Azure AD and Password Synchronization

There is always a big discussion about how safe it is to synchronize a “password” to the Microsoft cloud – Azure AD.

First of all, passwords are never synchronized to the cloud. Actually, the result of the 1000th iteration of the HMAS-SHA256 hashing function is being synchronized to the cloud. Read the rest

No DKIM Keys Saved for This Domain

DKIM will be more and more important in the future for authenticating legitimate e-mails. For this reason, I like to enable DKIM for all my domains in Office 365 tenants where DKIM is really easy to enable.

In Exchange Online console we can find DKIM under Protection -DKIM where we can usually see the option “Enable”. Read the rest

Microsoft Authenticator App Lock

Microsoft MFA has become a popular way of protecting access to Office 365 and Azure services. You can also use it to protect access to Facebook and other web services.

For additional security the latest version of Microsoft Authenticator allows you to require verification every time you run the app on your iOS device. Read the rest