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“From Inside the Cloud” goes outside the box on security

The From Inside the Cloud video series regularly brings you an insider’s view from the people who design, build and manage security, privacy and compliance in Office 365. The recent RSA 2015 Conference in San Francisco prompted us to go outside the box to present over 20 sessions on the technologies and operational practices that Microsoft employs to protect your data in the cloud.

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Rights Management Service departmental templates comes to Office 2013

Rights Management Service (RMS) is one of the encryption mechanisms that helps you protect your Intellectual property in Office 365. One of the new RMS capabilities we announced earlier with was departmental templates, a feature that allows organizations to define different policies that will be deployed to different departments (or roles) for their use in documents and emails. We are excited to share that this capability is now natively supported…

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Announcing the new Office 365 Management Activity API for security and compliance monitoring

We currently provide customers with a range of logs on their user interactions with content in Office 365. This provides customers with visibility that is important for meeting business policies, as well as regulations. Today we are announcing the expansion of these logs to include the majority of user, admin and policy related actions across Exchange Online and SharePoint Online in Office 365.

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Announcing Customer Lockbox for Office 365

For the purpose of maximizing data security and privacy for Office 365 customers, we have engineered the service to so that nearly all service operations performed by Microsoft are either fully automated so there is no human interaction, or the human involvement is abstracted away from Office 365 customer content. As a result, there are very few activities requiring any direct involvement by a Microsoft engineer.