Rights management

Why Exchange Transport Rules are a Good Way to Encrypt Email

by Tony Redmond

Exchange Online transport (mail flow) rules are a powerful way to ensure that email from Office 365 tenants to specific recipients are encrypted in a consistent manner. Using rules relieves the need for users to become involved and makes sure that email is protected in a way that recipients can read messages. It's a good way to use the protection features built into Office 365.

Rights Management, Protection, and Email AutoSignatures

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Given the increased ways to apply rights management protection (encryption) to Exchange Online messages, the volume of encrypted traffic should rise. That's good for users because their email is protected, but it's not so good for ISVs who must deal with encrypted email. One such example is autosignature products, where server-based components can't touch protected email to add their text.

Using Office 365 Sensitivity Labels

by Tony Redmond

Sensitivity labels allow Office 365 tenants to encrypt messages and documents very easily. That is, as long as you have applications that understand labels. A preview version of the AIP client integrates a Sensitivity button in the Office desktop applications, but we must wait for native integration across desktop, web, and mobile clients.

Easier Than Ever to Protect Email with Office 365

by Tony Redmond

Office 365 has given its rights management capabilities a complete refresh. Clients deal with protected email better and it's easy to send protected email to people inside and outside your organization, including coverage of consumer email systems like Gmail and Outlook.com. And protected email works on mobile devices too.