Office 365 Weekly Digest | January 13 – 19, 2019

Welcome to the January 13 – 19, 2019 edition of the Office 365 Weekly Digest. Last week there were eight additions to the Office 365 Roadmap last week, including new features for Microsoft Planner, Microsoft Teams, Outlook on the web, Flow, MyAnalytics, Microsoft Whiteboard for Education, and Microsoft Bookings. There are lots of new events,…


Secure Credentials with Self-Signed Certificates for PowerShell Scripts

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Office 365 Weekly Digest | January 6 – 12, 2019

Welcome to the January 6 – 12, 2019 edition of the Office 365 Weekly Digest. Seven features were added to the Office 365 Roadmap last week, with important updates for Microsoft Teams, Advanced Threat Protection, and Office 365. One Office 365 feature of note is the update for the Office app tile icons on the…


January 2019 Office Update Release

The January 2019 Public Update releases for Office are now available! This month, there are 25 security updates and 19 non-security updates. All of the security and non-security updates are listed in KB article 4484800. A new version of Office 2013 Click-To-Run is available: 15.0.5101.1002 A new version of Office 2010 Click-To-Run is available: 14.0.7228.5000


Office 365 Weekly Digest | December 30, 2018 – January 5, 2019

Happy New Year, and welcome to the December 30, 2018 – January 5, 2019 edition of the Office 365 Weekly Digest. Following the holidays there were just a few additions to the Office 365 Roadmap last week, including updates for Access and SharePoint. The last addition is important for Office 365 Business and Office 365…


Office 365 Weekly Digest | December 30, 2018 – January 5, 2019

Happy New Year, and welcome to the December 30, 2018 – January 5, 2019 edition of the Office 365 Weekly Digest. Following the holidays there were just a few additions to the Office 365 Roadmap last week, including updates for Access and SharePoint. The last addition is important for Office 365 Business and Office 365…


Contextualizing Attacker Activity within Sessions in Exchange Online

Overview The Exchange audit log is an important tool in the defender toolbox to understand the activity of users (or attackers masquerading as users) in an organization. Defenders can manually browse through their audit logs for user activity that indicates malicious activity. These audit logs feed many first-party and third-party protect, detect, and investigate capabilities…


Infrastructure + Security: Noteworthy News (December, 2018)

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2018: Azure Security Center Year in Review

Last day of the year, and this was a great year for Azure Security Center. Looking back to all improvements that were introduced since the beginning of the year, it shows that we are going in the right direction. These improvements were based on customer’s feedback, and to address key Cloud Security Posture Management (CSPM)…


Office 365 Weekly Digest | December 16 – 22, 2018

Season’s Greetings, and welcome to the December 16 – 22, 2018 edition of the Office 365 Weekly Digest. There were thirteen features added to the Office 365 Roadmap last week, including several for Outlook Mobile (Android / iOS), and Office 365 Information Protection, along with additions for SharePoint and Teams. There are no events scheduled…