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Security in the Cloud with Office 365

Making the move to the cloud can be intimidating. There are many things to consider: What are the best practices? Who are the most knowledgeable vendors? Which is the best solution? But one consideration that should be at the forefront of all cloud migration decisions is security. Many organizations can be hesitant to make the […]

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Identity Management in Office 365

Identity and authentication management is the most crucial component of any migration to Office 365. Office 365 uses the cloud-based user authentication service Azure Active Directory to manage users and offers three identity models: cloud-only, synchronized, and federated. It is important to carefully consider which identity model to use, as well as the cost and […]

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4 Things You Can Do Right Now to Protect Your Azure Resources

Diligence in security implementation for your Microsoft Azure resources is critical. Here are just a few of the ways you can quickly improve your security posture in Azure: Use Security Policies Not only can you define policies for your entire Azure subscription, you can also tailor them for each resource group based on your company’s security […]

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Sitecore Security Settings Involving the Home Item

Usually the Home Item in a Sitecore site infrastructure is a key item since all other pages of the site are descendants of this one item so if the wrong thing happens to this item, the site can go down.  So this particular item tends to get protected from a security stand point. A short […]

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SharePoint Online – Security and Privacy of Data

For many of my clients security and privacy of data in the cloud is the top most priority.  Balancing the fine line of making your data secure but yet still allowing end users to get their jobs done efficiently and effectively is the key to success for a cloud implementation.   You cannot have security without usability because […]

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How to add custom claims to Azure Mobile App authentication

Azure Mobile Apps (formerly known as Azure Mobile Services) provide a great cloud based framework for rapid development of mobile applications (which also could be used to develop web applications, when needed). Azure Mobile Apps empower developer with a tools set (both client-side and server-side) helping to tackle on common mobile application development tasks, like: […]

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TLS 1.2 and .NET Support: How to Avoid Connection Errors

I recently ran into an interesting issue when developing a connector for a third-party API. When trying to connect to the API endpoint, I received the following error message: “An error occurred while making the HTTP request to https://<API endpoint>. This could be due to the fact that the server certificate is not configured properly […]

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Azure Active Directory Reporting APIs Now Available

One of the most common things we hear from our clients is their need to automatically access security related reports from Azure AD. With last week’s announcement from Microsoft about AAD Reporting APIs Public Preview, we now have that capability. Azure AD already has a robust set of activity, security and audit reports, with some […]

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Azure: Did You Know? No Integrated Authentication in SQL Azure

Microsoft Azure SQL Database is very similar to on-premises SQL Server, but there are a few key differences. One of these difference is that SQL Azure doesn’t support integrated authentication (i.e. when caller is identified by its domain account). I assume this is a technical limitation which could be explained by the lack of domain […]

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New features for Office 365 SSO and RMS – Ignite 2015

Some very exciting new capabilities were announced here (Ignite conference) as part of the Office 365 suite powered by Azure AD and rights management service. I will share two of these here • Cloud App Discovery • Document Tracking Cloud App Discovery With 365 you’re already setup for SSO but if you require some advanced […]

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