Tag - Microsoft Cloud App Security

Monitoring identity, cloud apps and email at different service tiers

Today I want to give you two ideas that you can take to your customers as new offerings. Some of you may already be doing some form of this, but based on my recent survey results, identity protection and monitoring in the cloud is...
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Why aren’t you charging your customers to take care of Microsoft 365?

This is a simple question. The way I see it, there are many opportunities to provide Managed Services for SMB customers with regard to their Microsoft 365 subscriptions. Yet to this day, hardly anyone is doing it. Why? I suspect some folks have difficulty...
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A Tale of Two Incidents

I have two stories to share today. Both are from individuals who contacted me about recent Cybersecurity incidents that their MSP had suffered. Both incidents were very different, and yet they share some common threads and lessons that I think we would be wise to heed. And this is all...
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Building your Security Practice with Microsoft Threat Protection and Azure Sentinel

I have some exciting news today. I have a new publication available covering Microsoft 365 E5 Security and Microsoft Threat Protection, with a bonus section at the end featuring Azure Sentinel (which is a separate product, not included with Microsoft 365). The document is available here...
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Inventory and Control of Apps within and beyond the perimeter with Microsoft 365

Managing devices is a topic I have probably burnt my readers out on by this point, so it's time we move into the next stage: wrangling all those crazy third-party applications hiding out in your environment! To build up a foundation of good security, we must identify our apps and...
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New Updates to the Office 365 Security Checklist and Guide, including Free eBook

With more years comes more wisdom (and more reader feedback helps)! As such, it was time to polish up the guide that kicked off this whole journey. This is a big update, and in a much more consumable format, I think. I am even renaming it to "The NEW Office...
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The many ways to prevent data leakage in Microsoft 365

Office 365 Data Loss Prevention (DLP), Windows Information Protection (aka Endpoint DLP), Conditional Access App Enforced Restrictions, Conditional Access App Control with Microsoft Cloud App security, Sensitivity labels, Retention labels--are you thoroughly confused yet? All of the above can help you to prevent the leakage of sensitive data under certain...
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Protecting extra-sensitive accounts and data sets in Microsoft 365, Part 2: Apps and Data

Last time we looked at some additional identity-based protections that are possible via additional subscriptions like Enterprise Mobility + Security E5 (which contains Azure AD Premium P2). In this post, we'll work within the same framework, but shift our focus from identity, towards protections which can be applied to apps and...
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Teams, SharePoint and OneDrive best practices? Part 2: Access control and notifications

In part 1 of this series we discussed how there is really no such thing as "best practices" on a rich and flexible collaboration platform like Office 365, which includes many applications--Teams, SharePoint and OneDrive to name just a...
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