Microsoft launched the preview of Azure AD custom security attributes on December 1. Custom attributes are well known to Exchange administrators. In this article, we look at how to create and add Azure AD custom security attributes, how to transfer data from Exchange to Azure AD, and how to retrieve information from the attributes. Azure AD custom security attributes have some advantages, but they also have some downsides.
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Microsoft Sentinel helps organizations protect their Microsoft 365 tenants by providing insight into activity that might require investigation. This article shows how to set up Microsoft Sentinel with a basic configuration that delivers a great deal of value by enhancing your security posture. In just four simple steps, you can connect Microsoft Sentinel to other Microsoft Cloud Security products to get a single pane of glass for incidents and automate security response through playbooks.
A version checking problem for malware engine signature files caused on-premises Exchange servers to fail to process inbound email. The issue appears to be due to a date validation problem caused when the checking routine couldn’t deal with 2022 when the new year rolled around. Microsoft fixed the problem, but the issue poses questions about Microsoft’s commitment to on-premises Exchange Server.
We’ve had a bumper year on Practical 365. To finish up 2021 here are eleven articles that you can’t miss as you break for the holiday season and get ready for 2022.
Lots happened in 2021. Looking back on events, Tony Redmond has figured out five themes that will influence Microsoft 365 tenants in 2022. You might disagree with the list Tony created (and let us know why). At least it’s a prompt to be proactive and think about how developments will affect your tenant operations in 2022.