Category: Office 365

Great new feature for O365 – reduce the amount of successful phishing attempts

As I wrote in my blogpost back in March, phishing is an attack concept where an attacker usually contacts a victim pretending to be from a trustworthy source to get information that they shouldn’t have gotten if they used their real identity. When an attacker targets specific individuals or groups within an organization the phishing method…



No more Basic Authentication for Exchange Online – what does that mean for us?

Microsoft recently announced that they are turning off Basic Authentication in Exchange Online on October 13, 2020. This means a year for customers to adapt. But what does this mean in reality? In short, no more Basic Auth for: ActiveSync POP/IMAP Remote PowerShell This also means you will not be able to use app passwords (which…



Azure AD authentication methods, MFA and SSPR insights and reports

We’ve been rolling out MFA (Multi-Factor authentication) and SSPR (Self-Service Password Reset) for many customers last couple of years. It often takes time and requires preparations but done right it will succeed and once finished they users get used to it just as they get used logging in using MFA to their bank. During the…



Evoko Liso – A stylish meeting room manager with the complete package!

INTRODUCTION Working majority of my time within an office setting, I am, as well as many other office workers, very aware with the procedure of booking meetings. Quickly summarized, this amounts to opening the enterprise’s chosen collaboration tool, inviting required attendees all while ensuring that there are available meeting rooms with the suitable equipment. Believe…



How to handle multiple spreadsheets from Excel in Powershell

Background Most of us working with Powershell has encountered imports and exports of a CSV-file in Powershell, and most of the times this works seamlessly. This is because the Import-CSV function is a great way to get the single Excel sheet imported in to Powershell. However, I got a request to merge several spreadsheets from…



Attendees disappear from meeting invite in Outlook

A few days ago I got a question from an end user that reported quite a strange issue regarding Meeting invites in Outlook. The user added a meeting room to the meeting invite, and then when the user added a distribution group to the invite, the meeting room and the group disappeared and no meeting…




Granting permissions for single users to Azure AD connector in Flow and PowerApps

The Flow and PowerApps connector for Azure AD is great when you want to build an app that read and writes to Azure AD. Or to automate Azure AD tasks like editing groups or users. However, I quickly noticed that the user that wanted to use this connector in Flow was met by the following…



Office Cloud Policy Service – Preview Feature

Earlier this year Microsoft announced a new cloud based service that allows administrators to create and manage policies for Office ProPlus users in your tenant, this service is called “Office Cloud Policy Service” or “OCPS” for short. These policies are created and managed via an internet based portal and are then enforced upon members of…



New baseline policies available in Conditional Access

Last week Microsoft starting to rollout three new baseline policies in Conditional Access. Baseline policy: Block legacy authentication (Preview) Baseline policy: Require MFA for Service Management (Preview) Baseline policy: End user protection (Preview) Baseline Policy in Conditional Access are part of Baseline Protection in Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) and the goal of these policies…