Identity-related sessions at Microsoft Ignite 2021 Fall Edition

Microsoft’s Ignite 2021 Fall event kicks off in two weeks.

Exactly eight months after Microsoft Ignite 2021 Spring Edition (organized from Tuesday March 2nd to Thursday March 4th, 2021), Microsoft's Ignite 2021 Fall event takes place from Tuesday November 2nd to Thursday November 4th, 2021)

This is another virtual Ignite event. The big advantage for you, is that you can attend Ignite for free again, just like last three Microsoft Ignite events.

As Identity geeks, we encourage you to attend the following Identity-related sessions at Microsoft Ignite 2021 Fall Edition:

 

Core Theme Sessions

CTS04 Protect Everything with End-to-End Security

Speaker: Vasu Jakkal
November 2, 6:35PM-7PM CEST

Organizations around the world are facing a surge of sophisticated cyber threats. The hybrid work world is creating new opportunities for bad actors, and increased challenges for IT teams. Join us to learn how Microsoft’s integrated, comprehensive approach to security is helping customers become more secure and resilient. Discover new products and innovations that help you protect everything, from the endpoint to the cloud, across security, compliance, identity, device management, and privacy. See how Microsoft Security is helping organizations of all sizes be safe in the face of increased global cyber threats.

 

Breakout Sessions

BRK242 Strengthen resilience with identity innovations in Azure Active Directory

Speakers: Nadim Abdo, Joy Chik, Joseph Dadzie, Sarah Handler and Balaji Parimi
November 2, 9:30PM-10PM CEST

Nation states and criminal syndicates are applying significant resources to orchestrate multi-pronged attacks against critical services and infrastructure. No single organization can withstand these onslaughts alone. In this session, we’ll share investments we’re making in Azure AD to help you stay protected and productive: a resilient platform, teams and tools that detect and respond to hard-to-identify attacks, and systems that strengthen the security posture of your expanding digital estate.

 

BRK244 From Strong to Stronger: Phishing Resistant authentication methods

Speakers: Inbar Cizer Kobrinsky and Tarek Dawoud
November 3, 11:30PM-12:10AM CEST

Are you trying to figure out your Passwordless journey? Are you not sure what makes Phishing resistant authentication methods better than the traditional Multi-factor authentication (MFA) methods? Are you not sure why there are new regulations and standards around multifactor authentication?​

The Identity Divisions will take you on a deep dive journey of how next generation of authentication methods like FIDO2 and Windows Hello for Business are Phishing resistant and share some of the deployment best practices we've seen from customers all over the world.​

In this session you will learn how Phishing resistant authentication methods works under the hood and why they are more secure, you will learn deployment strategies and tips and how to show value to your leadership and you secure users.

 

Product Roundtables

PRT072 Multi-Cloud Permissions Management

Speakers: Steve Ball, Jasmine Betthauser, Amelie Darchicourt, Maya Neelakandhan and Mark Wahl
November 3, 6:30PM-7PM CEST

Come talk to the Azure AD engineering team about your challenges and needs in permissions management for on-premises and multi-cloud environments. Ask all your questions about our recent acquisition of CloudKnox, a leader in Cloud Infrastructure Entitlement Management (CIEM), and our plan for an integrated cloud identity and access control solution.

 

PRT100 Secure DNS in hybrid networking with comprehensive “Zero-trust” network security strategies

Speakers: Sergio Figueiredo and Sarah O'Connor
November 2 7:30PM-8PM CEST

Calling all networking professionals! In this session, we will be sharing and previewing new concepts for monitoring, protecting and controlling DNS querying behaviors within Azure virtual networks and your own networks. You will be sharing your current experience and challenges of monitoring DNS security, preventing DNS data exfiltration and mitigating attacks. You will also be providing feedback on our new product concepts! Your input will help us shape the future of our DNS products!

 

Connection Zone Sessions

CONATEBRK242 Ask the Experts: Strengthen resilience with identity innovations in Azure Active Directory

Speakers: Steve Ball, Tarek Dawoud, Sarah Handler, Adam Harbour
November 2, 10:30PM-11PM CEST

Nation states and criminal syndicates are applying significant resources to orchestrate multi-pronged attacks against critical services and infrastructure. No single organization can withstand these onslaughts alone. In this session, we’ll share investments we’re making in Azure AD to help you stay protected and productive: a resilient platform, teams and tools that detect and respond to hard-to-identify attacks, and systems that strengthen the security posture of your expanding digital estate.

