Identity Protection and Privileged Identity Management in Azure

This tutorial is adapted from the Web Age course Azure IAM Advanced Training

Azure MFA Concepts

The security of MFA is a two-step verification lies in its layered approach.

Authentication methods include:

  • Something you know (typically a password)
  • Something you have (a trusted device that is not easily duplicated, like a phone)
  • Something you are (biometrics)

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Identity Access Management(IAM) in Azure

This tutorial is adapted from the Web Age course Azure IAM Introduction.

Introduction

The two most basic IAM processes required to secure access to digital assets are the following:

  • Identify who it is that is trying to access resources by using authentication.
  • Verify that identified users indeed should be authorized to reach the resource they are attempting to access.

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