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Using Defender for Cloud Apps to Control File downloads

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Nathan O'Bryan MCSM

One situation I see often with customers is the desire to control and monitor file downloads from the cloud. For most organizations in most industries, it’s important to control your organization's data, and that data is often contained in files. The proprietary nature of information in files makes them very valuable to many organizations, and thusly important to control.

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Changes to Exchange Online Web Services

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Thomas Stensitzki

Exchange Web Services (EWS) have been an integral part of Exchange since Exchange Server 2007. They are used not only by Exchange Server and Exchange Online for communication between Exchange Servers and as part of hybrid communication. Email clients also use web services. EWS is a SOAP-based API, but in the meantime, there are more modern protocols.

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Basic Authentication and Exchange Online – September 2021 Update

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AmyKelly Petruzzella

Last week Microsoft announced that, effective October 1, 2022, they will beginto permanently disable Basic Auth in all tenants, regardless of usage (with the exception of SMTP Auth). Why the sudden change from their February 2021 announcement about postponing disabling Basic Auth for protocols in active use by tenant until further notice, yet Microsoft would continue to disable Basic Auth for all protocols not being used? We have the answers and the FAQs for you.

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