Tag Archives: Security

Collab365 Global Conference – 2017

By | August 18, 2017

Collab365 Global Conference is one of the largest conferences in the world for people who are interested in Office 365, SharePoint, Flow, PowerApps and Azure. Running for 24 hours, the conference in this year is scheduled to go live during November 1st and 2nd. Bringing together a unique blend of high-profile speakers and community advocates… Read More »

Deploy Office 365 Single Sign On with AD FS 3.0

By | October 27, 2016

A question that gets asked more often by Office 365 customers is that what kinds of authentication methods does it offer? With Office 365, you have below 3 modes of providing identities to users of an organization. Cloud identity Synchronized identity Federated identity Out of these, security concerned organizations most of the time opt in… Read More »

SharePoint Sri Lanka Monthly Gathering – October, 2016

By | October 14, 2016

Sri Lanka SharePoint Monthly Gathering organized by Sri Lanka SharePoint Forum was held at Microsoft Sri Lanka premises on 12th October, 2016. I had the privilege of speaking at this event on the topic Security, Privacy and Compliance in SharePoint Online and OneDrive for Business. The gathering was kicked off by Office Servers and Services MVP, Malin… Read More »

Audit Log Search in Office 365 Security & Compliance Center

When an organization has a large user base or has a geographically spanned presence, it is normal to have grow the IT department as well in order to administer the organization’s IT infrastructure. A common requirement when the number of people that have access to a system is greater is that the ability to track… Read More »

Self Service Password Reset In Office 365

A question I get every now and then is, “Does it have to be administrator’s job to reset user passwords?”. Though the answer to that question heavily depends on an organization’s compliance policies and practices, I stand with the idea that an administrator resetting a user password should be the last resort. It may not be a… Read More »

Multi-Factor Authentication in Office 365

Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) is the concept that hardens the security of authentication services by adding an additional layer of verification to conventional user name and password based authentication. For example, this could be an SMS, a phone call or smart card, etc… MFA has been around in the industry for quite some time now and many of us have… Read More »

Enable DKIM Signing for Outbound Emails in Exchange Online Protection

Last year Microsoft announced support for DomainKeys Identified Mail (DKIM) signing for outbound emails in Office 365. If you are wondering what DKIM is, below is an excerpt from Microsoft blog describing what DKIM is in its simplest form. DKIM permits the person, role or organization, who owns the signing domain, to claim some responsibility for… Read More »