Secure access to your applications by using Azure identity services

Business Owner
Business User
Technology Manager
Azure Active Directory

Learn how Azure Active Directory helps you manage and secure identities. Also see how single sign-on, multifactor authentication, and Conditional Access enable your users to securely access resources and applications from your intranet and from public networks.

Learning objectives

After completing this module, you'll be able to:

  • Explain the difference between authentication and authorization.
  • Describe how Azure Active Directory provides identity and access management.
  • Explain the role single sign-on (SSO), multifactor authentication, and Conditional Access play in managing user identity.


  • You should be familiar with basic computing concepts and terminology.
  • An understanding of cloud computing is helpful, but isn't necessary.