Email Safety Tips in Exchange Online

Phishing attacks are ever more common for all email users. These attacks can be specifically targeted to organizations and individual users, allowing them to appear very convincing. Most phishing email are easy to spot, but even the savviest of us can be caught off guar, end up clicking on a dangerous link in an email message, then all the sudden a bunch of servers start getting encrypted and your whole weekend is ruined. In an attempt to help reduce this problem, Microsoft is currently rolling out email safety tips as part of Exchange Online Protection in Office 365.

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Enabling DKIM in Exchange Online

Spam is the bane of all messaging administrators, as well as a major pain for all email users. Using email means a consistent battle against spam, malware, and unwanted nonsense flooding your inbox. There are a number of different tools and tactics we, as administrators, can use to reduce the impact of these attacks and recently Microsoft has added another one to the toolboxes of Office 365 customers. In this blog post I'm going to explain what DKIM is, and how you can use it to help make the world a safer place for legitimate email messages.

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