Month: February 2020

Azure – Get prepared for the retirement of ‘legacy’ data encryption in Azure Site Recovery

You may already know that Azure Site Recovery (ASR) is encrypting data to ensure your data stay safe and secure. Well, this is an important announcement here; the current data encryption method used by Azure Site Recovery is being retired by April 30, 2022 to be replaced by Encryption at Rest capabilities (introduced earlier in …

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Azure Site Recovery – Get prepared for retirement of SCVMM disaster recovery capability

Azure Site Recovery (ASR) is the disaster recovery solution from Microsoft running on Azure to help you manage and recover from disaster for your on-premises infrastructure. ASR is frequently evolving to include new capabilities and some time to get some retired. This is the case today. On March 1st, 2023 (so you have a little …

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Microsoft Defender ATP – Support for Linux is coming

After releasing Microsoft Defender Advanced Threat Protection for MacOS few months ago, Microsoft is expanding the support of Defender ATP to Linux platform. If you are using one of the common Linux server distribution (RHEL 7+, CentOS Linux 7+, Ubuntu 16 LTS, or higher LTS, SLES 12+, Debian 9+ or Oracle EL 7) you will …

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Exchange Online – Get ready for the retirement of Basic Authentication

In the process of re enforcing security, one of the key is to use robust and secure authentication protocols and methods. With that in mind, get ready for the retirement of the basic authentication in Exchange Online for POP and IMAP. If you use POP and/or IMAP to connect to an Exchange Online mailbox, you …

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Azure AD – Password less with FIDO2 now in preview for hybrid deployments

As you may be already aware, support for password less with FIDO2 keys has been in preview for quite some time already for Azure AD Joined devices and browser sign-ins (see https://t.co/6HfQaQrsuR). Well, good news as you can now also use FIDO2 keys to authenticate against Azure AD Hybrid joined device – aka Windows 10 …

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Azure – You can now export your Azure Security Recommendations and alerts in CSV

It has been a long awaited feature, the ability to export recommendations and more importantly alerts from Azure Security Center (ASC). Well, good news, this feature is now generally available To start using it, just logon to your Azure administration portal (https://portal.azure.com/) and reach your Azure Security Center From there, depending of what you want …

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Outlook Mobile – You can now search for files from Outlook Mobile

This feature has been already available for iOS devices. This now also available in Outlook Mobile for Android devices. When you click the Search button in Outlook Mobile you will now have access to your files (including attachments). When you click on the Files section you have access to a complete and detailed list of …

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Exchange Online – You can now add a personal calendar and refreshed UI for calendar management

This new feature is only available through Outlook Web Access (aka OWA, aka Outlook on the Web). When you use OWA to access your calendar (https://outlook.office.com/calendar/) you will have a refreshed ‘Add calendar’ which then will also gives you the ability to add a personal calendar from Outlook.com, Google or Team Snap. To access this …

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Teams – The hidden menu

By now, you know Microsoft Teams, the unified communication and collaboration platform. You also know the Teams menu to manage client settings available by clicking on your picture from the Teams client But did you know there is an hidden menu with a lot more options available? To access this hidden menu, you need to …

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Exchange Online – You can now manage the recipient limits

For those working with Exchange and Exchange Online, you already know the recipient limits setting used to restrict the number of recipient a user can send a single message. You are also already aware that Exchange Online has (or had if read below) a hard coded limit set to 500 recipients for all mailboxes. Well …

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