“The cyber security team at Georgia State University had noticed a steady uptick in malware attacks, particularly phishing, and it felt like we were fighting fires every day. To address the issue, we selected Advanced Threat Protection, because detection and protection against malware attacks would be handled within a Microsoft cloud environment.” —Read more from Ren Flot, chief information security officer and director of Cyber Security at Georgia State University.
“NGA HR manages the payroll data of hundreds of thousands of employees around the world every year, so we take data security very seriously. We can assure all customers that Office 365 meets our internal compliance mandate and European data privacy standards.” —Read more from Russell Sheldon, CIO, SVP for HR consulting, application services and global technology for NGA Human Resources.
We adopted the Microsoft Office 365 E5 suite to boost efficiencies, make the most of our data, and streamline cross-company collaboration—from geographically scattered team members perfecting race plans together to our international legal team quickly finding and assessing the relevance of discovered content.” —Read the full story from Mark Everest, IS development manager at Renault Sport Formula One Team.
Over the last month, the Office 365 team has continued to introduce new security features and capabilities while gaining recognition and accreditation around the world for upholding the highest standards in cloud security. —Read on for a roundup of some key security and compliance news from the last several weeks.
Office 365 has a rich set of in-place eDiscovery capabilities that help organizations investigate and meet the wide variety of information requests directly from the Security & Compliance Center. We recently released two new features for Office 365 Advanced eDiscovery, Express Analysis and Export with analytics to Excel, that make it even easier for organizations to find, analyze and review relevant information related to investigations, legal matters and regulatory requests.
“At Land O’Lakes, we have embraced technology in every facet of our business. Today, our employees use Office 365 both within Land O’Lakes and with our external partners. Now that we’ve seen the power of Office 365, we’re eager to dive in even deeper, which is why we’ve purchased the new premium enterprise functionality.” —Learn more from Land O’Lakes director of IT Services.
Having visibility and control over your data within the cloud services you use is a critical part of organizational compliance and security. Today, we are announcing new auditing and reporting capabilities for Yammer via the Office 365 Management Activity API and the Office 365 Security & Compliance Center.
More information about you exists in more places today than ever before. Collecting and using customer data is not a bad thing. Organizations need data to deliver products and services customers want. The issue is where to draw the line between using customer data and invading customer privacy. The October 11 episode of Modern Workplace provides guidance on how organizations can manage these tricky policy decisions.
“As deputy director and CIO at the City of Kansas City, I make sure our 4,300 employees get the same multifaceted benefits from their technology as they do from their city: applications that are powerful yet easy to use, cost-effective yet leading-edge. What I like best about the Office 365 E5 suite is the peace of mind I get.” —Read the full blog.