Security Defaults in Azure Portal. IMPORTANT, SECURITY DEFAULTS IS NOT ALWAYS ENABLED BY DEFAULT. YOU MUST CHECK YOUR SETTINGS
What does Security Defaults give you? Security Defaults when enabled provide the following preconfigured security settings:
Requiring all users to register for Azure AD Multi-Factor Authentication.
Requiring administrators to perform multi-factor authentication.
Blocking legacy authentication protocols.
Requiring users to perform multi-factor authentication when necessary.
Protecting privileged activities like access to the Azure portal.
Azure Active Directory security defaults | Microsoft Docs
How do you enable? Azure Active Directory > Properties > Manage Security Defaults > Yes > Save
Discovering and blocking legacy auth:
Discovering and blocking legacy authentication in your Azure and Microsoft 365 subscriptions – Jussi Roine
Understanding Modern vs Legacy auth:
Understanding Modern vs. Legacy Authentication in Microsoft 365 – Ru365 (campbell.scot)
How to enable the feature to prompt for Multi Factor Authentication when joining a device to an Azure Active Directory domain. We would also like to limit the number of devices a user can have to 5.
Start in Azure Active Directory Admin Center
Select Azure Active Directory > Devices
Under Devices click “Device Settings”
Now you can set the max number of devices per user and enforce MFA to join devices
#Security #LinkedIn turn on #2FA its really straight forward and I would suggest it’s a “must” to protect yourself/ LinkedIn account. Rather than recreate the wheel, I found this useful link where someone had done the hard work of explaining the how to enable 2FA. The setup / enable process should take less than 1-2minutes to complete. https://www.howtogeek.com/448273/how-to-turn-on-two-factor-authentication-for-linkedin/amp/
Example shown below where the options are set:
- Two-Step verification option to enable
If your concerned about loosing your phone, enable additional security for the FaceID when opening the LinkedIn app. If FaceID is already setup on the phone, just enable it in settings.
- App Lock using FaceID option to enable
Some legacy applications don’t support MFA. This is a solution to enable the apps to continue to function when MFA is enabled for a user in Office365.
How to create a “Additional Security Verification App Passwords”
Browse to https://portal.office.com/account/
Click “Security & Privacy” then click “Manage Security and Privacy”
Expand / Click on “Additional Security Verification”
Click “Create and manage app passwords”
Enter a Name , example “Diary Sync” and click “Next”
Click “copy password to clipboard” (YOU NEED THIS PASSWORD)
(password above example only)
Some might get this error. Copy the password. (short cut to copy > Ctrl +A, then Ctrl + C)
(password above example only)
You now have an application password which you can use with your legacy application without MFA causing any integration problems