Options For Securely Deploying Outlook Web Access

by Sharon Smith
Sept. 1, 2017 0 comments SANS Institute Pen Testing & Audits email issues

Outlook Web Access, or OWA, allows users to access their Exchange email via a web browser and Internet connection. Considering the growing trend of remote offices, ‘road warriors’ and work-from-home staffing options, Outlook Web Access can greatly enhance the efficiency and productivity of corporate employees. However, OWA is not a simple solution. There are many aspects to consider prior to deploying Outlook Web Access. Broad considerations include: What is your current internal architecture? How secure do your communications need to be? Who will have the ability to use Outlook Web Access? How can OWA be deployed within your organization in accordance to your security needs assessment?