Azure AD is a cloud-based This is something that needs to be identified and authenticated. An identity is typically a user who has login information in the form of a username and password. However, they can also be applications and services. management solution. This enables internal users of your company to do the following:
- Access external resources such as Azure services, Microsoft 365 and third-party SaaS applications
- Access internal resources such as applications within the corporate network and cloud-based applications that your company creates.
You can also use Azure AD to protect user identities and applications using features such as conditional access and identity protection.