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  1. Make application password easy to remember and not computer generated.

    When 2FA and application password is enabled it replaces "normal" password with computer generated one. That string of random characters is impossible to remember by humans and this is bad.

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      0 comments  ·  Advanced Security Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Change Secure Score for MFA to count only Active Accounts

      When reviewing the secure score section to have all account have MFA enabled the score currently counts all accounts as active accounts. Most tenancies have account that they cannot enable MFA on and that should not count against the score.

      To improve granularity the accounts that are blocked, guest, or unlicensed should not be counted toward the score.

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      • Please can you add pdf's to the encrytion of documents.

        Please can you add pdf's to the encrytion of documents. We have all of our application forms as pdf's and want to send them securely to our clients. But at the moment only office related products work and not pdf's.

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        • Add periodic Snapshots of Exchange Online to allow restore of active mailboxes

          Currently there's no way to restore the entire active mailbox from a specific time. Please add this feature.

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            0 comments  ·  eDiscovery  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • My User Compliance Score fell from 41 to 29, but i cant see a reason why it did

            My User Compliance Score fell from 41 to 29, but i cant see a reason why it did, I discussed with Microsoft backend, tech lead, they said they cant tell me why my score fell
            Its like my credit score fell and I cant find out which credit card I missed payment on,,thats not acceptable

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            • Remove references to the 'OME Viewer' app from encrypted messages

              Although the OME Viewer app was pulled from phone app stores on Aug 15, 2018, the secure e-mail displays "If you don't have the OME Viewer app, [download it now] (link)" on some devices.
              Please remove this message.

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              • Unique permission does not work on Lists when a user is added instead of adding a group

                If a user is added with contribute permission after breaking permission of a list, it cannot make any changes in the list and gets an error that "unable to communicate with server" . But if the user is added through a share point groups it works fine. And if you try the same on a library the user can upload and create new documents even when added directly.

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                • Email links stopped working today. I'm not the first to report this conflict.

                  Email links stopped working today. I'm not the first to report this conflict.

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                  • Better eDiscovery and Hold Processes for Large Groups of Users

                    Would be nice to see more of a flag and continue when trying to run a Hold or eDiscovery process for a large group or amount of users where if one mailbox has a problem it does not cause the whole process to fail with a generic error that makes it impossible to troubleshoot. Would be better if the process ran and just flagged mailboxes that the process could not be completed for and just move on to the rest of the mailboxes instead of having the whole process fail. We have ran into this multiple times now and had…

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                    • I don't even use office 365 and my outlook email links are also being blocked today as many others have discovered

                      Whatever changed today is blocking all kinds of legitimate site from access links in email in outlook. For several weeks, I can't reply to an email from outlook. My work-around is to use MSN premium and then relys or forwards still work for now.

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                      • Email and attachment encryption with a password in outlook

                        I want to be able to send an email with attched files in a secured way. the recipient is supposed to enter just a password he once received to open and read the email and also the attched files.
                        this should be an easy button to encrypt the email whenever you want, maybe even select email adresses out of the adress book to send always password protected emails for this recipient.
                        just like the function of crypted.co
                        an add in to outlook.

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                        • quarantined emails to be deleted and show if they have been delivered.

                          allow quarantined emails to be deleted and show if they have been delivered.

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                            0 comments  ·  Spam & Phishing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Disable the new enhanced anti-spoof capability in Office 365 ATP

                            Microsoft enhanced anti-spoof capabilities for Office 365. This new feature is responsible for automatic junking of a message if it fails implicit authentication. The limitation that now have is that we only can use policies to customize the actions and additionally block or allow specific senders based on their authentication status. Want to have have the ability to disable this (enhanced anti-spoofing) feature.

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                              1 comment  ·  Spam & Phishing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • My word document was removed because the note said a visa letter has to come from the country I was sending it to but they were wrong I was

                              My word document was removed because the note said a visa letter has to come from the country I was sending it to but they were wrong I was sending the visa to Sierra Leone to invite to the USA from Sierra Leone to my country USA The note said they also had a problem with content because this is a visa invitation letter ....HELP DOES ANYONE HAVE CONTACT

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                              • MFA audit logs

                                Would like the ability to see the MFA audit logs. To be able to see when a multi-factor was triggered to verify that it was requested and given for security purposes. This would validate if a user knowingly let him/herself be open to attacks.

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                                  0 comments  ·  Auditing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Retention policies to cover only the In-Place Archive mailboxes

                                  Adding retention policies to cover only the In-Place Archive mailboxes and not the main mailbox.

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                                    0 comments  ·  eDiscovery  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Put ALL in the drop down feature on the new spam filter page

                                    since you broke down all the different types of mail in the quarantine now, can you just add an ALL drop so users can see all blocked email instead of clicking on each category of message. -

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                                      0 comments  ·  Spam & Phishing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Fix the Audit Log export to download

                                      The Export Results -> Download all results functionality and spreadsheet that is created needs to be fixed.
                                      The log entries stuff under "Audit Data" do not seem to have similar data columns and it needs to.
                                      When you export it, you get an audit log.csv with the following headers:
                                      CreationDate UserIds Operations AuditData
                                      The Auditdata is just a huge mess of what looks like should be another CSV. Extracting this and trying to turn into a CSV based on commas results in some rows clearly having different data than others.
                                      It is impossible to nicely go through these logs to…

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                                        0 comments  ·  Auditing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                                          0 comments  ·  Privacy  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Prevent Exchange DLP Scanning SharePoint DLP Notifications

                                          When implementing DLP we found that Exchange DLP would scan SharePoint DLP notifications and leak information out to no-reply@sharepointonline.com.

                                          As a workaround we have excluded out reporting mailbox from DLP, however it would be better if this these notifications were not scanned.

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