Note From Santa!
As we approach the core of the 2021 Holiday season, we should all be on red alert for new attempts by malicious attackers to compromise our infrastructures and data
. A recent alert by the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency
informs us that attackers are ready to pounce, particularly when we are distracted by the holidays. We've seen it before, and chances are this Holiday season will see an unprecedented amount of new and varied exploits and attacks, particularly in aftermath of the Log4J vulnerability disclosure.
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Microsoft Edge has been on the receiving end when it comes to updates, the most recent one being version 101 of the browser reaching the Stable channel with new features relating to Progressive Web Apps and browser profiles. And now, through a blog post, Microsoft has come out to illustrate alternative ways through which users can get to manage their apps in Microsoft Edge.
Microsoft is adding the capability to pin shared document libraries to the Quick Access section in OneDrive (web) to easily find and access the places where you regularly work. They are also surfacing a list of your recently used shared libraries on the More Places page within OneDrive to help you find the places that you’ve recently opened files from.
For Team Owners, a new dynamic tag to use in Teams channel posts will soon allow you to notify all team owners of the post.
Microsoft is adding support for joining meetings in another cloud anonymously in Teams on the desktop. This new functionality will only affect the Teams desktop client. Teams web client meeting join experiences will remain unchanged as they already support cross cloud meeting join.
With cyber threats on the rise, security teams are always on the lookout for new ways to control access, monitor apps and protect data.
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How would you score on a ransomware quiz? What 3 industries do you think are hit the most? Give us your thoughts in the comments. Get a reality check by viewing this infographic by the Microsoft Detection and Response Team on ransomware-by-industry trends. Feeling vulnerable? Get in touch to discuss how MadWolf Technologies can help you stop ransomware in its tracks with Microsoft Azure.
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Microsoft's new web-based Outlook client has been in development for well over a year at this point. In fact, the client itself has been in testing since last year but was inaccessible to people outside the company, that is until now.
May 5, 2022 was World Password Day. In celebration, Microsoft commemorated the day by helping people move away from passwords altogether. The company announced support for the expansion of a password-less standard created by the FIDO Alliance and the World Wide Web consortium. Apple and Google also announced support for the standard, which is a major step forward toward a password-less future.