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Expanding data loss prevention (DLP) to SharePoint Online, OneDrive for Business, Windows File Share and Office applications

One of the key tenets of our approach to security with Office 365 is to give you the right set of tools and services to address your organization’s specific security and compliance needs. Data loss prevention (DLP) is a critical part of the security capabilities we’ve built right into Office 365. We first rolled out DLP in Exchange and Outlook and then expanded into Outlook Web App (OWA), adding new…

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New Office 365 extensibility for Windows, iOS, Android and web developers

In a world where people move between multiple devices and numerous apps to get things done, we’re announcing today new ways for developers to create applications that build on, and securely tap into the Office 365 platform and services. With millions of consumers and over 70 percent of the Fortune 500 companies using Office 365, it presents developers an opportunity to reach an audience that’s not only vast, but highly…

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Office 365 helps customers with IRS 1075 compliance

As part of Microsoft’s commitment to compliance, we strive to ensure that our cloud services, like Office 365, meet or exceed the breadth of regulations and standards our customers require. This is especially important for government agencies, which are investing more and more in moving to cloud productivity services, and require security-enhanced and scalable cloud solutions that address a range of constantly-evolving regulatory, compliance and policy requirements.

Office Online
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Click to launch, click to switch

Last week we announced a new way to organize and launch apps in Office 365 for business cloud-based services. Today, we’re introducing the new app launcher for our consumer services—namely Office Online, Outlook.com and OneDrive. Outlook.com users have been switching apps this way for quite some time, so today’s change represents a small visual change. However, the exciting thing is that now launching apps is the same whether you’re working…

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Organize your Office 365 with the new app launcher

Getting organized. Some people are naturally great at this, some people drag their feet and kick their heels. But there is no doubt that organization can yield results—at home, at work or at school. Today we are announcing the Office 365 app launcher and My apps. The features will enable a new level of organization, personalization and access to all of the services that make up your Office 365 and…

Exchange
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Evolving Exchange Online Protection (EOP) to protect against tomorrow’s threats

Ten million spam messages blocked every minute. That’s the average number of spam messages that are blocked by Microsoft every minute. However, every day attackers around the world find new techniques to attack your email. The threats take different forms, such as an unidentified spam campaign, an unknown malware, or a completely new virus. The ever-expanding world of such attacks keeps changing and, to better protect your email against these…