One of the new – err, improved – services announced for Microsoft 365 is Communication Compliance. Extending on its predecessor, Supervision, Communication Compliance supports organizations’ needs to monitor email and chats between employees, as well as with external parties, with new machine-learning (ML) capabilities for detecting threatening language or sensitive data. Communication Compliance is located … Continue reading “Communication Compliance”
It’s easy to focus on just Exchange, or SharePoint, or OneDrive and Teams.
I can manage these in Azure or in Office 365.
I’ve written before about labels in Office 365. In this post, first of three in a series, I’m going to go a bit deeper into how the two types of labels, Security and Compliance Sensitivity and Retention, have developed over time, and where Microsoft is headed next. As I’ve mentioned before, Sensitivity and Retention are … Continue reading “Office 365 Labels (1 of 3): Compliance”
This is a quick post outlining the distinction between Office 365 labels and label policies. While the screenshots are from Sensitivity labels and label policies, the basic concept applies to compliance labels and label policies as well. In the following screenshot, I have seven Sensitivity labels defined. Remember Sensitivity labels describe and prescribe how labeled … Continue reading “Office 365 Labels vs Label Policies”
Start Addressing your Compliance Assessment Needs with Service Trust Portal and Compliance Manager Tools. Co-authored with Ryan Sturm of GetSecureAndCompliant and John Wagner. Microsoft offers its customers many amazing tools to help them in their security and compliance efforts. This article will cover the information available in the Service Trust Portal and the capabilities in … Continue reading “Service Trust Portal & Compliance Manager”
Working at AvePoint, I have had a lot of conversations about backups and archives. AvePoint makes solutions for both but, often as not, these conversations have a detour that runs something like this: “Senior management doesn’t see a need for a records solution, because we’re backing up every day.” Or: “For now we’re not bothering … Continue reading “Archives =/= Backups”
Supervision has been part of Office 365 since 2017, but it recently underwent some improvements.
I’ve written before about how an Office 365 Group or Team always includes a site collection, one that relies on the underlying Group membership for security boundaries. But, what does that look like under the hood? Here are some screenshots with commentary, from a quick dive I took with one of my co-workers. First, let’s … Continue reading “Membership in Teams/Groups Site Collections”
. . .life without governance is like driving a car with no steering wheel and no brakes.