Azure Active DirectoryAzure AD Management

Enable Azure AD Password Writeback: Step-by-step guide

Self-service password reset and password writeback : Simplified The self-service password reset (SSPR) in Azure Active Directory (Azure AD), now known as Microsoft Entra ID,  lets users to reset or change their passwords on cloud. With the password writeback feature, the updated password in cloud, also gets written back in the on-premises active directory (AD) of the organization. Why to enable…
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Azure Active DirectoryAzure AD Security

Microsoft Entra Verified ID: Secure digital identity management

The changing digital landscape introduces a greater risk of identity theft and data concerns. In 2023, compromised credentials accounted for almost 20 percent of security breaches, making them the most common initial attack vector. Microsoft Entra Verified ID steps in with a Decentralized Identity approach to digital data, representing the next generation of identity management.  What is…
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Azure Active DirectoryAzure AD Management

Managing guest access safely with Microsoft Entra

Businesses often require several partners, organizations, and customers to collaborate and exchange data. Microsoft Entra allows these external entities to access your IT environment seamlessly without compromising on security. Guest access can be managed through Microsoft Entra ID and Microsoft Entra ID Governance. Guest access management with Microsoft Entra ID  Here’s how you can manage…
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Azure Active DirectoryAzure AD Management

How to transfer an Azure subscription to a different Azure AD directory

Microsoft’s Azure subscription acts as a container for various services and resources within an Azure Active Directory (AD) environment, now known as Microsoft Entra ID. Inside this container, you’ll find a variety of tools and features, including virtual machines, databases, machine learning tools, and more for easy management and access. When a user creates an Azure subscription, it…
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Azure Active DirectoryAzure AD Security

Microsoft Entra Single Sign-On: Explained

Striking the balance in cybersecurity is key. Ironically, the push for stronger security measures can encourage users to adopt weaker digital habits, such as reused and simple passwords. Single Sign-On (SSO) can alleviate these issues by eliminating the need for juggling multiple login credentials. Microsoft Entra offers a range of applications you can use with SSO. This article provides an…
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Azure AD External Identities for B2C scenarios: Overview

Azure AD External Identities, a part of Microsoft Entra is a feature that provides a secure and efficient digital experience for identities outside an organization with customization controls.To break it down, partners, customers, suppliers, etc. can be securely authorized and authenticated. With Azure AD, external identities and user directories can be unified in one portal to manage access…
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Azure Active DirectoryAzure AD Best practices

Identity Governance in Azure AD: Best practices for implementation

To improve security and compliance in their digital environments, enterprises must first implement Identity Governance in Azure Active Directory (AD), which includes privileged identity management (PIM) and access reviews. Imagine your organization’s resources as a vast digital kingdom. Identity governance in Azure AD acts as your loyal steward, ensuring only authorized individuals have…
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How to resend Azure AD invitation to guest user?

Why does an organization need guest users In today’s digital landscape, organizations often collaborate with external businesses, providing access to certain resources or services within the organization’s digital ecosystem is essential for collaboration and facilitating workflows. Guest users enable seamless collaboration while maintaining security and control over important…
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Master Azure AD automation with Microsoft Graph PowerShell

For Active Directory (AD) administrators, using native AD tools for recurring tasks can be time-consuming. PowerShell is a scripting language built into Windows, that can tackle this issue by automating repetitive tasks. While Azure AD PowerShell has been a reliable tool for managing Azure AD, there is now a need for a shift towards Microsoft Graph PowerShell. This article provides a brief intro…
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Azure Active DirectoryAzure AD Management

Elevate access for Azure subscriptions and group management

As organizations expand their Azure active directory (AD) usage, managing multiple subscriptions and organizing resources across various departments or projects becomes increasingly complex. To streamline this process and ensure effective governance, Azure offers a feature called “Elevate access,” which allows users to manage all subscriptions centrally and management groups. This…
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