Tag: android

  • Outlook for iOS – Blocking the app

    Outlook for iOS – Blocking the app

    Using the Exchange ActiveSync Management Policies, we can block this app from connecting to Our Exchange hosted Mailboxes. This Outlook App is identified in the Exchange ActiveSync Management as ‘Outlook-iOS-Android/1.0’. The OWA for iOS and Android will be available for periode of time, but it will not be further developed. At the moment there aren’t […]

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  • Outlook Backend Cloud Service – Data Storage

    Outlook Backend Cloud Service – Data Storage

    What does this Backend Cloud Service for Outlook store and for how long? Microsoft stores a subset of email, calendar information and attachments. It is said to be stored for atleast a month, but longer if the user accesses the items more then once. Today it stored in Amazon Web Services, but during 2015 it […]

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  • Outlook for iOS – Update!

    Outlook for iOS – Update!

    Microsoft held a YamJam today in the Office 365 IT Pros Network, underneath the Exchange IT Pro Group. We have been discussing the Security, Features and Controls, but lets have a look the Security which is the bigger Buzz the last days. Outlook for iOS and soon Android uses a Backend Cloud Service. The firstĀ purpose […]

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  • Outlook for iOS – Unsecure?

    Outlook for iOS – Unsecure?

    What is the Buzz? Microsoft rebrands their purchase of Acompli to Outlook and relaunches it for iOS and in preview for Android. Alot of ITpros and Sysadmins have banned the App from their MDM controlled Devices, because it has two potential security risks. 1. It integrates with cloud services like OneDrive and Dropbox, for consumers […]

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  • OWA App now for Android

    OWA App now for Android

    Earlier I mentioned the OWA or Outlook Web App for iOS Devices and now the same App for Android Devices is released, but it will leave onpremise Exchange Servers hanging for another while. Source: http://blogs.office.com/2014/06/11/owa-for-android-now-available-on-select-devices/ It looks very much the same as OWA for iOS, which looks the same as on Windows Phone. We kind […]

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  • Azure Active Directory Second Factor Authentication

    Azure Active Directory Second Factor Authentication

                All Microsoft Cloud Services stores user objects in Azure Active Directory, and now it supports a second factor of authentication. This is ONLY for none federated users, so if you are federated by using ADFS you will have to install your own second factor on your ADFS Server.   […]

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I am Roy Apalnes, a Microsoft Cloud Evangelist working av Sopra Steria. Main focus in Microsoft Security and Endpoint Management, with a bigger picture in mind.

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