Microsoft Entra Private Access gives users secure access to the internal network and cloud-based services from anywhere in the world. Setting up and maintaining (complex) VPN connections is now a thing of the past. Microsoft Entra Private Access is part of Microsoft Global Secure Access, which includes a range of identity and network access security products. The service is based on the SASE framework (Secure Access Service Edge), which combines WAN functions and zero-trust network access (ZTNA) in a cloud-based platform.
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Are you looking for information about Multi-Factor Authentication in Microsoft Azure and Microsoft 365? In this archive you will find all our posts about Multi-Factor Authentication.
An essential aspect of using cloud services is ensuring availability and performance. Outages or performance problems have a significant impact on today’s business processes and lost revenue, image damage and angry customers.
Azure Service Health is a free service from Microsoft Azure. The service provides real-time information in a dashboard about the status and performance of Azure services. The service continuously monitors resources and proactively informs about service problems.
Passwordless Sign In with a FIDO2-enabled security key such as a YubiKey in conjunction with Microsoft Entra ID (Azure AD) provides high security while maintaining ease of use. There is no longer any need to enter a username and password.
For users with private mobile devices who do not want to install the Microsoft Authenticator app, a security key from YubiKey offers a good alternative.
This tutorial sets up a YubiKey 5 security key for passwordless sign in to Microsoft Azure and Microsoft 365 services.
The use of multi-factor authentication is considered one of the most secure methods to protect an account and is therefore recommended by pretty much every provider by now. Due to this fact, the user receives many multi-factor authentication requests every day, which are probably no longer considered carefully and are approved out of habit.
Microsoft introduces number matching, a method that can prevent blind approval of the request.
For existing users with the Microsoft Authenticator App, number matching will be enabled by default on February 27, 2023.
The following tutorial will immediately enable number matching and therefore increase login security.
Multi-Factor Authentication improves security of every identity. Microsoft is working constantly to improve the security of their Microsoft 365 and Microsoft Azure accounts.
A new feature has been added to the Microsoft Authenticator App, which displays additional information in multi-factor authentication approval requests:
- which application sent the approval request
- sign-in location of the approval request