Recent news (or FUD) about an “undocumented” Office 365 API got the security world in a tizzy, but in reality it’s likely just part of the Graph. What’s more important is to help tenant administrators understand how to harden their tenant against Business Email Compromise (BEC) attacks. As it turns out, there are many different things you can do, if you want to.
Many differences exist between the on-premises and cloud worlds. The Files folder is one of Office 365’s unique features. The folder exists in user mailboxes to hold information about “file-oriented experiences.” As it turns out, apps like Delve, SharePoint, and Office 365 Groups like to display file information to users, but they need a fast and efficient way to get to that data. Files is the answer!
Managing Azure Active Directory using PowerShell is a pretty common technique for Office 365 administrators to master. Many scripts to automate administrative processes have been written to leverage the -Msol* cmdlets included in version one of the Azure Active Directory PowerShell module. Version 2 of the module is now generally available, which is good, but be careful because scripts need to be updated before you can use the new module.
The Microsoft Graph is a new way to access your organization’s data across the intelligent cloud and it’s entering General Availability today.