Episode 224 – Windows Hello for Business, Passwordless Authentication, and CMMC
In Episode 224, Ben and Scott go down a rabbit hole to explore Windows Hello for Business and passwordless authentication options in Windows. They also talk about how these features can be used to satisfy requirements for standards such as CMMC. Sponsors Sperry Software – Powerful Outlook Add-ins developed to make your email life easy even if you’re too busy to manage your inbox ShareGate – ShareGate’s industry-leading products help IT professionals worldwide migrate their business to the Office 365 or SharePoint, automate their Office 365 governance, and understand their Azure usage & costs Office365AdminPortal.com – Providing admins the knowledge and tools to run Office 365 successfully Intelligink – We focus on the Microsoft Cloud so you can focus on your business Show Notes DNS issue impacting multiple Microsoft services – Mitigated (Tracking ID GVY5-TZZ) RCA – Authentication errors across multiple Microsoft services (Tracking ID LN01-P8Z) CMMC Model and Assessment Guides NIST SP 800-171 10 Reasons to love Passwordless #1: FIDO Rocks Enable Windows 10 Multifactor Authentication with Windows Hello Multifactor Device Unlock & Microsoft Intune Windows Hello for Business Deployment Prerequisite Overview Why a PIN is better than a password Passwordless authentication options for Azure Active Directory Satisfying CMMC – Level 3 – IA.3.083 MFA requirement with Windows Hello for Business How Smart Card Sign-in Works in Windows Sign in with passwordless credential Logitech BRIO Ultra HD Webcam for Video Conferencing, Recording, and Streaming – Black Kensington VeriMark USB Fingerprint Key Reader – Windows Hello, FIDO U2F, Anti-Spoofing (K67977WW),Black About the sponsors Sperry Software, Inc focuses primarily on Microsoft Outlook and more recently Microsoft Office 365, where a plethora of tools and plugins that work with email have been developed. These tools can be extended for almost any situation where email is involved, including automating workflows (e.g., automatically save emails as PDF or automatically archive emails that are over 30 days old), modifying potentially bad user behaviors (e.g., alert the user to suspected phishing emails or prompt the user if they are going to inadvertently reply to all), and increased email security (e.g., prompt the user with a customizable warning if they are about to send an email outside the organization). Get started today by visiting www.SperrySoftware.com/CloudIT Every business will eventually have to move to the cloud and adapt to it. That’s a fact. ShareGate helps with that. Our industry-leading products help IT professionals worldwide migrate their business to the Office 365 or SharePoint, automate their Office 365 governance, and understand their Azure usage & costs. Visit https://sharegate.com/ to learn more. Intelligink utilizes their skill and passion for the Microsoft cloud to empower their customers with the freedom to focus on their core business. They partner with them to implement and administer their cloud technology deployments and solutions. Visit Intelligink.com for more info.