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  1. EMS Suite Licensing should be free for Government Tenants

    Government IT shops are an entirely different beast than from your typical commercial customer.

    An IT shop can range in size from 2-3 staff for a small city or 100s or 1,000s for a large city/county/state. Regardless of size in terms of staff or budget, ALL of us have an identical regulatory responsibility.

    Protecting critical infrastructure and services our citizens depend on isn't an optional activity. Why are the necessary tools contained in the EMS licensing suites not made available to Government entities free of charge? These are critical tools which must be utilized in order to best protect the…

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    0 comments  ·  Advanced Security Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. FIDO U2F support

    Office 365 for work: We need Office 365 for Work support a FIDO Universal Second Factor (U2F) protocol standard Security Key.

    As many organisation would like to shift to Office 365 but they concern about the security standard which request Office 365 to support Universal Second Factor (U2F) protocol standard security key as Microsoft is a member of FIDO.

    119 votes
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    9 comments  ·  Advanced Security Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  3. Allow disabling of SPF checks

    As a user using both a dedicated security based ESP (Mimecast) with Office 365 Exchange, I have no need for many of the Office 365 security features.

    Most annoyingly is the fact that forwarding from my ESP fails the Office 365 SPF checks, because the sending domain doesn't match the IP range of the source any more.

    I wouldn't mind except Office 365 won't even allow me to disable SPF checking!

    This means a typical message is stamped with an SPF 'pass' from Mimecast and an SPF 'fail' from Office 365.

    This in turn could interfere with anti-spam rules within…

    118 votes
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    10 comments  ·  Spam & Phishing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  4. Block Office Files with Macro's

    We are getting numerous malware attacks with zero hour Office files containing malicious Macro's, these are often blocked within 60-90 minutes but some are still being received by users. The signature is changing regularly so they aren't picked up by your scanners despite the original virus being around 12 months old.

    We do educate the users not to open them and Macro's are disabled, but blocking the content at the gateway would be better.

    Some of this functionality was available in Forefront for Exchange.

    116 votes
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    4 comments  ·  Malware  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  5. Remove Limit of 60 users for New Anti-Phishing Policy

    Why is there a limit of 60 users that can be added to the new Anti-Phishing Policy? I would expect to have this very important feature available to ALL of our O365 users. Please remove this limitation so that we can add ALL of our O365 users to this new Anti-Phishing Policy

    116 votes
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    5 comments  ·  Spam & Phishing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  6. Make secure score available to partners

    As a Partner I have access to the tenant of my clients. I'm not able to see the score of my clients tenant and check easily what changes need to be done and discuss this with my clients.
    I can only do this when I have an separate admin account of the clients tenant.
    Now with the integration of secure score into the compliance center shows a widget of the score but not the actions that needs to be taken. Please integrate the full secure score

    111 votes
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    7 comments  ·  Reports  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  7. Add support for CAA records in DNS panel

    I'd very much like to see support for CAA records in the future =).
    See https://support.dnsimple.com/articles/caa-record/

    The check for this record is going to be mandatory with September 2017. The security of all our certificates and domains would be greatly improved if we could set this record :)

    109 votes
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    4 comments  ·  Advanced Security Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  8. Fix DMARC implementation to match the RFC7489 defined behaviour for p=reject and p=quarantine

    Fix DMARC implementation to match the RFC 7489 defined behaviour for p=reject and p=quarantine.
    Current behaviour p=reject messages are quarantined???

    105 votes
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    7 comments  ·  Spam & Phishing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  9. Conditional Access by Network Location

    Want to bring network location-based conditional access policy to not only SharePoint but also the whole of office365.

    104 votes
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    4 comments  ·  Advanced Security Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  10. Ability to perform eDiscovery collections for specific Outlook Folders

    I have a requirement from a large customer (85K users) that needs to be able to perform eDiscovery collections for specific Outlook folders. We can do date range and Full Mbx collections, but not specific folders. This was possible on-premises, but not in Exchange Online ????

    104 votes
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    7 comments  ·  eDiscovery  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  11. Allow duration of Retention label to be changed when the retention is based on when the label is applied

    When a retention label duration is based on the date the label is applied, the retention period may not be changed. It can be changed if the Created or last modified is chosen. This is impacting our ability to use the retention policies as they need to be active from the date of application with the capability to change duration in the future.

