This week Microsoft announced that Microsoft Entra Verified ID has moved from public preview to general release. This has been quite the journey with general release being postponed twice that I’m aware of. I’ve been actively following the development of it since I was first introduced to it at the Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) Summit in Redmond way back in March 2019.… keep reading
Recently I had a request to integrate Azure AD for SSO into SailPoint IdentityNow. And as weird as it sounds previously integrations had been either with Active Directory or other IDentity-as-a-Service Providers (IDaaS).
It shouldn’t be too hard. I had visited the Service Provider IdentityNow Administration configuration screen before.… keep reading
Update: 21 July '22 Our Identity for All hackathon submission was runner up finalist.
It’s only been four months since the last Microsoft Hackathon targeted at my area of expertise. And Microsoft are back with another one. This time it is the Microsoft Identity for All Hackathon again hosted by DevPost.… keep reading
Previously I have written a number of posts on interacting with Azure AD using the Microsoft Authentication Libraries (MSAL) and Python. This page here lists those posts along with a series using PowerShell. The Python related posts also detail decoding Azure AD access tokens with Python to determine when the access token will expire.… keep reading
I’ve been building a new project using an ESP32 microcontroller. Plugging the ESP32 into my Windows development laptop wasn’t showing up the com port for the device. Looking into Device Manager I saw the error below associated with the CP2102 USB to UART Bridge Controller.… keep reading
Today I was keen to try out some new ideas I wanted to explore in a Jupyter Notebook. I hadn’t used that environment for about six months so thought I’d grab the latest version of dotnet interactive before I started. Looking back at a previous post on updating dotnet interactive I jumped straight to dotnet tool search dotnet-interactive to find the latest version.… keep reading
IT Certifications are something I have no shortage of. When I entered the IT industry as a graduate in the early 1990’s obtaining certifications was the primary way of showing capability and competency in the industry. It was the early days of the internet and most IT related technical resources were distributed on compact discs with patches made available via bulletin boards and Compuserve.… keep reading
Passwordless, are we there yet? Even though Passwordless means different things to different people, in my interpretation of user initiated password obsolescence I’ve minimised typing passwords as much as possible. In this post I’ll detail how.
Eliminating Password Use in the Enterprise
You don’t need to wait for your organisation to start promoting and urging you to go passwordless.… keep reading