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Azure Bootcamp – Learn From Global Experts

On September 30, 2021, IT pros and developers from South Africa are coming together once again to host the first online Azure Bootcamp event! User Group Leads will bring you the latest information and features about Azure and Cloud Computing. The online event is free and hosted live on Twitch.

September 29, 2021

Azure AD App Management Method Policies Harden Application Security Posture

Still in public preview, new application authentication method policies will help Microsoft 365 customers adhere to best practices for managing application credentials, while asserting pressure on ISVs to do the same. Going forward we can expect this to turn into a standard configuration, enforced across many organizations. To address the problem, Microsoft is ready to release a set of features to help. In this article, we introduce you to Azure AD application authentication method policies, one of the features in the set.

September 22, 2021

The Case for Azure AD Join

Despite the growing acceptance of Azure AD to manage identities, one of its main advantages as a platform that manages and secures identities is Azure AD join (AADJ), which still elicits hesitation amongst many IT professionals. This article delves into the justifications for switching to Azure AD join, breaks down some myths around it, and explains why your default position should be Azure AD join.

September 17, 2021

How to Convert Azure B2B Guest Users to Members While Maintaining User Collaboration

Azure B2B guest accounts are often created during a Merger & Acquisition, so teams from both organizations can easily collaborate during the business and technology integration. However, these external users with B2B Guest accounts in their directory will eventually need to be migrated, which is problematic since B2B Guest accounts aren’t recognized as being licensed. The guest account can be removed and a new one created, but previous permissions would be lost. So how do we preserve permissions, keep collaborating without managing two sets of credentials while preparing the user account for data migrations? This article walks you through a solution that can be used in certain situations to help you easily manage the account to meet your needs.

September 8, 2021