New Azure Tool Discovers Cloud Application Use

A new tool from Microsoft, Azure Cloud App Discovery (currently in preview), could help organizations discover hosted applications being used on Windows PCs. The tool consists of a hosted service, an agent, and a dashboard that displays data returned from the agent. The tool takes advantage of Azure Active Directory (AAD) to help organizations drive centralized user and application management. It could help administrators discover security or compliance weak points due to the use of unmanaged or unapproved applications.

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