 

CONATEBRK244 Ask the Experts: From Strong to Stronger: Phishing Resistant authentication methods

Speakers: Inbar Cizer Kobrinsky and Tarek Dawoud
November 2, 10:30PM-11PM CEST

Are you trying to figure out your Passwordless journey? Are you not sure what makes Phishing resistant authentication methods better than the traditional Multi-factor authentication (MFA) methods? Are you not sure why there are new regulations and standards around multifactor authentication?​

The Identity Divisions will take you on a deep dive journey of how next generation of authentication methods like FIDO2 and Windows Hello for Business are Phishing resistant and share some of the deployment best practices we've seen from customers all over the world.​

In this session you will learn how Phishing resistant authentication methods works under the hood and why they are more secure, you will learn deployment strategies and tips and how to show value to your leadership and you secure users.

 

CONATE104 Ask the Experts: Building a co-creative enterprise with ManageEngine IT management solutions

Speakers: Prem Maheswaran, Romanus Prabhu Raymond and Hary Sekar
November 3, 4:30PM-5PM CEST

Collaboration, cross-functioning and automation are the key driving factors in building a co-creative IT enterprise. ManageEngine tools are excellent IT management solutions which can be integrated with the Microsoft ecosystem. This will enable organizations to leverage their existing IT investments to achieve effective collaboration, automated endpoint orchestration and seamless identity management without having to leave their everyday Microsoft applications.

 

CONITS104 Windows Server Hybrid for Beginners

Speaker: Orin Thomas
November 3, 1130PM-12AM

File servers, network infrastructure, software updates, security, identity, backup, and disaster recovery. Managing and maintaining this Windows Server functionality roles has been a core IT Pro task since the days of Windows NT 3.51.

In this session you’ll learn about the basics of administering these core Windows Server roles and how you can use Azure hybrid technologies to enhance what you can accomplish with them by integrating them with the cloud.

 

CONLL110 Exploring the Zero Trust Security Model

Speakers: Tarek Dawoud and Mark Simos
November 2, 11:30PM-12:45AM CEST

Today's organizations need a new security model that effectively adapts to the complexity of the modern environment, embraces the mobile workforce, and protects people, devices, apps, and data where they're located. Microsoft is deeply inspired to enable people everywhere to do the important work of defending their communities and organizations in an ever-evolving threat landscape. Learn more about the concepts and principles of the Zero Trust model and how Microsoft 365 supports it.

 

On Demand Sessions

OD412 Enhancing Microsoft 365 Security, Identity and Compliance with Saviynt

Speakers: Persio Afonso and Chris Gregory

This session will show how Saviynt, together with Azure Active Directory (Azure AD), delivers an unmatched level of identity insight and control. Organizations concerned about industry and regulatory compliance, and those that cannot afford to risk failed audits, look to Saviynt and Azure AD to solve these challenges.

 

OD421 Revive Hybrid AD/Office 365 Control with Identity Resilience & Improved Security

Speaker: Robert Bobel

Microsoft hybrid AD is complex and error-prone, placing security, compliance, and IT efficiency goals at risk. Moreover, new security threats emerge constantly. How do you balance it all? In this session, discover the only unified platform that solves your most important IT problems. Learn how Cayosoft enables: – Least privileged granular delegation with roles & rules – Monitoring of unwanted/unintended changes to mitigate breaches – Immediate rollback of unwanted change for identity resilience.

 

OD437 Security considerations during an AD Migration

Speakers: Bryan Patton and Joe Sharmer

There are a lot of doors swinging open during an Active Directory migration or consolidation project, and this is a great time for attackers to target your organization. There are also many organizations consolidating already compromised systems. This session will focus on the security missteps to avoid before, during and even after an AD migration project.

 

OD444 Secure your hybrid workforce: Start with strong authentication

Speaker: Patrick Schiess

The global shift to remote work has increased the security risk as more workers require access to corporate resources outside the firewall and from varying device types. Make strong passwordless authentication the first step in the Zero Trust journey by securing user access with YubiKeys and Microsoft Identity and Access Management products.

 

OD451 The role of delegation and automation in IAM

Speaker: Vivin Sathyan

We will walk through the native delegation concepts that we have for an on-premise Active Directory and Azure Active Directory. Show you how to implement the least delegation model for IAM. How to best create a checklist for effectual Identity creation and management and automate your routine IAM tasks by exerting supervision.

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