Last week Office 365 announced general availability of the new Office 2016 for Mac. As part of our commitment to enable Information Rights Management (IRM) in Office on all platforms, we are excited to announce that Office 2016 for Mac has Azure RMS support.
First published on CloudBlogs on Nov, 11 2013 Happy late Monday, As promised, we're working on a series of blogs. This one was created with the help of Tejas on the team so you may see comments replied to by a new name.
Here we'll focus on organizations that are looking/using Office365. Enjoy Dan Follow for the latest updates --------------------- If your organization is already using or planning on moving to Office 365, information protection is available to you via Azure Rights Management. Whether your information is on Office 365, mobile devices, computers, cloud drives, or file shares, you can now use Azure RMS to protect your data wherever it goes. Azure RMS provides your users an easy way to protect data, and for your IT pros to apply additional controls across the organization. Azure RMS is included with E3, E4, A3, A4, plans, or you can purchase Azure RMS as a.
For more information about licensing, please view this. There are several different services that integrate with Azure RMS: Office, SharePoint Online and Exchange Online. Exchange Online Exchange Online offers a very rich set of features that are integrated with Azure RMS. • Rights Management in Exchange Online enables users to view and create rights-protected messages in Outlook, Outlook Web App via a browser, OWA for. • In addition, devices that have integrated with Exchange Active Sync for Rights Management, such as Windows Phone 8, enable users to view protected messages. Your users will always have a way to view rights protected content. Exchange Online also uses RMS in conjunction with rich controls to protect your content via Transport rules and data leakage prevention (DLP).
An organization using DLP with Transport rules provides a backstop to help prevent the inadvertent data leaks, and to help you meet compliance requirements by ensuring that your data is protected with your organization’s policies. For example, automated rules can be created to look for patterns of company confidential R&D information, payment card information, social security numbers, or patient data in health care organizations. Once such data is identified by Exchange Online that meets your criteria, the message can then be protected by using Rights Management and ensure that only the intended recipients have access to the message. To aid with discovery, Exchange Online also provides search indexing on rights protected content and journal decryption to ensure your organization can use automated reasoning tools with the rights protected content. SharePoint Online Rights Management is supported within SharePoint Document Libraries. After configuring SharePoint for Rights Management, when a user downloads a file from a document library, RMS protection is applied according to the permissions that you specify. If the user is accessing SharePoint Online and does not have Microsoft Office installed, the protected content can also be viewed using a web browser and the Office Web Access Companion with SharePoint Online.
SharePoint provides a rich set of controls when using Rights Management. These controls includes a set of granular permissions to specify what a user can do after downloading the document. For example, cannot print, read only, and the ability to force a user to request permissions every time the document is opened.
In addition, Rights Management can also be enabled on SkyDrive Pro, to ensure your users’ data is always protected regardless of the storage location. Applications Rights Management is supported within Office 2010 and Office 2013. In addition, you can use the (RMS App). Facetime. This is a new application that works within the file explorer, Microsoft Office, and with many of today's popular devices to provide a streamlined experience to share content within and outside of your organization. The RMS App supports Windows, Windows Phone 8, iPhone, iPad, and Android. We’ll discuss our collaboration capabilities more in a later post.