Enabling Remote Work Weekly Roundup - April 27-May 1
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Check out some amazing content in our Enabling Remote Work weekly roundup!


Top Conversations

How can I export Attendee list from Microsoft Teams Live events session using Microsoft Graph API?

@marcelocasaca wondered about how to use Microsoft Graph APIs to extract a attendee list from a live session from Microsoft Teams. Microsoft employee Val Ramos and MVP Reza Ameri offered helpful advice.


Building A Highly Available Remote Desktop Gateway Farm integrated with Azure MFA

Mahmoud A. Atallah shared a how-to article on building a RD Gateway with Azure MFA for secure work and familiar experience across a variety of devices or web browsers.


Always On VPN

Contributor Rob Nunley had some questions around enabling Always On VPN for some remote workers.


What is Your Backup Strategy

MVP Reza Ameri asked the Tech Community about their strategy for backing up data with remote workers. PeterRising suggested Data Protection Manager in addition to OneDrive and SharePoint.


The BIG WFH Office pictures!

MVP Simon Binder asked the community to post pictures of their work from home setup, receiving quite a few responses.


Enable Remote Work

Managing and Securing Devices Utilizing Conditional Access Policies at Microsoft

As most of the world is working from home due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, ITPros are busy helping users securely access corporate resources. We have put together this blog to share how we can protect and secure an organization's resources and data while providing a better user experience and increase the productivity using Microsoft Intune (Microsoft Endpoint Manager -Intune).


Harden endpoint security for COVID-19 and working from home with Threat & Vulnerability Management

Attackers have shifted their focus to take advantage of the COVID-19 outbreak. Recent threats have ranged from malicious coronavirus-themed email and social engineering campaigns, to exploitation of endpoint configuration weaknesses on remote worker devices being used outside the normal security-controlled office environment.


Resources for Remote Workers

Microsoft Learn Supports Remote Technical Skilling

As COVID-19 continues to impact the world and drastically shift our day-to-day operations, millions of workers are adjusting to full-time remote work. While many organizations are exploring creative ways to drive human interaction and engagement, training and technical skilling remain a crucial component to continue empowering employees. Top of mind at Microsoft is a question many of our customers have asked: how can we securely enable thousands of employees to work remotely?


Upcoming Events

May Webinars & Remote Work Resources

The Microsoft Federal team has been working hard to provide remote working skilling and instruction to our customers working remote. 


Ask Microsoft Anything: Enable secure remote work with Azure Active Directory – May 6, 2020

While remote work is a common feature of modern workplaces, it has become an imperative in light of the current worldwide Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. Where it’s feasible, enabling work to happen from homes is a key way to help keep our employees, customers, partners and communities healthy and safe. For those of you using Azure Active Directory (Azure AD), which includes everyone using Office 365, a number of capabilities enable remote work while helping you keep your organization secured. We've shared some best practices around using Azure AD to enable remote work, and we've heard from you that you're looking for additional ways to get pointed help from our Identity experts. Join us Wednesday, May 6 for an opportunity to "Ask Microsoft Anything" (AMA) about enabling secure remote access for your workforce with Azure AD. The AMA will take place from 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM Pacific Time in the Azure AD AMA space


Join us for the new Enabling remote work with Microsoft 365 webcast series

Organizations everywhere are pivoting to a remote work environment, putting the needs of their employees, customers, and communities first. In an effort to continue supporting individuals and organizations each day, we’ve created a new three-part webcast series focusing on enabling remote work. As technology plays a vital role, now more than ever, we’ve paired the webcast series with helpful videos and guidance, to enable you to provide your employees with access to the right tools, resources, and expertise they need to become experts at working remotely.


Announcing a Microsoft Teams AMA!

We are very excited to announce a Microsoft Teams ‘Ask Microsoft Anything’ (AMA) for Meetings and Live Events in Microsoft Teams! The AMA will take place on Thursday, May 7, 2020 from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. PT in the Microsoft Teams AMA Space. Add the event to your calendar and view in your time zone here.

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