Updates

Office 2013 Service Pack 1 now available

Today we’ve released Service Pack 1 (SP1) for the 2013 set of Office products including Office 2013, SharePoint 2013 and Exchange Server 2013. SP1 delivers greater stability, expanded functionality, security enhancements and improved compatibility with Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2. Office 2013 customers will begin to get notifications of SP1 availability through Windows Update within the next 30 days. Exchange Server 2013 and SharePoint 2013 customers can download SP1 at…

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Office 365 Message Encryption — now rolling out!

In November 2013, we announced Office 365 Message Encryption, a new easy-to-set-up-and-use email service that allows you to send encrypted mail to anyone. Today, we’re announcing the general availability of Office 365  Message Encryption. To start using the message encryption service today, you can purchase a subscription for Windows Azure Rights Management, which  also includes Information Rights Management capabilities, giving you a comprehensive solution to help protect your internal and…

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Exchange Online Protection enhancements — Part 1

To give you enterprise-class reliability and help protect against spam and malware, we launched Exchange Online Protection (EOP) in 2013. During the past year we made improvements to EOP, including better spam management and customizing policies for specific domains, users, or groups. Today, as we complete the first year of the service launch, we‘re announcing more enhancements to EOP, including: Directory-based edge blocking Increased Office 365 domain limit Message Trace…

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People whose messages you haven’t yet read appear higher in your list, and people whose messages you’ve already read appear lower in your list, so it’s easy to keep track of whom you still need to respond to.

People View in Outlook Web App

Krish Gali is a Senior Program Manager on the Exchange engineering team and Steve Chew is a senior product marketing manager on the Exchange technical marketing team. Overwhelmed when you open your mailbox at the start of your day or after you’ve been away for a while? Ever missed an email from a key individual because it was buried in your Inbox? People View helps you get to important email…

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The Garage Series: Managing iOS, Android, and Windows devices with identity-based access and Office 365

In this week’s show, Jeremy Chapman and Mark Kashman follow last month’s Extreme Office 365 Mobility and Off-Road Rally Challenge episode to tell the IT pro story about managing user access and devices ranging from Android and iOS to Windows and Windows Phones. They’ll discuss user-pivoted data access and catch up with long time Exchange ActiveSync (EAS) engineer, Greg Baribault, to discuss the evolution of EAS, Allow/Block/Quarantine (ABQ) and OWA…

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Office 365 compliance controls: Data Loss Prevention

When was the last time you read your company’s handbook containing all the communication policies?  Learn how you can achieve compliance without disrupting your routine or your colleagues’. Last weeks blog post  explained the two dimensions of Office 365 security, compliance, and privacy: built-in capabilities and customer controls. This post focuses on a key customer controls in compliance: data loss prevention (DLP).

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Cloud Services you can trust: Security, Compliance, and Privacy in Office 365

Read on to learn more about how Office 365 is designed to provide security, compliance and privacy across two equally important dimensions – Built-in capabilities that include service-wide, technical capabilities, operational procedures and policies that are enabled by default for customers using the service and Customer controls that include features that enable you to customize the Office 365 environment based on the specific needs of your organization.