Exchange Online and SharePoint Online data protection mechanisms

Exchange Online and SharePoint Online data protection mechanisms

All Office365 components are adequately protected from accidental deletion via the usage of various Office365 features. The following features are offered out of the box for Office 365 data protection. Feature Sharepoint and OneDrive for Business Recycle Bins In SharePoint Online, items are retained for 93 days from the time […]

cloudknox

Microsoft acquires CloudKnox Security to offer unified privileged access and cloud entitlement management

The acquisition of CloudKnox further enables Microsoft Azure Active Directory customers with granular visibility, continuous monitoring and automated remediation for hybrid and multi-cloud permissions. Microsoft is committed to providing their customers with unified privileged access management, identity governance and entitlement management including: Automated and simplified access policy enforcement in one […]

Microsoft Security Portal

Overview of Microsoft Azure Security Tools

Microsoft Azure Security Tools Besides the Microsoft Security Response Center (MSRC), Microsoft offers a handful of security related tools and APIs which are available via Web-based consoles, Microsoft Graph API and Powershell. By navigating to https://security.microsoft.com/info, you should be able to utilize all available security tools and consoles as described […]

FHE encryoption

Darpa research on next generation Fully Homomorphic Encryption

DARPA Fully Homomorphic Encryption (FHE) Protecting and preserving personally identifiable information (PII), intellectual property, intelligence insights, and other forms of sensitive information has never been more critical. A steady cadence of data breaches and attacks are reported seemingly daily. As the use of cloud computing and virtual networks becomes increasingly […]

Microsoft Exchange Server

Microsoft Exchange Server critical patches

Microsoft announcement Microsoft has recently identified zero-day exploits and vulnerabilities in all active Exchange Server on-premise released and has announced (March 2021) that a series of critical patches have been released for all Exchange Server on-premise versions (2013, 2016, 2019) which mitigate the vulnerabilities. Exchange Server Online is not affected. […]