As we shared earlier this year in The state of apps by Microsoft identity report, organizations have been connecting all types of apps with Azure AD to keep employees connected and secure in this era of remote work. In case you missed Microsoft Ignite earlier this month, we’ve been busy adding new capabilities to help you secure and manage your apps in the cloud and on-premises with Azure AD. Read on to learn more about new app management updates we made this month!
Increase IT efficiency with new enterprise app management capabilities
We’ve released three new enterprise app management updates to give you more ways to secure and manage apps while simplifying employees’ access to the apps they need.
Modernize your app authentication from Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS) to Azure AD
One of the best ways to secure your environment is to manage everything from the cloud—and that includes moving your application’s authentication off AD FS to Azure AD. To help upgrade your application authentication from AD FS to Azure AD, the AD FS activity and insights report is now generally available.
Secure your on-premises apps with Azure AD application proxy
During the past 12 months, organizations have increasingly relied on Azure AD Application Proxy service to give employees remote access to their on-premises apps. To help you get even more out of Azure AD Application Proxy we’ve made the following enhancements:
Tell us what you think
As always, we’d love to hear from you. Please let us know what you think in the comments below or on the Azure AD feedback forum. And be sure watch our on demand Ignite session “Prevent attacks by protecting your applications with Azure Active Directory” to learn more about these new app management capabilities.
Alex Simons (@Alex_A_Simons)
Corporate VP of Program Management
Microsoft Identity Division
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