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From intelligent tools built on inclusivity to the latest in Windows—here’s what’s new in Microsoft 365

This month, we’re adding new capabilities to make everyone more comfortable in meetings, feel empowered in the diverse hybrid workplace, and be able to switch devices more easily.

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Work remotely, stay secure—tips for CISOs

With many employees suddenly working from home, there are things an organization and employees can do to help remain productive without increasing risk.

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Government data protection—earning and retaining the public’s trust with Microsoft 365

Earning and retaining the public’s trust requires a modern approach to protecting data. Governments can adopt a Zero Trust approach to cybersecurity with the help of Microsoft 365.

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Enhance your security posture with Microsoft Azure Sentinel—now generally available

Azure Sentinel—the flexible, scalable, cloud-native SIEM—is now generally available.

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New Azure Active Directory capabilities help you eliminate passwords at work

Announcing the public preview of FIDO2 security keys support for passwordless sign-in to Azure AD.

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Secure password-less sign-in for your Microsoft account using a security key or Windows Hello

We just turned on the ability to securely sign in with your Microsoft account using a standards-based FIDO2 compatible device—no username or password required!

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Microsoft named a 2018 Gartner Peer Insights Customers’ Choice for Access Management

Microsoft was recognized as a 2018 Gartner Peer Insights Customers’ Choice for Access Management, Worldwide—which is a strong validation that that our customers value the innovations we added to Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) this year.

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The role of standards in accelerating innovation

By building upon widely implemented industry standards, innovators are free to focus on the innovative aspects of their work, letting existing standards do the heavy lifting.

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Microsoft Authenticator companion app for Apple Watch now in public preview

Announcing the Microsoft Authenticator app for Apple Watch! Now you’ll be able to approve notifications on your Watch without having to get your phone.

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It’s time for token binding

The last few months have been some very exciting times in the world of identity and security standards. Due to the efforts of a broad set of experts across the industry, we’ve made incredible progress in finalizing a broad set of new and improved standards that will improve both the security and user experiences of a generation of cloud services and devices.

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Eight essentials for hybrid identity #3: Securing your identity infrastructure

While we fight the good fight to ward off threats in your cloud infrastructure, we’d also like to recommend steps that you can take that could immediately protect your hybrid infrastructure.

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Vision + Execution: Microsoft named a leader again in Gartner MQ for Access Management

For the second year in a row, Gartner has positioned Microsoft in the Leaders Quadrant in the 2018 Magic Quadrant for Access Management.

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Eight essentials for hybrid identity #2: Choosing the right authentication method

I’m here to share with you the next part in our “Eight essentials for hybrid identity” blog series, based on what we’ve learned from working with tens of thousands of organizations on this hybrid journey.