Exchange Online Protection (EOP) Best Practices and Recommendations
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Exchange Online Protection (EOP) Best Practices and Recommendations

Yes. I said it.

Someone needed to put a line in the sand and today, that person is me.  I’m going to say these are some best practices.

But of course, your mileage may vary, depending on your type of organization (users at a local bank or city government will have different threats presented to them than an engineering firm with international customers, for example). … [ Continue reading ]

Retrieving a Windows 10 Key before reinstallation
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Technet Gallery Tool Migration

As I mentioned in my previous post, I’ve been trudging towards migrating the 60 or so tools, modules, and scripts I published on the now-retired TechNet Gallery over to the PowerShell Gallery.

I want to make sure I migrate the things that people find most useful–so far, I’m about halfway and wanted to do a quick check-in:

PowerShell Gallery | Packages matching atguilmette

Let me know what tools you’re looking for and I’ll prioritize getting those up!… [ Continue reading ]

Building a SharePoint Video Portal - Approval Processing with Power Automate
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Building a SharePoint Video Portal – Approval Processing with Power Automate

This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series Building a SharePoint Video Portal

Finally–we’re to the good stuff!

In the first part of this series, we talked about setting the stage with the requirements, and then went on to create the basic staging and production sites, update the retention policies to exclude the staging site, and configure the taxonomy.… [ Continue reading ]

Building a Personal Pitch Deck
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Building a Personal Pitch Deck

I posted a really non-technical thing a few days ago about a walking or pitch deck for myself on LinkedIn, and I got flooded with personal messages about it (both LinkedIn and email). I thought I’d break down what I think makes a good deck, how to build one, and some examples of other great decks that can help you hone yours.… [ Continue reading ]

Wipe-ExchangeOnlineMailbox has moved!
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Wipe-ExchangeOnlineMailbox has moved!

Just a quick post today–I’ve re-published my Wipe-ExchangeOnlineMailbox script to the PowerShell gallery.

Hopefully, this helps everyone who continues to want to use this script.  Good luck!

And, if you accidentally delete too much stuff, be sure to check out my post about recovering from self-inflicted wounds: Using Restore-RecoverableItems, or “how I saved my own bacon”

 … [ Continue reading ]

What happens when an Office 365 customer doesn't point to EOP as their MX?
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What happens when an Office 365 customer doesn’t point to EOP as their MX?

I get asked this question quite frequently–usually by customers who want to continue using their existing on-premises antispam or antimalware gateway or want to attempt to implement a defense-in-depth strategy.

The graph and intelligence behind Exchange Online Protection (EOP) processes at least half a trillion (500,000,000,000) messages a month–the AI behind it is continually monitoring and learning what is spam and what is not. … [ Continue reading ]