    103 votes
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  12. Anti-phishing policy | User notification | Self release

    It's is great that Microsoft provides the possibility to block phishing messages but it is not clear why it is not able to provide the same functionality like in the anti-spam policy , so that the user gets an info that a mail has been moved to the quarantine and he could preview the message and decide to let it there or to release.
    Anti-phishing policy is no perfect, it creates a lot of false positives and the user will not be informed in order to check the mail and release it.
    I didn't see any argument why Microsoft is…

    101 votes
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    4 comments  ·  Spam & Phishing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  13. Fix the Unusual Volume of File Deletion Alert

    Our Office 365 tenant is generating 20+ of these alerts to our admins every day and every time we investigate, it is always the same story, the user is cleaning out old files or moving them from OneDrive to SharePoint. This alert needs some serious attention or organizations affected will just disable it.

    100 votes
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    6 comments  ·  Advanced Security Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  14. Add functionality to re-deliver failed messages from Message Trace

    Third party spam filters, such as the offerings from Barracuda, MXLogic, and many others, have the ability to allow administrators to force re-delivery of messages that may have failed due to either a restrictive rule or a SMTP alias that did not exist for a recipient (typically true with migrations from non-Exchange based systems).

    It would be highly beneficial to admins to have this control and allow for forced re-delivery of messages as necessary.

    100 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Message Trace  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  15. safelinks whitelist domain with wildcard

    Safelinks currently requires you enter each url you'd like to allow through. I'd like to have safelinks allow a wildcard domain. for instance we get many emails from our own systems pointing to internal urls. sometimes those emails get distorted because the url's are listed in plain text and replaced with the safelink.

    I'd like to allow wildcard https://.mydomain.com/ to allow domains such as web.mydomain.com/page and test.mydomain.com/stuff to go through with by making one simple rule vs theoretically hundreds.

    100 votes
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    3 comments  ·  Malware  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  16. Advanced Threat Protection and Dynamic Delivery of emails

    With Dynamic Delivery, email is delivered with a provisional attachment that indicates that the original attachment is being scanned by ATP and will be delivered soon. If this email if forwarded before the original attachment is released by ATP, the recipient of the forwarded email will receive the provisional attachment and never see the original attachment once released to the first recipient.
    This is a problem for business where many executives on the move use mobile phones to routinely forward emails to team members for follow-up. We also have users who setup Outlook rule that forward emails to other users. …

    100 votes
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    5 comments  ·  Advanced Security Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  17. Enable Customization for Directory Based Edge Blocking feature in EOP

    Currently Directory Based Edge Blocking Feature in EOP does not support Mail Enabled Public Folders and Dynamic Distribution Groups. If customer have any of these recipient types then they have to disabled DBEB for receiving external emails routed to tenant through EOP. It will be great if we can provide an interface to manage DBEB to which customer can explicitly add recipients which are picked up by EOP. This will be very helpful for standalone EOP customer who would want to use DBEB feature to thwart Directory based harvest attacks

    100 votes
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  18. Report Message Add-in for GCC

    Seems pretty odd that the report message add-in doesn't work in government tenants. It is definitely something that should be enabled.

    100 votes
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    4 comments  ·  Spam & Phishing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  19. New-InboxRule cmdlet needs CreationDate added

    When an account compromise happens, the majority of times the threat actor will create a new-inboxrule to hide their activity. Currently when new-inboxrules are created there is no logging for the Creation Date via powershell cmdlet. If we could get this logged, it would help tremendously with account compromises. Also adding a historical rule creation view for past 90 days would be beneficial as well.

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    5 comments  ·  Auditing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  20. Ability to limit access to Online Archive by Client Location

    We'd like the ability to limit access for users to their O365 Online Archives by client location/IP.

    For example, if the user is connected to the corporate network, their online archive should be accessible through Outlook. If the user is away, working from home, etc, the online archive is not available/accessible.

    Whilst we have security measures in place (like MFA) for accounts if a user's credentials are stolen, the most common access would be via OWA from an external location/IP. By archiving (moving) old/sensitive email to the online archive, and restricting access by location, we could effectively limit the amount…

    99 votes
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