Tag Archives: Security

Trusting MFA and device state for Azure AD external users

Azure Active Directory offers the ability to trust MFA and device compliance claims from other Azure AD tenants. Enabling MFA trust with another tenant streamlines the sign-in process for B2B collaboration users and enables access for B2B direct connect users. If you want to allow B2B direct connect with an external organization and your Conditional… Read More »

EU Parliament concludes political agreement on cybersecurity (NIS2)

The EU Parliament has on 13 MAY 2022 entered into a political agreement to approve the EU Directive 2020/0359 (called “NIS2”), containing new rules for cyber- and information security, which will affect a large number of European companies, authorities, and their supply chain. The final legal text is expected to be adopted by the end… Read More »

How to use Public Key Authentication with PuTTY SSH Client

PuTTY is an open source SSH and telnet client, originally developed for Microsoft Windows by a British programmer Simon Tatham. In addition to the SSH client, the development program includes the PuTTY Key Generator, which is a utility for generating RSA and DSA key pairs to enable more secure communication and passwordless authentication when accessing… Read More »

Windows update changes Group Policy Security Filtering (MS16-072)

With the 14. June 2016 patches, Microsoft released a Windows update that changes how Security Filtering is processed for Group Policies, and this change may cause group policies to fail on company computers. To solve the potential issue, follow the instructions below and ensure to apply one of the recommended resolution steps. MS16-072: Security update… Read More »

Upcoming communication and security features in Office 365

Several of the upcoming features in the Office 365 Road Map underlines a game changer in the competitive environment of both unified communication and security for Microsoft, its partners and the customers. Microsoft is currently developing and testing the integration of enterprise unified communication, domain purchase and message encryption services directly into Office 365, instead… Read More »