Send M365 Password Expiration Notification via Power Automate

The online world is constantly evolving, and with it, the threats to your organization’s data. Securing your Microsoft 365 environment requires a multi-layered approach, but strong passwords remain the first line of defensešŸ›”. For IT admins, managing these passwords effectively walks a tightrope between robust security and user convenience. Amid these challenges, it’s crucial to…

Brand Center in SharePoint Admin CenterĀ 

Inconsistent branding creates a scattered, unprofessional image for your company. Maintaining a consistent brand identity across all documents and sites can be challenging. SharePoint’s brand center in Microsoft 365 simplifies this task. This easy-to-use tool lets you bring your own fonts, colors, and images to create a unified look šŸŽØšŸ–Œ. Itā€™s a one-stop shop for managing…

Connect to SharePoint Online with CertificateĀ 

Managing access to SharePoint Online can become complex, especially when dealing with multiple applications and services. Instead of using traditional methods like Connect-SPOService with usernames and passwords, organizations can configure applications in MS Entra and grant them permissions to SharePoint Online and other Microsoft 365 services.   By leveraging certificates for authentication, only authorized applications with…

External Authentication MethodsĀ in Microsoft Entra

Entra ID is an identity provider that allows you to manage access to your resources and applications while protecting user identities. Users’ additional authentication like MFA is typically performed through various methods including passwords, SMS, phone calls, or an authenticator app. Microsoft is now introducing external authentication methods in public preview, which enables the integration…

Native Authentication for Microsoft Entra External ID

This post comes as a follow-up to our previous post on Microsoft Entra External ID. One of the most-talked developer-friendly features brought to Microsoft Entra ID is its native authentication support which is now in public previewšŸŽ‰.   Traditionally, authentication for mobile apps often relied on browser-delegated flows. While functional, they can introduce friction during sign-up…

Platform SSO for macOS Out in Public PreviewĀ 

Humans, although at the apex of the natural world’s hierarchy, struggle with the challenge of recalling numerous usernames and passwords to unlock their devices and applicationsāŒ. Fortunately, Microsoft has introduced Entra ID single sign-on (SSO), a convenient solution that allows users to access all their apps using just one set of credentials. This means users…

Microsoft Entra External ID Generally Available from May 15Ā 

Data breaches are making headlines daily, and customer identities are a prime targetšŸ˜•. Organizations are struggling to keep up with the ever-evolving threats, especially when it comes to managing external identities like customers, partners, and guests. Fortunately, Microsoft stepped in with a new solution: Microsoft Entra External ID. Microsoft Entra External ID, announced as a…

Multi-tenant Organization Capabilities in Microsoft 365

As organizations expand through mergers and acquisitions, handling multiple tenants can become a tangled mess. Multitenant management with different identity systems can be expensive and complex, thereby hindering seamless collaboration among users. To tackle this issue, Microsoft introduced multi-tenant organization for Microsoft Entra ID in September 2023. It offers powerful capabilities that extend to various…

Minimize Insider Risks with Adaptive Protection in Microsoft Purview

According to Microsoft, 93% of organizations are concerned about insider risks, with around 25% breaches happening yearly. These figures are indeed alarming!šŸšØ Implementing robust data security measures like Data Loss Prevention, Conditional Access, sensitivity labels is crucial. However, finding the right balance between security and productivity can be challenging. While strict policies may enhance security, they…

Microsoft 365 Archive for SharePointĀ 

As data ages in SharePoint, its usage typically drops. Yet, completely discarding inactive data proves challenging as it holds vital significance for business records and compliance. Without an efficient archiving solution, organizations struggle with overwhelming data volumes, soaring storage expenses, and inefficient retrieval processes which obstruct productivity. Introducing Microsoft 365 Archive, unveiled at Igniteā€™23 that…

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