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In our second month of working from home during lockdown, here’s CompanyNet’s round-up of what’s new and updated across Office 365 and Microsoft 365.
This month, we’re looking at some updates to Microsoft Teams which will enhance your experience of video meetings – something we’ll all welcome at this time. Plus, an introduction to training artificial intelligence models with Power Platform’s AI Builder and Microsoft 365’s trainable classifiers, and a beautfiul new term store for SharePoint Online.
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Thanks to our team members James Mackerness and Carl Bennett for their contributions to this round-up.
Passwords, personal data and more – are your staff sharing more about your business than you think?
Security researchers recently found mountains of personally identifiable information (PII) which had been inadvertently made public through Trello, a web-based task management app.
This included passwords, bank account details, and people’s employment and medical details, all of which could have been exposed to anybody – including competitors and cybercriminals.
Trello lets you organise tasks using ‘boards’, which are initially set to ‘private’ by default. But many users changed their boards to ‘public’ in order to collaborate with colleagues – with the unintended side-effect of making them visible to anyone.
The employees involved didn’t deliberately make the information public, and therefore wouldn’t have realised the information was out there.
To compound the problem, Google’s search bot had thoroughly indexed Trello’s public boards, meaning they could be easily found using a standard web search.
The discovery was made by Craig Jones of cybersecurity company Sophos. It was discovered that one company had accidentally published performance ratings of 900 managers on a public Trello board.
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This is our monthly roundup of changes and new features coming up in Office 365, SharePoint and Kira.
This month sees some important changes to Microsoft Teams, ticking off two features – real-time status, and federation – that were available in Skype for Business, and making it a more complete product than ever. There’s also new security options when sharing files, and improvements to SharePoint too. Plus a top tip for fans of emojis…
Thanks to CompanyNet team members Paul McGonigle, Stuart McLaughlin and Maria Botha-Lopez for their contributions to this round-up.
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