Emerging specs and protocols expected to make the simple act of opening an email a less risky proposition Email is one of the most successful communications media ever invented, and its reach continues to grow. Almost 300 billion emails are sent worldwide every day, and the number of worldwide users continues to grow at a
The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) publishes a draft document mandating a vulnerability disclosure policy and a strategy for handling reports of security weaknesses. The US government will require each civilian agency to create a public policy for software-vulnerability disclosure, as well as a strategy for handling any potential security weaknesses reported by researchers.
If you are running Microsoft Office 365, someone is probably out to get you. One way to investigate questionable Office 365 and other cloud sign-in activity is to use Microsoft’s Cloud App Security add on. To enable Cloud App Security, you must have an E5 license or purchase the Cloud App Security add-on. To
Experts share the cybersecurity threats to watch for and advice to stay protected. 1 of 7 (Image: hd3dsh stock.adobe.com) We look forward to summer’s warm weather, travel plans, and maybe some added relaxation. Cybercriminals look forward to summer’s new opportunities for scams and targeted attacks. Seasonal threats aren’t new; for example, the holiday season
If you are like most IT administrators, you have long had a mandate to change passwords on a regular basis. You’ve mandated a minimum length of passwords. Yet your users still select guessable passwords. As noted in the Windows 10 1903 security baseline policies, password policies that mandate frequent password changes actually encourages poor password
A key recommendation to ensure a secure Office 365 implementation is to scan your Outlook implementation to check for malicious links using Office 365 ATP Safe links and Office 365 ATP safe attachments. Before a user clicks on a link, the URL is rewritten to be scanned first by Microsoft scanning filters. You might have
This Microsoft Office 365 security tip covers one of the best settings you can do, but might get you in the doghouse with your users: multifactor authentication (MFA). Face it, using passwords alone can be dangerous. If a single password is cracked, attackers could have their way in your system and you’d probably not be
Email is one of the easiest ways that information can leak out of your organization. Microsoft Office 365 has data loss prevention (DLP) policies for certain subscription levels that, if set up properly, can help prevent data leakage. If you have an E3 or E5 license, you can set policies and show tips reminding users