Protecting AAD identities with the right MFA method

It's no secret: cyberattacks are becoming more frequent and more sophisticated. But even the simplest techniques often lead the attackers to success. After all, the weakest link in the defense against cyber attacks is the human being. In this post, I show how you can protect Azure Active Directory (AAD) identities with the right MFA method without neglecting the human factor. Not only is the security aspect important to consider, but also user acceptance.

Backup and restore MFA-configuration

MFA Configuration Backup

Multi-factor authentication is widely used today and should be standard for all companies and individuals. But what if the configured MFA device is lost or broken? Microsoft's Authenticator App offers a practical, simple and secure solution to this problem through cloud backup of the MFA configuration. With it you can easily backup your existing MFA configuration. This article shows how to activate the backup, add another MFA device, load the backup data and remove the lost or broken device. And all of this can be done very easily in a few steps.

Integration of Azure MFA in an RDS environment

Azure MFA mit RDS

This blog post explains how to set up Azure Multi-Factor Authentication for your On-Premises Remote Desktop Service (RDS) environment. The blog post is intended to help you understand and shows the most important steps for preparation as a step-by-step guide. Multi-Factor Authentication The concept of Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) is already widely used and respected today. Such an authentication consists of several components, not ... Read more