Passwordless is Microsoft’s strategy to improve enterprise security and enable end-user convenience at the same time. The era of passwords is slowly coming to an end and Microsoft offers readily-available solutions for your colleagues to sign-in to their devices and services. However, with its many passwordless methods, Microsoft isn’t making it easy for identity admins … Continue reading "Choosing the right Passwordless sign-in method for your colleagues"
This, week, the Azure AD Connect team made the following announcement on the Azure AD Connect: Version release history page: Starting on November 1st, 2020, we will begin implementing a deprecation process whereby versions of Azure AD Connect that were released more than 18 months ago will be deprecated. At that time we will begin … Continue reading "Deprecation of older Azure AD Connect versions announced for November 1, 2020"
The world we live in has changed significantly over the past few years. We can no longer afford to use our traditional approach to IT. We need to adopt a new way of thinking. In my opinion, this way of thinking doesn’t end with maintenance, but starts with lifecycle management. The traditional approach Enterprises … Continue reading "Why Lifecycle Management can’t be a mere afterthought anymore"
I’ve been involved in quite some Microsoft Hybrid Identity implementations: Big and small implementations, with and without AD FS next to Azure AD Connect, with Azure AD Connect and 3rd party tooling. One thing though, all these implementations had in common was the admin account(s) they needed done right. You can dial a lot of … Continue reading "Recommended Practices for your Hybrid Identity Admin accounts"