Microsoft Entra Workload Identities Preview

Help secure identities for apps and services and their access to cloud resources.

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Manage and secure access by apps and services to cloud resources

Create more secure access policies

Assign conditional access policies to your apps or services based on location and risk level, all in one place.

Detect compromised identities

Help reduce risk exposure by intelligently detecting and responding to compromised workload identities.

Simplify lifecycle management

Manage lifecycles more easily with insight into access activities and status of workload identities.

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Introducing Microsoft Entra Workload Identities

What are workload identities?

Workload identities are identities granted to apps or services that need to access and communicate with other services.

Help protect apps and services with Microsoft Entra Workload Identities

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Enhance security with conditional access

Create security policies for each workload identity using conditional access.

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Contain threats and reduce risk

Intelligently detect and respond to compromised workload identities using cloud-based AI.

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Review usage and implement least privilege

See new and unused workload identities, then review their privileged access regular.

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Get more insight into workload identities

See new and unused workload identities and receive actionable recommendations to address security issues.

Blade006_Enhance_security_video

Enhance security with conditional access

Create security policies for each workload identity using conditional access.

Blade006_Contain_threats_video

Contain threats and reduce risk

Intelligently detect and respond to compromised workload identities using cloud-based AI.

Blade006_Review_usage_and_implement_video

Review usage and implement least privilege

See new and unused workload identities, then review their privileged access regular.

Blade006_Get_more_insights_video

Get more insight into workload identities

See new and unused workload identities and receive actionable recommendations to address security issues.

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Azure AD empowers organizations to manage and secure identities for employees, partners, and customers to access the applications and services they need. Azure AD provides an identity solution that integrates broadly, from on-premises legacy apps to thousands of top software as a service (SaaS) applications, delivering a seamless end-user experience and improved visibility and control.

Human identities include employees, partners, and customers. Non-human identities include identities for devices, apps, and services, referred to as “workload identities” in the industry. In Microsoft Entra, workload identities include applications and service principals.