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Enhancing Your Security Posture with Entra ID Audit Logs

Enhancing Your Security Posture with Entra ID Audit Logs Ensuring the security of your organization’s identity and access management systems is vital. One of the most effective strategies to enhance your security posture is by regularly reviewing and updating your Entra ID (formerly Azure Active Directory) audit logs. These logs offer a detailed record of…

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New Feature in Microsoft Entra: Step-by-Step Guide to Assigning Roles via Access Packages

New Feature in Microsoft Entra: Step-by-Step Guide to Assigning Roles via Access Packages Microsoft Entra now supports a new public preview feature that allows administrators to assign roles using access packages. This addition is particularly beneficial for organizations that require efficient role management across various resources, such as applications, SharePoint sites, groups, and teams. This…

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Simplifying Microsoft 365 Admin Role Audits with a PowerShell Script

Simplifying Microsoft 365 Admin Role Audits with a PowerShell Script In the world of Microsoft 365 administration, knowing who holds what admin roles is key for security. I’ve created a PowerShell script that makes auditing these roles straightforward and efficient. Using Microsoft Graph, the script fetches all admin roles within your Microsoft 365 environment and…

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Effortlessly Retrieve Your Microsoft Tenant ID with PowerShell and Microsoft Graph

Effortlessly Retrieve Your Microsoft Tenant ID with PowerShell and Microsoft Graph In the dynamic world of IT and cloud services, the Microsoft Tenant ID plays a pivotal role, especially for administrators and developers working with Microsoft 365 and Azure services. It acts as a unique identifier for your organization’s tenant in Microsoft’s cloud platform, essential…

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Enhancing Security with Microsoft-Managed Conditional Access Policies

Enhancing Security with Microsoft-Managed Conditional Access Policies Microsoft’s introduction of automatically managed Conditional Access policies within Microsoft Entra marks a significant step forward in simplifying and enhancing security measures for organizations of all sizes. This initiative underscores the commitment to not just react to the cyberthreat landscape but to proactively safeguard user access and identity…

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How to Automate Guest Account UserType Updates in Microsoft Entra with PowerShell

Managing guest user accounts in Microsoft Entra (formerly Azure Active Directory) is a critical aspect of maintaining the security and functionality of your organization’s tenant. Guest accounts often require specific permissions that differ from those of regular users, and sometimes, it becomes necessary to elevate these permissions by changing the account type from Guest to…

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I am a Global Admin but don’t have access to Azure Subscriptions.

I am a Global Admin but don’t have access to Azure Subscriptions. One of the questions I get frequently is “If you are a Global Administrator, can you grant yourself access to the Azure Subscriptions?” The answer is YES you can and straight forward as well. To get started, navigate to Azure Active Directory and…

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Conditional Access Policy Templates

Conditional Access Policy Templates In this post, we will look at Conditional Access Policy Templates a feature which is currently still in Public Preview. These templates are designed to provide a more convenient method of deploying new policies based on Microsoft’s recommendations. If you are new to Conditional access policies or simply just want to…

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Conditional Access policy for Guest and External Accounts

Conditional Access policy for Guest and External Accounts In post, I will go through the steps of setting up a Conditional Access Policy which will enforce MFA for Guest and External Accounts. This will add another layer of protection if guest account credentials were compromised. To get started we need to sign into the Azure…

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Securing Azure Active Directory from PowerShell abuse

Securing Azure Active Directory from PowerShell abuse Malware attacks are evolving and once common tactics are becoming a thing of the past. Attack strategies, like using a third-party hacking program or injecting viruses from external sources, are almost obsolete as they leave a distinct footprint. Most antimalware tools can now detect the presence of a…

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