If there's one topic all administrators can agree on, it's that security is something every organization should work to improve in 2022. In this two-part article series, we explain ten different ways to improve tenant security that every administrator should consider. The first part reviews five ways to harden tenant security without the need for extra licenses, using controls that every organization can implement.
Microsoft launched the preview of Azure AD custom security attributes on December 1. Custom attributes are well known to Exchange administrators. In this article, we look at how to create and add Azure AD custom security attributes, how to transfer data from Exchange to Azure AD, and how to retrieve information from the attributes. Azure AD custom security attributes have some advantages, but they also have some downsides.
For many organizations it is not possible to implement and manage Office 365 to the level of security necessary without Azure AD Premium. It is also not possible to effectively deploy and consume the capabilities of Azure AD Premium all at once. Recommending a phased deployment approach, Brian Desmond walks you through implementation of the four most important features you should start with.
How to use Azure Active Directory Privileged Identity Management (PIM) to provide "just in time" administrative access to Office 365 and Azure AD features.
Announcements at Microsoft Ignite 2017 brought to light the additional licensing costs for using some features of Office 365 Groups.
Microsoft is rolling out a change from August 2017 for Azure Active Directory conditional access policies to begin applying to the Office 365 portal.