Microsoft Launches Support for Entra ID External Authentication Methods

Microsoft Launches Support for Entra ID External Authentication Methods

Microsoft has expanded its support for external authentication methods by including Entra ID in its portfolio. The move was announced on May 2nd and means that nine independent software vendors (ISVs) will help Entra ID become a more widely used authentication tool. This is a significant win for the third-party authentication provider as it opens up multiple opportunities for their technology. With the same operating procedures as the Entra ID Authenticator app, the new external authentication methods can be used with other Entra solutions such as Privileged Identity Management.

Overall, this collaboration puts Microsoft in a better position to meet the evolving security needs of its users and ensure a seamless experience in the authentication process.

Source: Office 365 IT Pros

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