Office 365 mailboxes have powerful anti-spam features built-in. Office 365 spam filtering is part of Exchange Online Protection (EOP). While some of these options are enabled by default, you can use Exchange Admin Center to fine-tune spam filtering to meet your company’s needs.
Of the millions of emails that flow through the Internet each day, more than half of them are spam -- unwanted email messages that clutter our inboxes and bog down our workflows. Many of these messages include malicious code and attachments, or point users to sites that attempt to steal their credentials.
Last week we covered why enabling multi-factor authentication is so important. With password misuse and credential stuffing attacks a common occurrence, it’s more urgent than ever to enable multi-factor authentication (MFA) to protect your company’s data.
Marriott. Kay Jewelers. The United States Postal Service. These are a few of the companies who have had customer data stolen from them by hackers just in the last month. But even if your company has never put you up at a Marriott, bought a ring from Kay, or sent a package through USPS, your company’s data might still be at risk because of these leaks.
PowerShell is the future of Windows system administration. With Microsoft making drastic and sometimes confusing changes to the UI of administrative applications, now is as good a time as any to learn how to automate some common Active Directory administration tasks with PowerShell.
Companies have embraced BYOD -- Bring Your Own Device. Giving your users the ability to use the tools that they choose to stay connected on the go helps them to be productive and flexible on the go.
But BYOD brings with it a different set of security challenges that system administrators need to address.
USB drives, thumb drives, flash drives, pen drives, memory sticks -- whatever you call them -- pose a unique security challenge for network admins. They’re small, easily portable, and work in any computer. While this makes them great for quickly and easily moving files from computer to computer, these same features make them a serious threat to network and data security.
If you provide company laptops to your workers, it’s only a matter of time before one goes missing. Whether it’s accidentally or maliciously parted from its owner, your priority is to make sure that any proprietary, confidential, or legally protected data does not fall into the wrong hands.
One of the major benefits of migrating to Office 365 is the ability to migrate users to cloud-hosted Exchange. This takes the burden of Exchange administration off your plate, and gives your users the reliability and flexibility they need to get their work done from anywhere.
Once you’ve set your users up with Office 365, and made it easy and seamless for them to log in to it, you’ll want to start making files and documents accessible to them from anywhere.
A quick and easy way to do this is by migrating documents to SharePoint Online using the SharePoint Migration Tool (SPMT). The SPMT will automatically upgrade documents from on-prem SharePoint sites and file shares to SharePoint Online.