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Office 365 Advanced Threat Protection 101: ATP Safe Links Policies

Previously, in Part 2 of this Office 365 Advanced Threat Protection 101 article series, we explored how to create an ATP Safe Attachment policies and how to enable ATP protection to files in SharePoint Online, OneDrive for Business, and Microsoft Teams. Now, in this final article in our series, we will explore ATP Safe Links, which can help protect your organization by providing verification of URLS in email messages and Office documents. With ATP Safe…

Office 365 Advanced Threat Protection 101: ATP Safe Attachments Policies

Previously, in Part 1 of this Office 365 Advanced Threat Protection 101 article series, we explored how to take your first steps into making your mailboxes more secure by reducing the amount of phishing e-mails sent to your users with ATP Anti-Phishing policies. Now in Part 2, we will explore ATP Safe Attachments, which checks to see if email attachments or files are malicious and protects your organization according to the ATP Safe Attachments policy…

Office 365 Advanced Threat Protection 101: ATP Anti-Phishing Policies

Have you purchased or are you thinking of purchasing Office 365’s Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) for your Office 365 tenant? In Part 1 of this article series, I’m going to show you how to take your first steps into making your mailboxes more secure by reducing the amount of phishing e-mails sent to your users with ATP anti-phishing policies. In this scenario, I’m assuming you have an Office 365 tenant with Exchange Online, and you’ve…

4 Great Tools for Planning Your Microsoft Teams Implementation

If you haven’t already heard, Microsoft Teams is taking the world by storm. According to Microsoft, Microsoft Teams is the fastest growing business app in Microsoft history with more than 329,000 organizations worldwide now using Teams. If you are thinking about implementing Microsoft Teams within your organization, Microsoft has provided some excellent free tools to assist you with your transition to Teams. Here are 4 of our favorite tools that are essential for anyone planning…

Make Your Life Easy with Password-less Security

Maintaining strong security through complex passwords can be difficult when staff need to manually type those passwords in multiple times a day to access their applications.  Most people tend to lean towards a password that is easy to remember.  That easy-to-remember password with maybe a number at the end is not all that complex and is easy to crack. If your password is something you need to write down on a note that you keep…

Where Do I Schedule My Meetings and Events?

In the world of Microsoft Office 365, there are several services that provide the ability for people to schedule interactive audio video sessions.  They provide similar functionality in some cases, but they are meant to be used for different audiences.  Today we will break down what your options are to help you better understand which tool you should be using for each different audience type. Collaborative Meetings If your goal is to schedule a collaborative…

Top 5 Considerations for Your File Share to SharePoint Online Migration

Microsoft SharePoint Online has been continuing to revolutionize the way organizations operate since it was first released back in 2013. Not only does SharePoint Online help make your employees more engaged, organized, and productive, but it also provides a secure, cloud-based platform that reduces IT spend and improves overall uptime and availability. As a result, more and more organizations are choosing to migrate to SharePoint Online from their file shares, on-premise SharePoint environments, and/or other…

Microsoft Teams or Yammer… or Both?

Since Microsoft Teams was released as a new communication and collaboration tool, organizations are asking themselves different questions depending on where they are at today.  Some are not using Yammer or Teams currently and are wondering which they should adopt.  Others are using Yammer today and are thinking of switching over to Microsoft Teams. A Common Misconception There is a common misconception today that Yammer is going away and that Microsoft Teams was designed to…

Microsoft StaffHub Merged into Teams

It was announced at the Microsoft Ignite 2018 conference that the Microsoft Office 365 application StaffHub will be retired on October 1, 2019.  Microsoft StaffHub gave organizations a digital platform for managing shifts and schedules for workers.  Supervisors can create shifts and push those schedules out to front line workers, and staff also had the ability to request shift changes from their supervisors and request switches with co-workers. Inside of Microsoft StaffHub, there was a…

Top 5 Microsoft Ignite Announcements for SharePoint Online

In case you missed the Microsoft Ignite 2018 conference and wanted to catch up on some of the latest features and functionality in development at Microsoft, we have summarized 5 notable items.  These are estimated to be available to  Microsoft Office 365 targeted release customers in 2019.  More details will follow from Microsoft in the near future as their development continues (on which we will keep you updated). #1: Hub Sites – Mega Menus One…