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Doing Crimes in Microsoft 365

Many organizations have regulatory compliance requirements, so naturally they want to meet them, so they spend money. Does spending that money on compliance tools stop your employees from doing crimes and getting you in trouble? Maybe not so much if this prominent case is any evidence.

January 7, 2022

Separating users in Office 365 using Address Book Policies

Microsoft 365 has many built-in controls to manage how users communicate externally, however, these controls do not generally extend to internal communication. While this is fine in most environments, situations exist where a degree of separation is required to segregate communication across different groups of users. This article details the configuration of Address Book Policies, and how they can be extended to include Teams.

January 5, 2022
Set up Microsoft Sentinel as a single pane of glass for Microsoft 365 alerts
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Set up Microsoft Sentinel as a single pane of glass for Microsoft 365 alerts

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.

January 3, 2022

When does enabling Microsoft Sentinel make sense?

While Microsoft Sentinel is certainly an excellent product, many organizations lack clear understanding around Microsoft 365 Defender and if it also provides a way to aggregate multiple security products. Microsoft MVP Thijs Lecomte explores the differentiators in this article: having a bird's eye view across security products, automation, third-party data sources, and more importantly - why you should enable it.

December 9, 2021

How Long Should Teams Chat and Channel Retention Be?

Governance and Compliance can be a complex subject, especially in the context of modern collaboration. While cloud services and mobility have improved productivity and collaboration, it has also become essential to secure and monitor that data and protect sensitive information on-premises, across devices, SaaS applications, and cloud services. Kat Greenan provides more context around retention policies, specifically for Microsoft Teams, to remain compliant.

December 6, 2021