EOP

Exchange Online – You can now configure policies to manage access to the quarantine

If you use Exchange Online, you already know it comes with a level of security and protection against malware and spam called Exchange Online Protection. Until now, you could not really control the access to the quarantine except enabling (or not) notification to end-users to let them know there is email blocked in quarantine. Well, …

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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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Exchange Online – Review your DNS configuration to avoid mail flow failures

Starting March 22, 2021, Exchange Online (ExO) and Exchange Online Protection (EOP) DNS infrastructure will be updated to enable Extension Mechanisms for DNS (EDNS) to allow sending DNS data in larger UDP packet which is required for DNSSEC. To prepare for this change, the ExO team has been already reviewing existing Office 365 tenant to …

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Exchange Online – The ‘Move message to Junk Email folder’ option is being retired in EOP

If you use Exchange Online Protection (EOP) and have configured ‘Move message to Junk Email folder’ for high confidence spam and phishing emails you need to be aware this option is being retired. It will be replaced by the Quarantine message setting starting March 2021.

Exchange Online – You can now use a configuration analyzer to review your EOP configuration

As you know, Exchange Online Protection (EOP) plays an important role in your mail hygiene posture by blocking unsolicited or phishing emails and malware. You may (or should) already have set policies for EOP. Well, you can now use a Configuration Analyzer to have a review of your configuration and adjust based on Microsoft recommendations. …

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Exchange Online – Quarantine notification is becoming available for shared mailboxes

As you know, when you are using Exchange Online (and as such Exchange Online Protection) for inbound mail traffic, you receive a quarantine notification when some emails have been put in quarantine. Well, this notification will also be sent to shared mailboxes too. The rolling out is planned for mid-May 2020. This update will allow …

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Exchange Online – The end-user quarantine now has a new home

As you may know, your end-users can access and manage their own quarantine on Exchange Online by accessing the URL https://admin.protection.outlook.com/quarantine Ok, so you need to update them and let them know to start using the new URL, now hosted within the Security and Compliance center, https://protection.office.com/#/quarantine Don’t worry, they will have access only to …

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Exchange Online – You can download a quarantined email

A new option has been deployed on the Security and Compliance portal for quarantined emails. You can now download a quarantined email to help you analyze it. As the email has been put in quarantine it is important to download it on a secure client (aka with an up to date antivirus protection and potential …

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