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Now displaying: April, 2018
Apr 30, 2018

Office for Mac tour. A complete look at the latest updates from tailored features for the Mac, such as Touch Bar integration, new capabilities to support teamwork in real time co-authoring with integrative chat. Intelligent experiences for content creation. And if you're an IT admin, we're going to show you how advanced protection and unconditional access also now extend to the Mac.

Apr 30, 2018

The next generation of Azure SQL Data Warehouse, now generally available. You'll see how this makes it easier to quickly and efficiently spin up data warehousing capabilities for everyday workloads, allowing you to go from no data warehouse to over 4,000 cores operating at petabyte scale in minutes. And leverage the latest generation of Azure Compute with automatic caching of columns or segments to analyze your data and achieve up to 10x speedups of querying.

Apr 25, 2018

If you're looking to develop a strategy on what data to keep or delete inside of your organization, we're gonna walk you through the data retention capabilities in Office 365 Data Governance, with new updates, including the ability to retain your data in Microsoft Teams, event-based retention triggered by specific events, insights and analytics of your daily use in Labels Explorer, and managing your deletion process through disposition review.
Find more info here: aka.ms/DG

Apr 24, 2018

Learn how Microsoft designs and operates Azure, and get an overview of Azure services and capabilities to secure, manage and monitor your cloud data, apps and infrastructure. In this Azure Essentials, we also go in-depth on the controls of the Azure Security Center and explain the controls your can leverage as well as what Microsoft does to keep your data, apps, compute and networking resources secure. Identity and access management is also a key component in maintaining defense in depth, so check out our Azure Essentials on Azure Active Directory to further your skills here: https://youtu.be/nRk1_koNBB8

www.azure.com/essentials

Apr 24, 2018

In this demonstration, we'll introduce the new Privileged Access Management capabilities in Office 365, that allows you to control admin privileges within your tenant to prevent rogue admin activity or unauthorized admin access, in event that those credentials are stolen or compromised. Raji Dani from the Office 365 engineering team will explain how it works and how to set it up in your environment to help you move to zero standing access.

Apr 23, 2018

In this demonstration, we'll introduce updates to Multi-Geo Capabilities in Office 365 and show you how to set it up. If you are a multinational organization, Multi-Geo in Office 365 is designed to help you to control where your data resides at a per user level, based on your global data location and compliance needs. With Multi-Geo you can set up data locations before migrating user data to Office 365 or if you have existing Office 365 services, you can move users' data to preferred data locations. In this video, Sesha Mani from the multi-geo engineering team will show you how using controls in the Office 365 admin center or PowerShell.

Apr 23, 2018

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) mandates that individuals have the right of request to understand the personal data held on them, as well as the ability to edit or remove and even transport their data records to a different location.
In this demonstration, we'll show you how new options in Office 365 enable you to respond to these requests, pin-pointing relevant data in a way that's intelligent, collaborative and efficient.

Apr 16, 2018

In this demonstration, we'll introduce the new attack simulator in Office 365 Threat Intelligence. The attack simulator allows you to run realistic simulated attacks against your environment to determine vulnerabilities with your users and determine proactive mitigation. We'll show you how you can simulate a kill-chain using a spear-phishing attack, password spray attack and brute force attack to help you test user behavioral and environment vulnerabilities as well as gather data to ultimately inform user education and information protection policies.

Apr 16, 2018

Microsoft Secure Score is a solution that automatically rates how well you’re leveraging security controls for Office 365 and now Windows 10 in your environment; while making it easy for you to discover and implement the security features and best practices that will advance your organization’s security posture. In this demonstration, Stu Clark from the Office 365 engineering team guides you through how to use Microsoft Secure Score as well as follow and track recommendations as you implement additional security controls.

Apr 12, 2018

Learn how Microsoft designs and operates Azure, and get an overview of Azure services and capabilities to secure, manage and monitor your cloud data, apps and infrastructure. In this Azure Essentials, we also go in-depth on the controls of the Azure Security Center and explain the controls your can leverage as well as what Microsoft does to keep your data, apps, compute and networking resources secure. Identity and access management is also a key component in maintaining defense in depth, so check out our Azure Essentials on Azure Active Directory to further your skills here: https://youtu.be/nRk1_koNBB8

www.azure.com/essentials

Apr 4, 2018

Explore the comprehensive set of services Microsoft Azure has for ingesting, storing and analyzing data of almost all types of scales, spanning table, file, streaming and other data types. The Azure platform provides tools across the data analytics' life-cycle.

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