Like Active Directory, Azure AD provides authentication and access control services but has been specifically designed to support the unique needs of the cloud. Microsoft offers four editions with varying levels of functionality. This infographic outlines how they compare so you can weigh up which edition is the best fit for your organisation.
Application security professionals depend on infrastructure teams to build a secure foundation; and naming and directory services are a prime example of where this holds true. This tips explains how Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP), helps assemble a solid platform that applications can trust.
Active Directory for Windows-based Lotus shops has left administrators with yet another account to manage. Learn about the password management challenges AD brings and the benefits of enabling users to use AD as a central authentication point.