Retrieving Azure MFA registration status with PowerShell

I’m in the process of supporting one of our clients to enable Azure Multifactor Authentication for all their users because at a later stage we want to introduce Conditional Access. In a larger environment it’s probably a good idea to start informing users about MFA, why and how it works. Then ask users to start registering themselves. In our case we’re using the Converged registration for self-service password reset and Azure Multi-Factor Authentication which is Read More …

Windows 7 Hybrid Join and MFA ramblings

Today I ran into an issue where Windows 7 would not hybrid join as expected. Before going into the details, for those who might not be aware like Windows 10 and Server 2016, you can also hybrid join down-level devices. The functionality is of course not built into Windows so you need to install the “Microsoft Workplace Join for non-Windows 10 computers” software. One reason why you want to hybrid join Windows 7 devices is Read More …

How to monitor your Azure AD emergency account with Cloud App Security

As a best practice you should have at least one or two emergency accounts in your Azure Active Directory. You would use these accounts in the event where due to a configuration mistake you inadvertently locked yourself out of the Azure Active Directory or when for some reason you can’t use MFA that should be enabled on all administrative accounts. For more guidance about creating emergency accounts I suggest you read Manage emergency access accounts Read More …

Stay in Control of AzureAD Enterprise Application registrations with Cloud App Security

Azure Active Directory provides a simple process that provides users with a single sign-on (SSO) experience for accessing cloud-based applications using their AzureAD identity. This is a great capability as it removes the need for users to manage multiple identities while enterprises keep visibility and if needed control over which applications are used by their employees. By default, all users within Azure Active Directory have the rights to register an application and users can allow Read More …