What is MFA?

MFA stands for multi-factor authentication.  Let’s start with authentication. It is about proving who you are. In face-to-face situations you might present photo ID to prove who you are – a “relying authority” wants to see a passport or driving licence (for example) that is produced by some trustworthy “authentication provider” (like a government). When… Read more…

What is SSGM?

Self-service group management allows specific staff in an organization to manage groups themselves. Find out how self-service groups work in Azure AD Read more…

what is pass through auth

What is pass-through authentication?

Pass-through authentication (PTA) is a feature of Azure AD Connect – an agent running on one or several on-premises domain-joined servers, validates a user’s sign-on on behalf of Azure AD directly with the on-premises AD. Read more…

Understanding FIDO2 webinar with John Craddock

What is FIDO2?

What is FIDO2? Identity expert John Craddock explains how FIDO2 aims to eliminate passwords and strengthen security. Read more…

What is ECMA2

What is ECMA2?

What is ECMA2? Extensible Connectivity Management Agents enable an identity system to connect to identity stores in other systems. How does it work? Read more…

John Craddock's ultimate guide to Blockchain webinar

What is Blockchain?

Blockchain is a Decentralized Ledger Technology (DLT) which allows a definitive ledger of transactions to be created without the need for a central authority to arbitrate which transactions are valid. Read more…

What is SaaS

What is SaaS?

SaaS stands for ‘Software as a Service’ is when a software company provides their software on a hosted platform and the customer buys only what they need. Read more…

Office 365

What is Office 365?

Office 365 is a suite of Microsoft software and services subscriptions. It offers a range of familiar services to subscribers through the Microsoft cloud. Read more…

Authentication

What is Authentication?

IT authentication asks ‘who are you?’ before granting access. The usual ID/password model can be supplemented with various other methods for extra security. Read more…

what is GRC: Governance, Risk Management, and Compliance

What is GRC?

GRC stands for Governance, Risk Management & Compliance. These 3 disciplines can help an organization meet its objectives. In IT, typically that’s security. Read more…

What is MIM?

What is MIM?

Microsoft Identity Manager (MIM) is an on-premises server-based synchronization engine that synchronizes users’ digital identity data between systems. Read more…

MIM FIM ILM compared

MIM, FIM and ILM compared

MIM 2016, the latest incarnation of Microsoft’s on-premises identity management platform, incorporates the best features of its predecessors, FIM 2010 and ILM. But what are the differences in Microsoft’s identity management software? Read more…

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