Tag - Exchange Online

How to quickly provision Microsoft 365 Business subscriptions for Exchange Online and ATP using PowerShell

Hey folks, Microsoft 365 Business is a really cool subscription for small businesses, and if you are doing these configurations for a lot of tenants, then you're probably going to want to automate some of the setup.  Today I'm going to share a script I use to...
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How to configure Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) part 3: safe links

This will be our last post in this series on Advanced Threat Protection (ATP). We have previously covered anti-phishing policies and safe attachments. Now we will consider safe links. Safe links are basically just taking hyperlinks which exist in Exchange email messages or other content...
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How to configure Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) part 2: safe attachments

In the previous post, we introduced ATP and one of its key features, anti-phishing polices.  ATP is an advanced security product from Microsoft, which is included with Microsoft 365 Business, Office 365 E5, or as a separate add-on to any other subscription, for $2.00/user/month (USD). Today we will explore another...
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Why MDM for Office 365 may be obsolete, with updates to Exchange Active Sync

Disclaimer: This is not breaking news, what I am about to describe has been available for a while, but I just haven't gotten around to blogging about it. Previously I wrote about MDM for Office 365, and I had to update that article since Microsoft keeps changing...
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How to configure anti-spam with end-user digest for Office 365 Exchange Online

Office 365 Exchange Online plans all include Exchange Online Protection (EOP) by default. And by default, the spam filter settings leave something to be desired. You can modify these settings from Exchange Admin Center. Today I will share the recommended "minimum" adjustments which I typically will make to any new...
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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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Tutorial: How to downgrade to the old Office 365 Message Encryption

I recently shared the method used to enable the "new" Office 365 Message Encryption features, built on Azure Information Protection. That process can be followed either to setup a new tenant with the latest version (v2), or to upgrade an existing tenant from the old version (v1.2)...
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How to bulk create users in a hybrid environment with Office 365 Exchange Online

In a hybrid Exchange environment, user accounts are created on-premises, but then licensed through the Office 365 portal (to enable mailbox access). Admins often provision hybrid user accounts incorrectly, and sometimes this needs to be cleaned up after the fact.  But, if you want to do it right the first...
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