Widespread, Brute-Force, Cloud-to-Cloud Attacks Hit Office 365 Users

An operationalized cloud-to-cloud brute-force attack against Microsoft Office 365 users has hit high-level employees at multiple Fortune 2,000 organizations. According to Skyhigh Networks, which remediated the attack, the perpetrators used popular cloud service platforms to conduct a persistent attack to log into corporate Office 365 accounts. The campaign had a “slow-and-low” pattern of coordinated attacks on high-value targets, including more than 100,000 failed Office 365 […]

Petya Ransomware – Get MIMECAST today!!!

Petya Ransomware Action plan to improve your cyber resilience against the latest mass outbreak What is it? Today a major new ransomware attack has hit businesses globally, but initially in the Ukraine, Russia, and across Europe. This has been identified as an updated strain of the Petya ransomware that was identified back in March. The malware appears to arrive via a Microsoft Word document in […]

About the Office 365 admin center – Office 365

The Office 365 admin center is used to set up your organization in the cloud, manage users, manage subscriptions, and much more. In this article, learn how to get to the Office 365 admin center and learn about available features and settings. Check out the Office 365 admin center There are a few ways you can check out the new Office 365 admin center. You […]

Introduction to Microsoft Intune – Petri

In today’s Ask the Admin, I’ll provide an overview of Microsoft Intune. Part of Microsoft’s Enterprise Mobility + Security solution, Intune handles the task of managing PCs and mobile devices, such as Windows 10 tablets, Android phones and Apple iPads. At the heart of Intune is Mobile Device Management (MDM), which is a set of standards for managing mobile devices and provides features similar to, […]

Microsoft To Surpass 100 Million Office 365 Users in 2017 – Petri

In their FY16 Q4 results, Microsoft revealed that the annualized revenue run rate for commercial cloud products, including Office 365, reached $12.1 billion. A quarter later, Microsoft’s Q1 FY17 results give the annualized run rate as “over $13 billion“. The billion-dollar increase in the revenue run rate roughly matches the growth needed to achieve CEO Satya Nadella’s $20 billion target for commercial cloud products by the end of June 2018. […]

Data Transformations with PowerShell Classes, Part 2 – Petri

PowerShell teacher Jeff Hicks wraps up his series on data transformations in PowerShell using a v5 class. Source: Data Transformations with PowerShell Classes, Part 2 – Petri

The Battle for Cloud Supremacy: Google G Suite and Office 365 – Petri

Microsoft and Google are battling for dominance in cloud application suites. The question is whether G-Suite trumps Office 365 or vice versa! Source: The Battle for Cloud Supremacy: Google G Suite and Office 365 – Petri

What is SharePoint?

What is SharePoint? Organizations use SharePoint to create websites. You can use it as a secure place to store, organize, share, and access information from almost any device. All you need is a web browser, such as Internet Explorer, Chrome, or Firefox. Want to learn more? Take a look at the latest version of SharePoint. When you create a new team site, this is what […]

What mobile apps are available for Office?

What mobile apps are available for Office? Office provides the following apps: Office for Android™: View, create and edit documents with touch-friendly Word, Excel and PowerPoint apps. You can count on Office for Android to keep your content and formatting intact so the document looks great when you’re back on your PC or Mac. In Word, add comments or track changes while you work together with […]

What is Microsoft Office 365?

What is Office 365? “Office 365” refers to subscription plans that include access to Office applications plus other productivity services that are enabled over the Internet (cloud services), such as Skype for Business web conferencing and Exchange Online hosted email for business, and additional online storage with OneDrive and Skype world minutes for home. Many Office 365 plans also include the desktop version of the latest […]