Category: Identity Platform

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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Do’s and don’ts concerning security for Identity part 7

Once again, more best practices for Identity. In the last part I covered how we can protect your applications from leaking content. Keep your Identities secure and how to keep using MFA after on-premises MFA Server will not work anymore….

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Do’s and don’ts concerning security for Identity part 6

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 create your own roles and use…

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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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Certificate-based authentication is generally available!

Microsoft announced today at Ignite 2022 that Certificate-Based Authentication is officially out of preview and ready to use! Why CBA was created? “In May of 2021, the President issued Executive Order 14028, Improving the Nation’s Cybersecurity calling for the Federal Government to modernize…

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Do’s and don’t concerning security for Identity part 1

In simplified terms there is two different ways to build a cloud service. Cloud-based or Cloud native Hybrid There is also different possibilities to federate Identities between Cloud service providers but also with Federation services through on-premises environment. Azure AD…

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TOTP globally available for Azure AD B2C

I wrote before a post about B2C in general, how to use our own custom domain thru Azure Front door and how to use custom policies. I prefer that you read these out to get clearer picture of B2C functionality….

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Microsoft Entra Permissions Management

Entra has combined three existing solutions under entra.microsoft.com: Azure Active Directory (Azure AD)  Multicloud identity and access management solution with integrated security.  Microsoft Entra Permissions Management​  One unified model to manage permissions ​of any identity across any cloud.  Microsoft Entra Verified ID​ …

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