Identity as the Control Plane

What do we really mean when we say “identity is the new control plane?” Yes, networks are still important but as more and more services shift to Internet-facing deployment models (both SaaS and corporate), the role of identity in controlling access to these resources comes to the forefront. In Azure AD, the Conditional Access feature provides the policy engine to manage user-based access.

This session focuses on the key features of Conditional Access including multi-factor authentication, device-based authentication, risk-based authentication and location awareness for both workstations and mobile devices.