Category: Entra

ChromeOS Flex and my findings for the security

What is ChromeOS Flex? It’s always nice to discover new things in this multi-cloud and multi-OS world of yours. Google bough Neverware back in 2020 and now there has been some working versions of ChromeOS Flex which is based on…

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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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Conditional access and authentication strength (preview)

First I wanted to mention the link problems inside Azure Portals. For a while and for some people portal.azure.com didn’t show the Authentication strengths in their portal, this has now been fixed in normal Azure portal. Entra portal on the…

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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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What’s new with Secure score in Microsoft Defender portal (and some other tips)

What is Secure score? Microsoft releases suggestions on security settings that should be turned on to enhance your security posture against external and internal threats. You’re given points for the following actions: Configuring recommended security features Doing security-related tasks Addressing…

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Microsoft Entra Verified ID went GA!

Back in 2018 Microsoft joined ID2020 alliance and started collaborating with Accenture and Avanade on a blockchain-based identity prototype for Azure. The intention was to give people means to identify them selves easily. And finally Yesterday Microsoft released the final product!…

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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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