Azure AD Admin Console

For some time, the Azure AD administrative functions have been moving to the Azure Portal (https://portal.azure.com). But did you know that there is...

Microsoft Authentication Library (MSAL) updated

Microsoft announced the release of production-ready previews of MSAL .NET, MSAL iOS, MSAL Android, and MSAL Javascript at the Build conference today. For all of the...

Your Guide to Office at Build 2017

The Office Team has a summary blog post about announcements at Build 2017. Most noteworthy: New and Updated Microsoft Authentication Library (MSAL) Previews SharePoint Framework Extensions...

Azure AD goodness in Flow

The Flow team announced some Azure AD capabilities today. This will allow busy administrators to lessen the burden by applying some process to AAD updates. Details...

Azure AD Enables SaaS App Usage

In a post on the Enterprise Mobility blog, Alex Simons showed a graph with the most-popular third-party apps accessed by Azure AD users: Quite Impressive!...

Azure AD B2B Collaboration reaches GA

All the details on the Enterprise Mobility and Security Blog: https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/enterprisemobility/2017/04/12/azure-ad-b2b-collaboration-is-generally-available/...

End of Support for DirSync/Azure AD Sync is approaching

DirSync and Azure AD Sync will reach end of Support as planned on April 13, 2017. https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/enterprisemobility/2017/04/10/end-of-support-for-dirsync-and-azure-ad-sync-is-rapidly-approaching-time-to-upgrade-to-aad-connect/...

Chicago Code Camp - 2017

The 9th annual Chicago Code Camp is a daylong polyglot developer conference hosted for the local and regional developer community. I am delighted to be presenting...

Azure AD B2C Access Tokens

The Identity & Access management team has posted on their blog the milestone of Azure AD B2C Access Tokens now in public preview. There is a...

ADAL v3 diagnostic logging

If you read the documentation on http://graph.microsoft.io regarding authentication, you eventually get directed to the ADAL documentation for version 2.19.208020213 for...

Azure AD in the new portal

Finally, the directory administration is coming to the new portal in Microsoft Azure! We've turned on the public preview of the Azure AD admin experience in...

Microsoft Whitepaper: Identity & Access Management in the Cloud

Microsoft has published a whitepaper (in conjunction with CIO Magazine) that discusses Identity & Access Management (IAM) via Azure AD Premium. This is a topic near...

Using ASP.NET vNext Authorition policy scheme on MVC 5

In ASP.NET MVC, individual controller/actions can be protected by decorating the class/method with the System.Web.Mvc.Authorize attribute. The attribute provides for...

Azure Blog: Guidance for Identity Management in multitenant applications

If you are writing applications that will live in or consume the Microsoft Cloud, you must understand this guidance! Blog post: https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/...

Unity Connect Online sessions

I was thrilled by the large turnout in my sessions for UnityConnect online! Thanks to all those who attended. The recording and materials for the session...