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Microsoft retires Basic Authentication in Exchange Online 

As more sophisticated cyber criminals take aim at hybrid and remote workers, Microsoft is working to raise awareness among Exchange Online customers that one of the most important security steps they can take is to move away from outdated, less secure protocols, like Basic Authentication. As previously announced, we are turning off Basic Authentication in Exchange Online for all tenants starting October 1, 2022.


Discover how Microsoft Teams Phone keeps 12 million PSTN users connected 

With Microsoft Teams Phone, we have been unabashed in our belief that the future of calling is built on VoIP calling that delivers rich voice and video experiences across organizational boundaries. Teams Phone VoIP calling capabilities are complemented by an enterprise-grade PSTN service that provides customers with the ultimate flexibility in how they communicate and collaborate.


From Viva Sales to new Office experiences—here’s what’s new in Microsoft 365 

The ways we work have changed dramatically over the past several years, and those changes go so much further than whether work happens at home, in an office, or somewhere in between. In this collaboration-first world, every organization needs a digital fabric that binds people together—from the C-suite to the frontline, and across every role and function.

Introducing Microsoft Defender: A new Microsoft 365 online security app for you and your family 

We are excited to announce the general availability of Microsoft Defender for individuals—a new security app designed to keep individuals and families safer online. Available for Microsoft 365 Personal and Family subscribers starting today, Microsoft Defender helps simplify your online security through one, unified view into your family’s protections, across your personal phones and computers.

How Microsoft Teams uses AI and machine learning to improve calls and meetings 

Disruptive echo effects, poor room acoustics, and choppy videos are some common issues that can detract from the effectiveness of online calls and meetings. Through AI and machine learning, which have become fundamental to our strategy for continual improvement, we’ve delivered innovative enhancements in Microsoft Teams to address audio and video challenges in ways that are both user-friendly and scalable across environments. Today, we’re excited to cover some common meeting scenarios and the AI and machine learning audio and video improvements enabled in Teams.

How Microsoft is equipping manufacturing workers with the tools of the future   

Across the manufacturing industry, pressure continues to rise as organizations and their workforces balance unpredictable supply chains, complex regulatory and compliance requirements, advanced security threats, and heightened competition. At Microsoft, we are working to empower all manufacturing workers, from the factory floor to the customer’s door, with the solutions they need for sustainable growth and increased productivity.

From Viva Goals to Defender for small businesses—here’s what’s new in Microsoft 365 

One of the challenges of hybrid work is enabling teams to remain connected, engaged, and in sync. Ensuring everyone is on the same page may have felt easier when we were all in the office together, but we’re continuing to deliver updates to Microsoft 365 that bridge the digital and physical divide to bring employees closer to each other and to their organization’s mission and goals.