Feb. 20, 2020
Office365 FAQs - Will an internet connection be required for access to apps, email and personal storage?
Workstations with limited access to internet will have data caching ability, similar to how email via outlook current caches ~45 days of emails locally so you can access them without internet. This will also work for some apps.
Office365 FAQs - Can I share an Access database in O365?
No. Microsoft Access will remain on-premises and will be considered a “leftover” when migrating file server content to the cloud.
Office365 FAQs - Will Microsoft Project be included in O365?
No, but the Coast Guard is considering the cost of Microsoft Project in the cloud as a separate initiative.
Office365 FAQs - Will new Office applications be introduced as a part of O365?
Yes! A few of the new apps are Teams, Delve, Sway, Forms, and PowerBI.
Office365 FAQs - Will O365 provide data to allow CGCYBER to perform statistical analysis of spear phishing attempts to USCG users?
Yes. In addition, features are available to create phony spam to test user compliance to policy.
Office365 FAQs - What does Impact Level 5 cloud mean?
An Impact Level 5 system is certified to maintain a number of information types, including but not limited to:
Office365 FAQs - What is being done to protect my information? Is O365 secure?
The Coast Guard instance of Office 365 will exist on a .MIL cloud, independent of the commercial cloud to which people commonly refer.
Office365 FAQs - Will all my email and files be visible to CGCYBER?
Yes, all documents and emails in O365 will comply with Records Management Law, Freedom of Information Act, and investigative service functional capabilities. Several Coast Guard units including Cyber maintain legal oversight over the content in email, file, and chat services.
Office365 FAQs - Will network files (e.g. common shared drives in the office) remain on a local network, or be housed in the cloud?
Shared files will remain local for FY20.
Office365 FAQs - Will I still have access to my organization’s “T” drive to share our database?
Non-Standard Drives will no longer be used; data will need to be moved to a CGPortal or Share point space for access.