A phone with the microsoft authentication app on it.

Microsoft Multifactor Authentication (MFA)

Yann News 4 minutes

Microsoft is enabling a stronger form of multifactor authentication beginning September 15, 2023 Whom is this aimed at? This will be aimed at companies with Microsoft Entra ID tenants. Why is Microsoft doing this? This is an urgent initiative to drive Azure AD users to transition from SMS/Voice-based Multi-factor Authentication to Microsoft Authenticator app-based MFA. These telephony-based methods of MFA …

What is shadow IT and how can it help businesses?.

What is Shadow IT and how can businesses combat it?

Yann News 11 minutes

Shadow IT refers to information technology (IT) projects that are managed outside of, and without the knowledge of, the IT department. As companies reach to the “cloud” their enthusiasm for hasty adoption can suddenly be tempered by security, compliance, and governance concerns. Once this is reviewed and a plan of action made then adoption makes perfect sense. However it’s the shadow/ …

Microsoft Azure cloud OS with Azure Active Directory.

What Azure Active Directory can do for your business

Yann News 9 minutes

During the 2020 pandemic, there was a shift from office-based authentication to home working. Fortunately, most of our clients had already migrated to the cloud and their phones were cloud-based. If the business was not cloud-centric, they would need access to data and if the physical server was in the office, then this posed a few problems. Data needs to …

What is all the fuss about passwordless authentication?

What is all the fuss about Passwordless Authentication?

Yann Guides, News 9 minutes

Poor password hygiene remains a key security weakness for many businesses. All employees know that a password should be long, complex, unique and never shared with anyone. Although this is simple in theory, in practice it can be difficult to remember a new complex password for every application or system. For this reason, it is common for employees to re-use …