OneDrive, one of the powerful applications available in Office 365, enables you to securely access your documents from the cloud at any time. It also offers greater security for sharing sensitive documents through email when using your company-provided email address. Here are some tips for emailing documents securely:

  • After storing files to OneDrive, right click on a document to send using a “restricted link.”
  • Your recipient will need to have a Microsoft account to open the document. Your recipient can create a Microsoft account at
  • A restricted OneDrive link is the preferred way to email any document, but is especially crucial when concerning confidential or personally identifiable information.

Bear in mind that if you only use the company-provided email address to forward email to your personal email account, you do not have full access to OneDrive and its features.

Cybersecurity is important, so we’re getting the word out so everyone knows how to protect confidential information. For more information about risk awareness and how to keep your information safe, watch this important video.