Best Practices for Safe Links Policies

April 10, 2022 | Published by

Safe Links policies are a powerful feature in Defender for Office 365. They allow you to leverage a virtual sandbox for URL scanning of inbound email messages in mail flow. This includes time of click verification of URLs and links in email messages as well as all of the Office apps. Safe Links is a great tool to leverage to defend against phishing attacks. In today’s article, I am going […]

Best Practices for Safe Attachment Policies

March 20, 2022 | Published by

Safe Attachment policies are a powerful feature in Defender for Office 365. They allow you to leverage a virtual sandbox to check attachments in inbound email message before they are delivered to the recipient. In addition, safe attachments also allow you to protect files in Teams, SharePoint, and OneDrive so that users aren’t inadvertently sharing malicious […]

Intro of Defender for Office 365

March 12, 2022 | Published by

In this article, I am going to be walking you through an introduction of Microsoft’s Defender for Office 365 which comes part of the Microsoft 365 Defender offerings. Defender for office 365 contains some of the following high level features: Real-Time Detection and Prevention against malware/phishing Automated Investigation and Response  Threat Hunting  Attack Simulation Training  […]

Microsoft Defender Licensing Considerations

March 7, 2022 | Published by

Microsoft has evolved the Microsoft 365 Defender products over time. The product line used to be known as Microsoft Defender Threat Protection and has since been rebranded. It is made up of the following offerings: Defender for Identity (hybrid identity security solution) Defender for Endpoint (EDR, AV) Defender for Office 365 (Anti-malware, anti-phishing) Cloud App […]

Microsoft Defender Security Center

February 13, 2022 | Published by

Microsoft recently announced that they are going to start to automatically redirect anyone going to the legacy “security and compliance admin center” to the newly rebranded Defender Security Center (located at security.microsoft.com). Microsoft Defender is an integrated experience of Microsoft’s suite of security services spanning Defender for Identity, Defender for Endpoint, Defender for Office 365, and […]

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