Office 365 Security Hardening

Planned in advance; Cancelled

Overview

Affected services
  • Office365
  • Core Network
At Risk Time
08:30 AM, 19-Aug-20 — 09:00 AM, 19-Aug-20
At Risk Time
09:00 AM, 19-Aug-20 — 05:00 PM, 19-Aug-20
Description
New Microsoft rules are to be introduced that will create a warning banner on incoming emails that carry a weblink from external senders. An initial pilot was successfully run for a subset of ISG staff in April. A further pilot which includes all ISG staff and volunteers from MVM, CSE and CAHSS is scheduled to run on the Wednesday 1st July. University wide go-live is scheduled for Wedndesday 29th July.

Technical Information

Technical Information

Work summary
New Microsoft rules are to be introduced that will create a warning banner on incoming emails that carry a weblink from external senders.
Technical summary
Office 365 Security Hardening
Affecting
University wide
Servers / Hardware
Criticality
low
Expected impact
An initial pilot was successfully run for a subset of ISG staff in April. A further pilot which includes all ISG staff and volunteers from MVM, CSE and CAHSS is scheduled to run on the 1st July. University wide go-live is scheduled for the 29th July.
Change Reference
C2006-110

Request, Authorise and Publish

Requested by Kevin Hone on 29-Jun-2020
Authorised by Applications
Publish to IS Website (Service Status and Alerts page): No
Published by Michael Maclennan


Additional Details

Risk classification
medium
Risk assessment
Medium
Other people involved
Notes for future reference
Cancelled at request of Kevin Hone email 29th July 2020.