ASD's Blueprint for Secure Cloud

Authentication strengths

This page describes the configuration of authentication strengths within Microsoft Entra ID associated with systems built according to the guidance provided by ASD's Blueprint for Secure Cloud.

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Legacy Methods
NameLegacy Methods
Phishing-resistant MFAWindows Hello For Business
Passkeys (FIDO2)
Multifactor authenticationTemporary Access Pass (One-time use)
Temporary Access Pass (Multi-use)
Password + Hardware OATH token

Security & Governance




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