Monthly updates for Azure Active Directory: May 2019
Gain visibility and control over your security posture by discovering opportunities that will help to improve security across your organization
Azure AD Conditional Access policy for the combined MFA and password reset security info registration experience
Control the conditions in which sentive security information for multi-factor authentication and self-service password reset can be registered.
Passwords for accounts created in Azure AD can now be up to 256 characters including spaces.
.NET developers can use MSAL.NET to securely sign-in and authenticate any Microsoft identity (Azure AD and Microsoft Accounts) and call Microsoft Graph or other APIs.
Register, configure and manage all your apps in the new application registration blade in the Azure portal.
GitHub Enterprise customers can synchronize groups of users with Azure AD to leverage existing infrastructure.
To support the needs of enterprise customers, GitHub Enterprise customers can now synchronize groups of GitHub users with Azure Active Directory (AAD) and thus enforce a secure workplace identity. AAD synchronization allows GitHub customers to leverage their existing AAD solution for group membership so that their administrators and developers can focus on their application development. Read blog
GitHub users now can sign into Microsoft applications, including Azure Portal and Azure DevOps using their GitHub account. This update enables developers to go from repository to deployment with just their GitHub account. The new login system will try to match a user’s GitHub account to an existing Microsoft identity with access to Azure. If the system can’t find one, it creates one for the user that's keyed to their GitHub account, providing a seamless login experience. Read blog
Create conditional access policies which determine how often users need to provide sign-in credentials and if they need to provide them after closing and reopening browsers.