Updates Archives

Monthly updates for Azure Active Directory: May 2019

May 21

Identity Secure Score in the Azure AD Portal

NOW AVAILABLE

Gain visibility and control over your security posture by discovering opportunities that will help to improve security across your organization

  • Azure Active Directory
  • Features
  • Security
May 16

Azure AD Conditional Access policy for the combined MFA and password reset security info registration experience

IN PREVIEW

Control the conditions in which sentive security information for multi-factor authentication and self-service password reset can be registered.

  • Azure Active Directory
  • Features
  • Security
May 14

Expansion of the password character limit in Azure AD

NOW AVAILABLE

Passwords for accounts created in Azure AD can now be up to 256 characters including spaces.

  • Azure Active Directory
  • Features
  • Security
May 7

Microsoft Authentication Library for .NET

NOW AVAILABLE

.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.

  • Azure Active Directory
  • Features
  • Security
May 6

Microsoft Authentication Library for Javascript

NOW AVAILABLE

Developers building a Single Page Javascript App can use MSAL.js to securely sign-in and authenticate any Microsoft identity (Azure AD and Microsoft Accounts) and call Microsoft Graph or other APIs.

  • Azure Active Directory
  • Features
  • Security
May 6

Unified application registration experience

NOW AVAILABLE

Register, configure and manage all your apps in the new application registration blade in the Azure portal.

  • Azure Active Directory
  • Features
  • Security
May 6

Azure AD support in GitHub Enterprise

NOW AVAILABLE

GitHub Enterprise customers can synchronize groups of users with Azure AD to leverage existing infrastructure.

  • Azure Active Directory
  • Features
  • Security
May 6

Azure Active Directory support in GitHub Enterprise

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

  • Azure Active Directory
  • Features
  • Security
May 6

GitHub Identity support for Azure

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

  • Azure Active Directory
  • Features
  • Security
May 1

Authentication session management in Azure AD Conditional Access

IN PREVIEW

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.

  • Azure Active Directory
  • Features
  • Security

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