Entries by Elliot Munro

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Microsoft Secure Score support for new controls

Microsoft Secure Score has added new controls to support Microsoft Cloud App security and Azure Active Directory. What is Microsoft Secure Score? Microsoft Secure Score is a solution that rates how well you’re leveraging security controls for Office 365, Microsoft 365 and Windows 10. You can check your secure score, and see how you compare […]

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Enable MFA on all global admins in customers’ Office 365 Tenants

Enable MFA on all global admins in customers’ Office 365 Tenants At Microsoft Ignite this year, it was revealed that less than 2% of all global admins in Office 365 had multi-factor authentication (MFA) enabled. It was also reported that MFA can reduce account compromises by 99.9%. If you’re a Microsoft Partner looking after a […]

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Office 365 Message Encryption: Encrypt-Only template available in Office 365 Unified DLP

The popular Encrypt-Only policy for Office 365 Message Encryption can now be enabled automatically as part of a DLP (Data Loss Prevention) policy. What is the Office 365 Encrypt-Only policy? The Encrypt-only policy is useful because it encrypts the message and prevents it from being intercepted or scanned by other mail systems. To read the […]

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Allow Passwordless Authentication for all delegated Office 365 tenants

Allow Passwordless Authentication for all delegated Office 365 tenants At Ignite 2018, Microsoft stated that multi-factor authentication thwarts 99.9% of identity based attacks. In other words, it’s a thousand times more effective at securing your account than using a password alone. Now, Microsoft want to get rid of passwords altogether with passwordless multi-factor authentication. As […]

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Get alerts for Elevation of Privilege operations on all Office 365 customer tenants

Get alerts for Elevation of Privilege operations on all Office 365 customer tenants Elevation of privilege operations can be used by hackers or bad actors to give extra permissions to themselves or accounts under control. These operations could be assigning admin roles, setting up mailbox redirections, or the ability to create eDiscovery cases to access […]

Outlook for Windows: Shared calendar improvements

Outlook for Windows: Shared calendar improvements Microsoft have updated the Office 365 roadmap with some upcoming improvements to calendar sharing in Office 365. Apart from being simpler, these new calendar updates are also great for separate companies who use Office 365 and share resources like meeting rooms. The current external sharing options are difficult to […]