Security Reviews in Preview in Azure AD Premium

July 30, 2015

Hey Many large organizations are required to do security reviews (what we identity geeks commonly call "attestation campaigns") to prove that only the correct employees have access to specific important resources in order to meet government and industry compliance requirements. We've received a LOT of requests from customers to add support for this kind of campaign for the privileged roles in Azure AD, Intune and Office 365.     Read More: http://blogs.technet.com/b/ad/archive/2015/07/29/security-reviews-in-preview-in-azure-ad-premium.aspx    
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Microsoft Security Bulletin MS15-078 – Critical

July 21, 2015

Hey This security update resolves a vulnerability in Microsoft Windows. Vulnerability in Microsoft Font Driver Could Allow Remote Code Execution The vulnerability could allow remote code execution if a user opens a specially crafted document or visits an untrusted webpage that contains embedded OpenType fonts.     https://technet.microsoft.com/library/security/MS15-078  
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Enhancing Azure VMs Protection with ESET File Security Extension

July 19, 2015

Hey Microsoft announced that this week ESET became part of the Azure Marketplace Security VM Extensions family. By provisioning ESET File Security as VM extension, users can get the enhanced security and experience of ESET. Their Solution, designed specifically for Windows Server is expanded to an even larger user base – business customers hosting their virtual server infrastructure in Azure. ESET File Security is another example of the possibilities to enrich and expand the Azure VMs features using the VM Extension technology. By Using that Feature Customers can move their current Licenses and expand their workloads to Microsoft Azure.     Read More: https://azure.microsoft.com/blog/2015/07/17/enhancing-azure-vms-security-with-eset/    
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July 2015 – 4 New Security Critical Bulletins

July 14, 2015

Hey Microsoft released 4 new security critical bulletins for July 2015:       MS15-065 Security Update for Internet Explorer (3076321)  MS15-066 Vulnerability in VBScript Scripting Engine Could Allow Remote Code Execution (3072604)  MS15-067 Vulnerability in RDP Could Allow Remote Code Execution (3073094)  MS15-068 Vulnerabilities in Windows Hyper-V Could Allow Remote Code Execution (3072000)     
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ADFS – “The SPN required for this Federation Service is already set on another Active Directory account” Issue

July 12, 2015

Hey While installing ADFS I facing the "The SPN required for this Federation Service is already set on another Active Directory account. Choose a different Federation Service name and try again." It is probably because I used the "Create Self-Signed Certificate" feature in IIS Managed to create the SSL certificate required by ADFS. The issue that creating the SSL certificate this way causes is that the created certificate has a subject that matches exactly My computer name.   The issue solve when, create a self signed certificate using the makecert.exe tool using a wildcard like so: makecert.exe -n "CN=*.contoso.local" -pe -r -sv ADFS.pvk ADFS.cer This command...
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Azure AD Reporting API Public Preview

July 8, 2015

Hey Azure Active Directory provides you a compelling set of activity, security and audit reports that you can access through the Reports tab in the Azure Management portal. in order to pull the data into SIEM systems, custom dashboards, Excel, Power BI, etc. Yesterday, Microsoft thrilled to announce the public preview of the Azure AD Reporting API. Using this set of REST APIs you can now programmatically access data from Azure AD reports in a format best suited to your specific needs.         Read More: http://blogs.technet.com/b/ad/archive/2015/07/07/azure-ad-activity-security-and-auditing-reporting-api-public-preview.aspx        
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