Directory Security in the Microsoft Cloud

One of the roadblocks for many of Catapult’s clients is the fear of the unknown when it comes to security in a cloud deployment.  When you’re running your systems on-premises, it’s fairly easy to control the unknowns from a security perspective; lock down your firewall and control ingress and egress points.  How do you accomplish…

SSO Fix for using AWS with Azure AD Premium

If you are trying to use the Microsoft provided step by step for AWS SSO, there are several major issues or omissions with the document. The original can be found here: https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/documentation/articles/active-directory-saas-amazon-web-service/   First as an omission or potential change since the document was written, when assigning a Role, it will also ask you to…

Wrangling your Corporate Identity

Your Corporate Identity is no longer in control, as a matter of fact, it’s stampeding towards a cliff. No, I am not referring to branding, viral marketing or even the advent of social media snafus, instead, I’m talking about accounts for your users and using that as a benchmark, IT no longer has direct control…