Will Microsoft Require MFA for all Azure Users?

Will Microsoft Require MFA for all Azure Users?

A recent post from Microsoft has left admins uncertain and with a lot of queries flashing in their minds. Microsoft said that the Azure teams will begin the gradual rolling out of additional tenant-level security measures this July that require multi-factor authentication (MFA) for all users. Unfortunately, no additional details about the enforcement of MFA and its…

Organizational Messages in Microsoft 365 Admin Center 

Organizational Messages in Microsoft 365 Admin Center 

“Effective teamwork begins and ends with communication” – that’s true! Better communication will help you increase productivity and collaboration in your Microsoft 365 environment. Sure, we have emails, Yammer posts, MS Teams, and other ways to communicate, but sometimes, important messages can get lost in the hustle. But don’t worry! 😎There’s a solution called Organizational…

How to Deploy Microsoft Places App?

How to Deploy Microsoft Places App?

In recent years, organizations have been adjusting to remote work, and constantly adapting to new developments. As the future of hybrid work demands a new approach — Microsoft Places, introduced at Ignite 2022, presents a promising solution for relaxing the transition to hybrid work. The highly anticipated Microsoft Places app for Web and Mobile designed to…

Platform SSO for macOS Out in Public Preview 

Platform SSO for macOS Out in Public Preview 

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 applications❌. 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 15 

Microsoft Entra External ID Generally Available from May 15 

Data breaches are making headlines daily, and customer identities are a prime target😕. 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

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…

How to Create High Volume Email in Exchange Online

How to Create High Volume Email in Exchange Online

For years, organizations using Microsoft 365 have surpassed the bulk email limits by using third-party solutions or on-premises servers. The reason? Using Exchange Online to send higher volumes of email often resulted in throttled user accounts, interrupting mail flow. Microsoft has made it clear that Exchange Online imposes outbound limits and is not designed for bulk emailing…

Configure Microsoft 365 Passkeys for Secure Logins

Configure Microsoft 365 Passkeys for Secure Logins

Microsoft report reveals that 4000 password attacks are happening every second (i.e., more than 300 million per day). How terrific!? Amidst all these attacks, going passwordless becomes a stronger solution. Ever imagined a world without passwords? Looks interesting, right? Thus, passwordless authentication is essential to prevent password attacks. Basically, there are four passwordless options integrated with Microsoft Entra…

Retirement of RBAC Application Impersonation Role in Exchange Online

Retirement of RBAC Application Impersonation Role in Exchange Online

Microsoft’s announcement about the retirement of the application impersonation role in Exchange Online is the response to the Midnight Blizzard attack. Initially, the attackers got in using a password spray attack in a legacy test non-production system that lacks MFA configuration. Then, they compromised a test OAuth app with elevated access in the non-production tenant. Adding…

Control Authentication Flows Using Conditional Access Policy

Control Authentication Flows Using Conditional Access Policy

In this digital world, we can access data from anywhere using any device. Consider accessing an application from your device that asks you to enter your credentials. Some devices have complex authentication processes to enter your credentials which is truly frustrating! Here comes authentication flows in Conditional Access that streamline the authentication process and make it…

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