Microsoft 365 Updates

Microsoft 365 Updates – week ending 17th May 2020

FREE cybersecurity awareness training!

One of the biggest pieces of news this week is that Microsoft are releasing a cybersecurity awareness kit in partnership with Terranova Security.

This contains three full end user courses on:

  • Phishing
  • Protecting Home Computers
  • Privacy

All Microsoft 365 customers have access to this course – it can be taken online, or if you organisation chooses you can self host it.

The training is available here, to any authenticated Microsoft 365 user:

Teams room management

Microsoft Teams Rooms is a complete meeting experience bringing HD video, audio and content sharing to meeting spaces of all sizes. This update will provide a new administration portal in the admin center to enable remote management of Teams Rooms devices.

Invite a group or distribution list to a Teams meeting

Soon, you will be able to invite a group or distribution list to a Teams meeting. The meeting initiation will be delivered to all members of the list.

As always when using groups and distribution lists, caution is advised – be sure you know who the recipients are!

Improved layout on

New layout

Microsoft are adding a vertical navigation bar on the left of the page to improve usability.

Updates for ProPlus

There are updates available to the Office 365 ProPlus desktop applications. If you don’t have them set to automatically update, then make sure you download the latest updates.

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