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Reimagine Remote Working with Microsoft Teams

By : Sathish Veerapandian, Harsharanjeet Kaur, Ashok Madhvarayan, Sriram Rajamanickam
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Reimagine Remote Working with Microsoft Teams

By: Sathish Veerapandian, Harsharanjeet Kaur, Ashok Madhvarayan, Sriram Rajamanickam

Overview of this book

The outbreak of the pandemic has forced the world to embrace remote working and the modern style of virtual business. However, end users may find it challenging to cope with this sudden change in working style, not aware of all the features and remote working tools available to make their life easy. Microsoft Teams is an exceptional platform, adopted by many organizations for unified communication and collaboration, and this book will help you to make the most of its capabilities. Complete with step-by-step explanations and screenshots, this book guides you through the topics that you'll find useful in your daily use of Teams. You'll learn how to manage your teams and projects with Microsoft Teams in a structured and organized way. The book provides hands-on information with a focus on the end user side to help corporate users to increase productivity and become a Microsoft Teams superuser. Finally, you'll explore the most effective ways of using the app with best practices and tips and tricks for making the most of the features available for your scenario. By the end of this Microsoft Teams book, you'll have mastered Microsoft Teams and be fully equipped as a modern collaboration end user to effectively increase your remote work productivity.
Table of Contents (15 chapters)
Section 1 – Managing Your Meetings, Projects, and Workforce
Section 2 – Collaboration, Events, and Communication
Section 3 – All about Security, Client Automation, Teams Etiquette, and Tips and Tricks

Microsoft Teams and security

When we hear about collaboration, the first thing that springs to mind is security, be it data or user security. Collaboration is synonymous with sharing, and sharing may lead to business information leaks.

The solution we seek must be a secure collaboration tool and the good news is that Microsoft Teams provides enterprise-level security to meet business needs. As part of the Microsoft 365 suite, Microsoft Teams uses best practices and procedures to implement security.

Figure 7.1 – Microsoft Teams security

Teams is an enterprise-class collaboration tool, so you should be aware of some of the common security attacks that could compromise its infrastructure and communications. Let's identify the common threats and how Microsoft handles each threat:

  • A distributed denial-of-service attack (DDOS) is an attack where the attacker floods the network resource with superfluous requests, resulting in its breakdown...