News and Articles

Conditional Access is now part of Microsoft 365 Business!

June 24th, 2019
Conditional Access is now part of Microsoft 365 Business!

This article was originally posted in the Microsoft 365 blog.

Over the past several months you’ve told us that adding Conditional Access to Microsoft 365 Business would help it secure SMB customers more comprehensively. Today, we are excited to announce the availability of Conditional Access for Microsoft 365 Business subscribers, enabling small and medium-sized businesses to enforce granular control on how company resources are accessed.

Ensuring security of your Microsoft Teams apps with Microsoft Cloud App Security

June 19th, 2019
Ensuring security of your Microsoft Teams apps with Microsoft Cloud App Security

Originally posted in the Microsoft Security blog.

Apps in Microsoft Teams allow you to leverage additional capabilities, enhance your experience, and make Teams work for you by adding your favorite Microsoft and third-party services.

Today, hundreds of ecosystem apps provide a great way to enhance and customize Teams, but to enable applications and services in an organization, they often need to be reviewed across a wide range of security and compliance criteria.

How to recover from a security breach

June 19th, 2019
How to recover from a security breach

This article was originally posted in the Microsoft Security blog.

Experts estimate that ransomware attacks are up over 600 percent. For most companies, the issue isn’t if a cyberattack is going to happen, but when. Some security experts advise that the best way to recover from a security breach is to plan for it before it happens.

Visual interface for Azure Machine Learning service

June 12th, 2019
Visual interface for Azure Machine Learning service

This article was originally posted in the Microsoft Azure blog.

During Microsoft Build we announced the preview of the visual interface for Azure Machine Learning service. This new drag-and-drop workflow capability in Azure Machine Learning service simplifies the process of building, testing, and deploying machine learning models for customers who prefer a visual experience to a coding experience.

All US Azure regions now approved for FedRAMP High impact level

June 11th, 2019
All US Azure regions now approved for FedRAMP High impact level

This article was originally posted to the Microsoft Azure blog.

Today, I’m excited to share our ability to provide Azure public services that meet US Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) High impact level and extend FedRAMP High Provisional Authorization to Operate (P-ATO) to all of our Azure public regions in the United States.

Microsoft Defender ATP for Mac now in open public preview

June 11th, 2019
Microsoft Defender ATP for Mac now in open public preview

This article was originally posted in the Microsoft Tech Communities.

Microsoft Defender ATP for Mac, which brings our unified endpoint security solution to Mac devices, is now in public preview.

 

 

We announced and opened a limited preview for Microsoft Defender ATP for Mac in March.

Key improvements to the Azure portal user experience

May 28th, 2019
Key improvements to the Azure portal user experience

This article was originally posted in the Microsoft Azure blog.

We’re constantly working on user experience improvements in the Azure portal. Our goal is to offer you a productive and easy-to-use platform so you can build, manage, and monitor your service from a single pane of glass.