Tag - encryption

YES!!! The Encrypt button is coming to Outlook on the Web!!!

I am so happy to see in my tenant the new Encrypt button (replaces the "Protect" button). I am not on the standard release in my tenant, so you might not see this right away if you're just following standard. Any tenant with AIP (e.g. E3, E5, Microsoft 365 Business) should...
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Differences between Azure Information Protection labels and Office 365 Sensitivity labels

In the previous two posts, we looked at two capabilities of Azure Information Protection (AIP) P1, which is one of the many subscriptions bundled into Microsoft 365 Business: Email encryption & customization
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Protect messages and documents in Microsoft 365 Business with AIP, part 2: AIP labels

Azure Information Protection (AIP) uses “labels” to classify and protect data. Labels are published to end users for eventual consumption and use through a “policy.” In the olden days, applying permissions and restricting access to files was more rudimentary—again, it was based on the concept of the “four walls.” We would erect...
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Protect messages and documents in Microsoft 365 Business with AIP, part 1: Email encryption

In this series, I am going to show off some of the functionality and customization that you can make in Microsoft 365 Business, which includes Azure Information Protection (AIP). There is a growing user base for this SKU, and a lot of admins out there trying to figure out how...
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Configuring Data Loss Prevention (DLP): An example automatically encrypting GLBA content via Email

If you have a subscription such as Microsoft 365 Business or Office 365 E3, then you can configure Data Loss Prevention (DLP) policies, which are great tools for helping your organization meet compliance standards. I especially recommend it for businesses in the financial or medical industries, due...
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How to bundle even more security into your Office 365 subscription

In a previous post, I covered some of the most common SKU's that are frequently purchased by small businesses, who are migrating to the Office 365 platform. In a nutshell, by FAR the most common of those are Office 365 Business Premium and Office 365 Enterprise E3--and...
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New OME Encryption Template, Criticism Revisited…

Spooky. Lately it's like Microsoft is following this blog or something. I have been working on a number of posts that I'm rather excited about. First, I had one of my biggest wishes come true, with the release of Files On-Demand for OneDrive (included in Fall Creator's update). Additionally, I've been piloting...
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Reading the fine print for Data Loss Prevention (DLP) in Office 365

After implementing DLP policies in your organization, you might consider testing it out. Let's say you implemented Microsoft's DLP policy for identifying U.S. Social Security Numbers, which are a nine-digit string of numbers, often formatted XXX-XX-XXXX (sometimes with dashes, sometimes without).  You decide to draft an email containing such a...
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