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Teams, Life of Ads?

Teams, Life of Ads?

This blog will be about some Teams news, I had some weird feelings about. Did someone notice the: MC247825 which was posted on 30 of march? “We will show a banner in the activity feed”. It sounds to me like some advertisements for in-house products? Maybe I am completely wrong, lets hope so. You will need to inform your helpdesk/service desk employees, this update could end up in some tickets about a user questioning if they need to add a…

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Zero Trust Security Flow

Zero Trust Security Flow

Everything is about Zero trust security, you will need to implement it.  There are a lot of articles written about zero-trust security the last few months. Some examples: Zero Trust Security (microsoft.com) Take the Zero Trust Assessment (microsoft.com) How to best explain zero trust? It’s like the quote of Ronald Reagan but just with one additional word: Never trust, but verify Zero trust ensures, identities are verified and devices are safe before you can access your corporate apps and data….

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The book of Non-Managed Shared Devices

The book of Non-Managed Shared Devices

This blog will be about what options you have when you got a lot of non-managed shared devices that need to run the Teams desktop app. Imagine the next scenario:  Just right before the first Covid19 wave, a company made the decision to transform their organization to a modern zero trust company. Before this decision was made, everyone was working on a remote desktop cluster which was placed inside a datacentre and none of their (shared) on-premise devices were managed….

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The Fellowship Of Group Labeling

The Fellowship Of Group Labeling

Labelling your data with sensitivity labels is the way to go. Confidential data within your organization needs to be labelled with a proper sensitivity label. You can do this manually or automatically. But there is more, labelling your teams/Microsoft 365 groups itself is the next best thing. There are 3 options you can define, when setting up your Sensivity group labels. Setting your team privacy Allowing external users Non-compliant settings: You shall not pass(block access), full access and limited access)…

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The Return of the Giphy

The Return of the Giphy

It’s time for a “funny” blog. Giphy… I never realized there’s a difference between posting GIFs in Whatsapp or Teams. Within Teams there are 2 options to allow or block GIFs. Within the team Settings. Organization-wide. It could be a part of your governance strategy. But why would you block it? Looking at the restriction options. Giphy content rating. No restriction This means that your users will be able to insert any GIF in chats regardless of the content rating. Moderate This…

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Blocking Egnyte?

Blocking Egnyte?

A funny thing I discovered… When you think you have blocked access to third-party cloud storage solutions in teams, you discover you can still add Egnyte :). I am missing the option to disable Egnyte ?? So just open PowerShell and copy paste… import-Module “C:\Program Files\Common Files\Skype for Business Online\Modules\SkypeOnlineConnector\SkypeOnlineConnector.psd1” $Cred = Get-Credential $CSSession = New-CsOnlineSession -Credential $Cred Import-PSSession -Session $CSSession Set-CsTeamsClientConfiguration -AllowEgnyte $false