Blog posts, news and opinions about Microsoft’s Office 365 cloud services and applications.
Whether you like it or not, MFA is coming for you! You can either deploy and support MFA for your users, or Microsoft is going to do it for you. The choice is yours. Learn more about how Microsoft will be enforcing MFA in the future, and what you should do.
With Teams being one of the most popular Microsoft collaboration apps, it is only right that it be included in tenant migrations! But, how do you go about getting started? In this blog, Randy Rempel reviews the top 10 must-do actions to ensure a successful Teams Tenant Migration.
In this episode of the Practical 365 Podcast, we dive into new details on Microsoft Copilot, new Microsoft Loop features, and SharePoint has some useful features on the way!
At the end of March, Practical 365 traveled with the TEC European roadshow, traveling between three cities in Europe over a week, listening to experts talking primarily about security-focused topics aimed at improving your Microsoft 365, Azure AD and Active Directory. Read our whistle-stop tour of the most important points made by expert speakers.
On this weeks' show, Steve and Paul review the TEC European Roadshow, new Microsoft Teams features, new Intune security features, in-product ads in SharePoint Online, and more!
Implementing zero trust in the world is a big hassle, often uncomfortable, and frequently dorky—plus, it can be expensive. At the same time, moving closer to a zero trust model helps harden your network significantly, and you may already have many of the tools and techniques you need available without much extra cost. In this article, we discuss how to take baby steps toward Zero Trust.
Unfortunately, Exchange mailbox databases don’t shrink, and the last thing you want is your server running out of disk space. In this blog, we explore how to monitor your Exchange mailbox database size and available new mailbox space through PowerShell.
In the show this week, Paul and Steve discuss a cyber attack reported against Azure AD Connect that inflicted a vast amount of damage to a business, Snapchat filters in Teams, two new changes to the Graph API and Microsoft Teams Rooms on Android, and more!
PowerShell is an important tool for any Microsoft 365 Admin – particularly in larger environments. In this article, Sean McAvinue outlines some key tools and concepts to help tenant admins build a ‘toolbox’ for PowerShell to make almost any scripting task easier and more robust.
On the show this week, we talk about a new report from Goldman Sachs on how Generative AI could affect 300 million jobs - and with Microsoft 365 Copilot on the front line, we consider how likely this is. And finally - Microsoft Teams "V2" - the new Teams has began appearing in Microsoft 365 tenants. Plus, you can replace your face with an Avatar, use the preview of the Loop App - and Windows 11 might be appearing on your Teams Rooms devices very soon.
Microsoft's announcement of Security Copilot is more interesting in some respects than Microsoft 365 Copilot because it promises to help organizations defend themselves better. Of course, we don't know much yet about how Security Copilot will work in the real world, but if Microsoft delivers what it says, Security Copilot could be quite a tool in the battle against the bad guys.
Conditional Access policies are one of Microsoft's most versatile and flexible security features ever built. However, there’s one area that Conditional Access can help you protect that isn’t as well known—using IP restrictions to control where a specific app can be used.