8 Truths and Tips: Avoiding Outages in Azure Active Directory and Hybrid AD

Unfortunately, Active Directory data loss (in Azure, on-premises and in hybrid environments) is a harsh reality for many organizations, especially as threat of malicious actors breaching AD is on the rise. These business-critical services must be protected from costly outages and threats, which can stop users from getting to email, important documents and applications. While […]

Microsoft Azure Active Directory Outage Blocks Access for 2.5 Hours

On Oct. 18th, Issues affecting the Azure Active Directory service blocked customers from accessing applications for around 2.5 hours. The problem was attributed to Microsoft’s multi-factor authentication, known as MFA, challenges not working. MFA is a process in which users validate their identity via another means besides a password. MFA is part of the Azure AD service, […]