Paul Schnackenburg joins Andy in this episode to discuss the recent rebranding of Azure AD to Microsoft Entra ID, as well as talk about some new identity features in the Microsoft Cloud. To kick things off, they provide a brief overview of what Microsoft Entra ID (previously known as Azure AD) is/was and its crucial role in the Microsoft Cloud ecosystem.
Amidst the changes, Andy and Paul emphasize a critical point: IT professionals and security experts primarily care about understanding a platform’s functionality, features, and ability to solve real-world problems. The name may change, but the core value remains the same.
2:03 – Azure AD is Now Microsoft Entra ID
9:35 – Relevant Acronyms for the Identity Space
13:49 – Entra Internet Access
21:28 – Entra Private Access
26:44 – M365 / Entra ID Tenant Restrictions
30:23 – How Do These Features Factor Into the Storm-0558 Breach?