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31 10, 2017

6 Cyber Security Horror Stories of 2017


You know what's going to happen. The unsuspecting user receives a phishing email. Some big brand company that should already have their data wants them to verify their details. The victim visits the verification link contained in the email. He/she is prompted to enter his/her login information into a fake verification form. After obtaining the [...]

8 08, 2017

5 ways to protect Microsoft Exchange/Outlook Web from Brute Force, DoS

2019-08-24T02:01:32-04:00Blog, Microsoft Exchange, Outlook Web|

If Microsoft Exchange Server is your enterprise platform for email, you likely have also deployed Microsoft Exchange Outlook Web to enable employees to access email, calendars and contact information via mobile devices and web browsers. Making Outlook Web (OWA) available reduces IT costs and encourages user productivity, but it also creates additional security risks. Exposing [...]

10 05, 2017

How to Protect Patient Information on Mobile Devices

2019-08-24T01:32:01-04:00Blog, BYOD, Mobile Device Security, Outlook Web|

During the first few months of 2017, the health care sector was plagued by a variety of security incidents (see 10 of the biggest here). The theft of laptops and mobile devices are the gateway for several of these incidents. In most cases, the user had not password protected these devices even though they contained [...]

27 04, 2017

7 Ways to Secure Sensitive Corporate Data Crossing the Border

2019-08-24T01:25:30-04:00Blog, Exchange Security, MDM, OWA Security|

Recently, The New York Times ran an article warning travelers to exercise the same degree of security over data on mobile devices as they would in protecting themselves from muggers. The warning comes in the wake of increased pressure by foreign and domestic governments for travelers to hand over devices and passwords because border agents [...]

17 04, 2017

Deploying MDM – Be sure to deploy Secure Outlook Web

2019-08-24T01:20:58-04:00Blog, BYOD, MDM, Outlook Web|

Seventy million cellphones are lost or stolen each year, and with Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) the new norm, it's no wonder mobile device security is top of the list for IT Security Professionals. Unlocked mobile devices present a serious data exposure. Whether lost, stolen or accessed under duress, an unlocked phone is a vulnerability. [...]

24 03, 2017

Wait! Don’t STOP your Exchange Outlook Web Deployment!

2019-08-24T01:11:23-04:00Blog, Outlook Web, OWA Security|

Most IT organizations have to deal with remote workers, employees who travel or telecommute, temporary contractors and agents or staff who are simply being productive at home. For all these people, email remains the bedrock of corporate communication. Without it they simply wouldn’t get their jobs done. So for organizations that use Microsoft Exchange Server, [...]

6 09, 2016

The Challenges Companies Face Moving to Outlook Web


In this post, we talk to Matt Singh, Senior Enterprise Account Manager at Messageware. Matt has been working with Messageware clients for over 10-years and has an intimate knowledge of the key challenges they face when migrating users from desktop Outlook to Outlook Web App (OWA), for Office 365 and on-premises users. Here's what he [...]

3 08, 2016

OWA Desktop Ensures Outlook Web Users Receive New Email Notifications


Most organizations that deploy web-based versions of Outlook (Outlook Web, Office 365, Outlook Web App or OWA) as their default email client are coming from environments where users are accustomed to the functionality of desktop Outlook. These users have learned to rely on Outlook to alert them to upcoming meetings and notify them when new [...]

5 07, 2016

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

2019-01-15T10:21:28-05:00Blog, OWA Desktop|

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 [...]

8 06, 2016

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

2019-01-15T10:21:28-05:00OWA Features|

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 [...]