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Why SecureAudit 365?

Last Month, Microsoft Introduced 95 New Features, Enhancements And Changes To Office 365, many of them could impact your security posture or end user experience.

Here are just a couple of the changes Microsoft made:

New Office Message Encryption Revocation Feature

 

What: O365 Admins can now revoke OME encrypted emails sent to consumer identities (ex: Gmail)

How:  Set-OMEMessageRevocation -Revoke $true -MessageId "" Get the message id from a Message Trace

 


Microsoft is making a change that could affect your Microsoft Office 365 email sender reputation

User Experience: Beginning October 15th If you are utilizing Microsoft Exchange Online and you currently don’t have DMARC, DKIM and SPF configured to work together, then your organization’s reputation as a sender will be impacted which could result in a larger percentage of your emails being quarantined. Likewise, if your business partners or customers do not have DKIM or DMARC configured those emails are more likely to be quarantined.

*Note: Microsoft pushed back the original “enforcement date” from 9/21 to 10/15

 

 

 

 

 

Were you aware that your tenant has between 300 and 500 settings?

We’ll thoroughly audit all your settings, and provide you with a comprehensive governance report based upon our findings. You’ll learn how your tenant is configured, exactly why, and the important steps you need to take to improve overall security, and minimize the chance of data breeches. We will update your Audit report quarterly. We also include time to help you configure and implement the recommendations we make to protect your identities and data.

When it comes to updates in Office 365, think you can depend on Microsoft to provide you with notifications?  Think again, there are over 8 different sources where Microsoft publishes up to 100 changes per month!  Microsoft does a great job of demonstrating the value of Office 365, but they fail to alert customers about specific feature changes that are relevant to their tenant and usage patterns.

As part of the SecureAudit 365 service in addition to auditing your tenant each quarter and providing recommendations to protect your identities and data we also each month summarize the Office 365 changes that are relevant to your organization in a quick to read simple to understand customized report that ensure you know what changes Microsoft is making that could impact your tenant and users.

Want More information or to schedule your 15 minute SecureAudit 365 briefing?

What our customers are saying about SecureAudit 365

“Patriot Consulting provides my IT staff with a monthly update of the changes that Microsoft will be introducing into our Office 365 tenant.  Along with these updates, Patriot Consulting provides clear guidance and recommendations on how we should (or should not) implement the planned changes.  This guidance is significant and catered directly towards our business’s needs.   It also provides my team with insights they may not have anticipated saving us time and effort during the deployment of new Office 365 features.  I would highly recommend this service to any organization that has invested in Office 365’s rapidly changing environment.”  IT Director, San Francisco CA Construction Company

“The O365 Advisory Service offered by Patriot Consulting provides us with a concise monthly summary of the of all the Microsoft O365 changes that could impact our end users globally as well as our Administrators. Without this service we would have to dedicate time and resources to sorting through dozens of changes and announcements that may or may not impact us.”  Director of Global IT Portfolio & Project Management, Global Food Distribution Company