How to Improve Notifications and Reminders in Outlook Web / Office 365

With the trend toward cloud computing accelerating, companies are taking the opportunity to review their desktop application strategies and many are opting to migrate onto web-based email and scheduling applications. As such, Microsoft's Outlook Web (OWA) and Office 365 are rapidly gaining acceptance with organizations wanting to provide users with anywhere access, improve ease of [...]

July 5th, 2016|Categories: Blog, OWA Desktop|

How to add holidays to Outlook Web/OWA & Office 365

Users often need to add national and religious holiday calendars to their Outlook calendar. For employees collaborating with co-workers or customers spread across geographic locations, it helps to know when they will be out of the office. There may also be employees who observe certain religious holidays and wish to add these holidays to their [...]

Making Outlook Web App Your Default Mail Client

Outlook Web offers companies ease of use, reduced support costs, and anywhere access, but is it frustrating users and making them less productive? In fast paced offices and time constrained environments such as call centers, managers are constantly looking for new ways to motivate their employees and boost their productivity levels. And while there may [...]

How to Export Contacts From Outlook / Office 365 / Outlook Web

There are any number of reasons a user may need to export their contacts from Outlook; to use those contacts in a mail merge; to create an invite list for a specific event; or to import them for use in another application (such as personal email or CRM). Regardless of the reason, there are different [...]

Protecting Outlook Web from Denial of Service and Brute Force Attacks

Last week we highlighted the exposures that exist with attachments in Outlook Web. This week we look at protecting Outlook Web from Denial of Service and Brute Force Attacks. Depending upon how you have configured Outlook Web Access (OWA) and Active Directory, you will be opening your network up to either brute force attacks or denial of [...]

April 5th, 2016|Categories: OWA Security, Uncategorized|Tags: , , |

Are Your Microsoft Outlook Web Attachments Secure?

Last week we demonstrated a variety of ways in which an OWA session can be compromised, even though the user may have been doing their best to follow company security policies. This week's series of tests will highlight the exposures that exist with attachments in Outlook Web. Simply follow the steps described in the following usage cases to expose [...]

March 29th, 2016|Categories: OWA Security, Technical OWA Tips|

Is Your Microsoft Outlook Web Secure?

Nowadays employees are mobile and constantly connected; the traditional work environment has expanded beyond the physical office walls to include coffee shops, airports, and home. Unfortunately, all this increased mobility and flexibility has exposed new security risks for businesses and IT, risks that sophisticated hackers are quick to exploit.  […]

March 11th, 2016|Categories: OWA Security, Technical OWA Tips, Uncategorized|

Exchange 2016 debuts to the delight of on-premises customers!

Congratulations to the Microsoft Exchange team on the release of Exchange 2016! We know you've spent nearly three years iterating, polishing and refining Exchange 2016 since the prior Exchange release, and that on-premises customers have been eagerly awaiting today's release. For those of you wanting to get hands on with Exchange 2016, the Exchange Team has provided a link from the [...]

October 1st, 2015|Categories: Blog, Exchange 2016|Tags: |

Microsoft Exchange Updates for 2013 and 2010

The Exchange team announced the availability of the most recent quarterly servicing update to Exchange Server 2013. Cumulative Update 10 includes fixes for customer reported issues, minor product enhancements and previously released security bulletins. A complete list of issues resolved in Exchange Server 2013 Cumulative Update 10 can be found in Knowledge Base Article KB3078678. [...]

September 24th, 2015|Categories: Exchange 2013, New Product Release, Products|

Give Your Organization a Secure OWA Experience

These days, it’s challenging to read anything about the Internet without stumbling across an article about security concerns. Recent events have brought online security and Internet confidence to the forefront once again. We, at Messageware, think this is a good thing - a very good thing. We want you to be thinking about it, to [...]

September 1st, 2015|Categories: OWA Guard, OWA Security, Technical OWA Tips|