Microsoft Copilot is all around...

  As the debut of Microsoft 365 Copilot approaches, there are a lot of Copilot features set to be introduced across the Microsoft 365 ecosystem. Here are a few noteworthy additions: Microsoft has unveiled a series of innovative features in the upcoming releases of Windows 11, some of them are already released, and some are currently available in preview builds. The Windows 11 Copilot, conveniently located in the taskbar, eliminates the need to open your Edge browser. It is seamlessly integrated with Bing Enterprise Chat (BEC) and ChatGPT, making it really easy to get started on your creative journey. Included in Windows 11 is the new co-creator feature in Paint. This feature, also in preview, is integrated with DALL-E and provides a swift and straightforward method for creating illustrations and images. If you possess a knack for crafting descriptions, you can generate quite impressive imagery. Another AI-powered feature is image creation directly from BEC. This feature, also integrate

Leagcy portals to control MFA is set to retire in September 2025

Microsoft recently introduced a new campaign to encourage users to register for Multifactor Authentication, and move away from less secure authentication methods, such as SMS and phone calls. When users sign in with these legacy methods, they will be prompted to set up the Microsoft Authenticator. Users can ignore this a couple of times, but will eventually be forced to register.

IT administrators looking for guidance on how to control the behavior, start an early migration or maybe exempt certain users, can follow this guidance

As a follow-up to this new way of controlling MFA, Microsoft recently announced that the legacy version of Multifactor Authentication will be retired on September 30th, 2025. Organizations are advised to transition their authentication methods before the deadline in 2025.