Microsoft Entra Identity Platform

A developer platform that helps protect your users and data.

The building blocks of machine identity

This is part two of a three-part series of blog posts. In part one, published in Sept 2023, we talked about the drivers and the need for machine identities. Now, we take a look at the building blocks of a machine identity management system.

Public vs. confidential clients and how to avoid common security pitfalls in identity

This blog post delves into the critical differences between public clients, which are inherently more exposed and vulnerable, and confidential clients, which operate under stringent security measures to safeguard sensitive data. You’ll discover why knowing the difference matters and learn a few best practices to help you avoid common pitfalls.