Azure – Azure MFA will now be enabled by default and free

image_thumb[4]As just announced at the Microsoft Ignite 2019 Conference, Azure Multi Factor Authentication (Azure MFA) will now be enabled by default for all new Azure AD (and Office 365 or Dynamics as they rely on Azure AD) tenant and will be also free for existing customers with the Microsoft Authenticator app (available on Android and iOS

This new default configuration will be roll out over the next few months on new tenants

Enabling and using Multi Factor Authentication reduces the risk of phishing and other identity-based attacks by 99.9 percent and is one of the steps to improve your security posture.

If you are already using Office 365, Dynamics or Azure AD, there has been no better moment to start deploying Azure MFA.

Benoit Hamet
Benoit Hamet
Benoit is working on Microsoft collaborative technologies He has been awarded as MVP for more than 12 years Currently MVP on Office 365 after being awarded on SharePoint (2011-2012) and Windows client & server (2002-2007) Speaker at various Microsoft events (TechDays, TechNet seminars) and Quest Software He works on on-premises (Active Directory, RADIUS/NPS, Exchange, Skype for Business, SharePoint, SQL, Terminal Server, Windows client and Windows Server) or online (Azure, Intune, Office 365, Exchange Online, SharePoint Online, Skype for Business Online, Teams) technologies