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Microsoft 365 equipped with new tools for data management and security

Microsoft 365 equipped with new tools for data management and security

Microsoft has announced two new services designed to make it easier for companies to meet their privacy, compliance and security goals. This concerns the Microsoft 365 security center and the Microsoft 365 compliance center.

The workspaces allow security and compliance teams to have centralized management for all Microsoft 365 services. This brings Office 365, Windows 10 and Enterprise Mobility + Security (EMS) together with various Azure possibilities, according to the company in a blog post.

Both centers provide immediate action insights, alarms and scores to help companies understand the security and compliance risks.

Security Center

The security center gives security administrators and other risk management professionals the visibility, control, and assistance they need to understand and respond to risks. The workspace is organized around the products that together make Microsoft Threat Protection, by rendering them in a new way. This new way focuses on the entities that have to secure users.

In addition, the security center helps organizations to reduce risks by providing them with the tools needed to determine current and older security conditions, and to determine what actions need to be taken to prevent future risks.

The tools consist of dashboards, reports and interactive experiences such as Microsoft Secure Core. It also provides experiences for security operators (SecOps) through integration with incident response capabilities, such as centralized overviews of alarms.

Compliance Center

The compliance center is a specialized workspace for professionals in compliance, privacy and risk management. In the centre it is possible to determine compliance risks via the Compliance Manager. Data can also be protected with sensitivity and retention labels, and it is possible to respond to regulatory requests.

In addition, Microsoft Cloud App Security (MCAS) insights have been added to the compliance center to identify compliance risks within various applications, discover shadow IT and monitor undesirable employee behavior.

The new experiences will be slowly rolled out from the end of January. The roll-out should be completed worldwide by the end of March.

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