Office 365 Weekly Digest | February 19 – 25, 2017

Welcome to the February 19 – 25, 2017 edition of the Office 365 Weekly Digest. Highlights from last week’s Message Center notifications include new and updated features for SharePoint Online, Delve and Office 365 Groups, as well as an upcoming change for the Site settings button in OneDrive for Business. I also included 2 reminders…


Threat management and protecting against ransomware attacks

Ransomware attacks are on the rise. A recent post on the Microsoft Malware Protection Center blog details new attacks that occurred during the holidays at the end of 2016. Ransomware prevents you from using your PC and holds your PC or files for “ransom.” When this form of attack occurs, it makes it abundantly clear that…


SHA-1 Collisions Research

Today, a group of eight researchers from across the security industry released a research report on SHA-1 that demonstrates for the first time, a “hash collision” for the full SHA-1 hash algorithm (called “SHAttered”). This is a significant step toward understanding this type of security issue, a milestone in cryptanalysis that has been underway for…


File Security in SharePoint Online and OneDrive for Business (Whitepaper)

When choosing a cloud collaboration platform, the most important consideration is trust in your provider. Microsoft SharePoint and OneDrive for Business are covered by the core tenets of earning and maintaining trust: security, privacy, compliance, and transparency. With SharePoint and OneDrive, they’re your files. You own them and control them. The Microsoft approach to securing…


Unified eDiscovery and Data Loss Prevention in Office 365 Recap and Updates

Unified eDiscovery and Data Loss Prevention in Office 365 allows Tenant Administrators to create, manage, and secure content from a unified console (Office 365 Security and Compliance Center). To date, Tenant Administrators have had to manage Data Loss Prevention for SharePoint, OneDrive for Business, and Exchange in two separate locations, the Office 365 Security and Compliance…


Office 365 Weekly Digest | February 12 – 18, 2017

Welcome to the February 12 – 18, 2017 edition of the Office 365 Weekly Digest. An updated Office 365 Roadmap site and a reminder about SharePoint Online public websites going away highlight last week’s Message Center notifications. Opportunities for a Microsoft Teams immersion experience have been extended through March. If you’re using the new Skype…


Your 2017 guide to Azure Security Center

As ransomware attacks become more sophisticated, cloud based applications are at an increased risk. Professionals using Microsoft Azure must now take full advantage of the recently introduced Security Center to defend their cloud infrastructure and applications.


Security Incident in Azure Security Center

Azure Security Center has the capability to aggregate security alerts that are correlated in one single bucket called Security Incident. The intent is to enable the incident response team to understand the attacks that occurred as part of the same campaign. In the video below, I’m going to show you how to use Security Incident and some benefits…


Azure SQL Database の脅威検出機能の一般提供を 2017 年 4 月に開始

執筆者: Ron Matchoro (Senior Program Manager, Azure SQL Database) このポストは、2 月 10 日に投稿された Announcing Azure SQL Database Threat Detection general availability coming in April 2017 の翻訳です。   このたび、Azure SQL Database の脅威検出機能の一般提供が 2017 年 4 月に開始されることが発表されました。プレビュー期間中 (英語) にはサービスの最適化が行われ、SQL の脅威に関するアラートについては、お客様からのフィードバックの 90% で「とても役に立つ」と高い評価をいただいています。一般提供開始後の料金は、サーバー 1 台あたり月額 15 ドルです。60 日間は無料で試用版をご利用いただけます。 Azure SQL Database の脅威検出機能の概要 Azure SQL Database の脅威検出機能は、Azure SQL Database…


Office 365 Weekly Digest | February 5 – 11, 2017

Welcome to the February 5 – 11, 2017 edition of the Office 365 Weekly Digest. The new Skype for Business Mac client highlights last week’s Message Center notifications, and there are also 2 important reminders for service changes coming on February 28, 2017. If you’d like to test drive Microsoft Teams, there are still spots…