Office 365

Moving Groups, Teams, and Sites from Classifications to Sensitivity Labels

Office 365 Sensitivity Labels are supported by Teams, Groups, and Sites, but some work is needed if you want to replace older text-only classification labels with Office 365 Sensitivity Labels. This article explains how to use PowerShell to update Office 365 groups with new sensitivity labels. The labels are then synchronized to teams and sites.

Apr 9, 2020|Tony Redmond


MJFChat: How to think about security planning for your organization

Our next MJFChat is all about security planning for your organization with special guestAnn Johnson, Corporate Vice President of Microsoft's Cybersecurity Solutions Group.

Apr 3, 2020|Petri Staff

Windows Server

Choosing between Virtual Private Network and Zero Trust Remote Access Solutions

As we enter a time of crisis that will see a significant number of employees asked to work from home, organizations need to provide effective but secure remote access to corporate resources. The tried and tested virtual private network (VPN) might seem like the obvious choice. But so called 'zero trust' is gaining popularity and could surpass traditional VPN access.

Mar 19, 2020|Russell Smith

SharePoint Online

Using Office 365 Sensitivity Labels with Teams, Groups, and Sites

Office 365 Sensitivity Labels can now be applied to "containers" - Teams, Office 365 Groups, and SharePoint sites. Sensitivity labels replace the old text-only classifications that have been available since 2016. The labels don't affect the contents of the containers, but they can control some container settings, like whether a team allows guest access or if it's open to any tenant user to join. It's yet another development in the label and protection story for Office 365.

Mar 19, 2020|Tony Redmond

Windows Client OS

Understanding User Settings and Data Synchronization in Chromium-Based Microsoft Edge

How account synchronization works in the new version of Microsoft Edge.

Mar 4, 2020|Russell Smith


Economic Impact Study Says Outlook Mobile is Good. How Surprising!

A Forrester Research study sponsored by Microsoft concludes that the deployment of Outlook Mobile brings big benefits for organizations. Given the funding source, the outcome is hardly surprising. But like with all similar reports, the important thing is to view the findings through the lens of your organization to understand the good points and discard the marketing messages. In a nutshell, all your need to understand is that Outlook mobile is the best mobile email client for Exchange Online.

Mar 3, 2020|Tony Redmond


Microsoft 365 Knowledge Series Episode 3: Management and Security

This week, we look at the management capabilities available in Microsoft 365, which provide a unified interface for managing users, devices, apps, and services plus security features aimed at safeguarding data at every level.

Feb 28, 2020|Petri Staff

Microsoft 365

Microsoft’s New Cloud Printing Service Moves Closer to Release

Early last year, we first caught wind that Microsoft was working on a new cloud-based printing feature. The idea is simple, bring printing into the modern age with a cloud-based printing solution.

Feb 26, 2020|Brad Sams


A Roundup of Microsoft’s RSA Announcements

The 2020 RSA is taking place next week but Microsoft is announcing the general availability of several services ahead of the event.

Feb 20, 2020|Brad Sams

Office 365

Microsoft Launches Preview PowerShell Module for Graph

Microsoft has made a preview PowerShell module for the Graph available for developers to play with. Being able to use PowerShell with the Graph exposes a lot of data to play with, so it's a great addition to the administrator toolkit. To see how things worked in practice,, I convert a script to report Teams channels that are email-enabled to use the Graph module. Things worked out pretty well, but as you'd expect, some rough edges exist that need to be smoothed.

Feb 4, 2020|Tony Redmond

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