Category: IAM

Tips and tricks on Securing your Data factory

Why? Like we all know Identity is a hot topic after the MFA fatigue methods or discovering and attacking our resources as external or internal entities but the often overlooked aspect of security is inside the data layer. You could…

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Azure AD Access reviews and the power of Machine learning

The above pic is AI based illustration for Access reviews and AI, it sure looks like it. It uses the same theme than many others but still it’s unique. AI has been in the news after OpenAI has created some…

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SQL Server 2022 and Azure ARC with Azure subscription model

SQL 2022 has arrived and in this post I will try out the new setup that should have Azure ARC install embedded. Why to use Azure ARC with SQL 2022? One reason could be security, you will get these features…

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Do’s and don’ts concerning security for Identity part 8

Continuing from last post with the same topic but now from the negative side of things. What could go wrong if you don’t do it right. This post will assume that you are still having on-premises AD with ADCS and…

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Azure Automation Account and Run as account deprecation

First covering why I wrote this article, well this is one reason And another reason is that PowerShell 7.2 came out in public preview. All old things must come to an end, well at least with Cloud services as they…

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Do’s and don’ts concerning security for Identity part 4

Continuing with the do’s of Identity and supposing that you are in part of your journey that you have either Hybrid or fully cloud-based identities. In the last part I covered how you can use Hybrid Identity Administrator role, Automation…

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Automatic assignment policy in Entitlement management

If you are not familiar with Entitlement management, read this first. Microsoft keeps evolving Azure AD Entitlement management solution, here is a feature added previously. And there is again a new feature added, let us see what it is. Automatic…

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Azure storage accounts and how to secure them?

In the last part I explained what storage accounts are and how you can access them. In this part I will explain how to protect them from insider or external risks. Defender for storage Azure storage accounts are billed hourly….

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Azure AD guest users and how to manage them?

Well this is true for the digital society. Before it was your passwords you had to keep safe. Now the password doesn’t make a huge difference as it should be only the first stage of sign-in process and second would…

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