Security

Azure – Use of native client to connect to Azure Bastion is here

If you work with Azure Virtual Machines you may and should already know Azure Bastion, the feature allowing you to connect directly to a virtual machine with RDP or SSH from the web browser without the need to have a public IP and have management ports opened. Well, good news the long awaited connection using …

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Security – You can now change your password and update your security details directly from the Microsoft Authenticator app

As you already know the Microsoft Authenticator application has been primarily used for multi-factor authentication (MFA). Over the time the Authenticator app has evolved to allow you save your passwords, forms information or even deliver a password-less experience during authentication. Well, you can now also use the Authenticator to change your password. To do so, …

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Azure AD – You can now have insights on your Conditional Access policies

If you use any Microsoft cloud solution, you are also using Azure Active Directory to manage users, groups and devices. If you use Azure AD, you may also have implemented Conditional Access policies to protect and secure access to your data. Well, good news as now you can also get insights and reports on your …

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Security – You can now configure web content filtering to block access to specific web categories

This was something missing in the security and device management offers from Microsoft since the move to cloud services; there was no integrated solution to manage web content filtering (you could still buy third party solutions). Well, good news you can now manage web content filtering directly from your Office 365 subscription. I think this …

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Exchange Online – New endpoint for SMTP AUTH clients still using TLS 1.0 or TLS 1.1; act before 2022

If you use Office 365 and Exchange Online, you should already know that support for TLS 1.0 and TLS 1.1 has ended in October 2020. While the support of these legacy TLS protocols has ended, this is still in use and available for connection. Starting 2022, TLS 1.0 and TLS 1.1 will be completely disabled …

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Yammer – You can now apply retention policy to Yammer users and communities messages

As you may know, Yammer became the enterprise social network from Microsoft on Office 365 few years ago. While there has been not much evolution on Yammer over the past few years, there is one big news: you can now apply retention policies on Yammer messages, in preview. To apply a retention policy on Yammer, …

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Exchange Online Protection – It is now easier to enable the ‘First Contact Safety Tip’

As you may already know, Exchange Online Protection has been able to provide a ‘First Contact Safety Tip’ to display a notification to end-user when they receive an email from somebody for the first time to make them pay more attention in case of potential phishing.   Well, until then, this ‘First Contact Safety Tip’ …

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Azure AD – New way to find the BitLocker recovery key

As you know when you enable BitLocker with Intune you have the option (highly recommended by the way) to save the recovery key into Azure AD. Well, when you have to get the recovery key for a device and you don’t know the device name (which may happen if you need the recovery during a …

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Azure AD – You can now use Conditional Access with your Azure AD B2C tenant

As you may already know, you can use Azure AD Conditional Access to secure access to your applications. Well, good news as you can now also use Conditional Access with your Azure AD B2C (Business to Consumer) tenant to help you address user risks when accessing your B2C applications. While you may already know the …

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