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Credential Management and Access Control with Active Directory and Entra ID

by Neil Morrissey

Modern authentication uses a variety of factors and technologies to verify the identity of a user. This course will teach you how to implement passwordless authentication options, on-premises and in the cloud.

What you'll learn

Modern authentication and authorization management goes beyond just managing passwords. In this course, Credential Management and Access Control with Active Directory and Entra ID, you’ll learn how to implement strong, phishing-resistant authentication using a variety of technologies. First, you’ll explore Entra multifactor authentication (MFA). Next, you’ll discover how Active Directory Federation Services can abstract away authentication for applications and how it can be used for integrating with Azure and other organizations. Finally, you’ll learn how to implement passwordless options like Windows Hello for Business and FIDO2 security keys. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge needed to implement passwordless authentication methods in your organization.

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About the author

Neil has worked on everything from early mobile .NET compact framework apps to modern Azure based web apps during his years in IT. As a developer and architect, he has focused on .NET and JavaScript application development, security, and hosting across a variety of Microsoft platforms, including ASP.NET, SharePoint, and Dynamics CRM. Neil has several Microsoft Certifications, including MCPD, MCSA, and MCSD.

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