Privacy compliance for smart meter infrastructure with Microsoft Information Protection and Azure Purview

Credit to Author: Emma Jones| Date: Wed, 02 Jun 2021 16:00:01 +0000

Smart meters and smart grid infrastructure have been deployed in many of the world’s electric distribution grids. They promise energy conservation, better grid management for utilities, electricity theft reduction, and a host of value-added services for consumers.

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Meet critical infrastructure security compliance requirements with Microsoft 365

Credit to Author: Emma Jones| Date: Tue, 27 Apr 2021 16:00:59 +0000

Critical infrastructure operators face a hostile cyber threat environment and a complex compliance landscape. Operators must manage industrial control systems as well as IT environments that are part of critical infrastructure or can form attack surfaces for control systems.

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Privacy breaches: Using Microsoft 365 Advanced Audit and Advanced eDiscovery to minimize impact

Credit to Author: Teri Seals-Dormer| Date: Wed, 06 Jan 2021 17:00:09 +0000

GDPR, HIPPA, GLBA, all 50 U.S. States, and many countries have privacy breach reporting requirements. If an organization experiences a breach of relevant regulatory information, they must report it within the required time frame. The size and scope of this reporting effort can be massive. Using Microsoft 365 Advanced Audit and Advanced eDiscovery to better understand the scope of the breach can minimize the burden on customers as well as the financial and reputational cost to the organization.

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Microsoft recognized as a Leader in the 2020 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Information Archiving

Credit to Author: Jenny Erie| Date: Thu, 05 Nov 2020 17:00:17 +0000

Organizations face an increasing volume of data generated daily and ever-evolving regulations around how that data is managed. To help navigate this complex information landscape, we are focused on delivering integrated, intelligent, and user-centric solutions.  Over the past few years, we significantly increased our investment in building risk management and compliance solutions, inclusive of information archiving and management. We delivered new…

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Enable secure remote work, address regulations and uncover new risks with Microsoft Compliance

Credit to Author: Jim Flack| Date: Tue, 22 Sep 2020 14:57:02 +0000

A recent Microsoft poll of Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs) revealed that providing secure remote access to resources, apps, and data is their top concern.

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Microsoft puts Application Guard for Office into public preview

Credit to Author: Gregg Keizer| Date: Wed, 09 Sep 2020 13:34:00 -0700

Microsoft has launched a public preview of “Microsoft Defender Application Guard for Office,” a defensive technology that quarantines untrusted Office documents so that attack code carried by malicious files can’t reach the operating system or its applications.

On Monday, a senior cybersecurity engineer with the Redmond, Wash. company explained how Application Guard for Office worked and more importantly, walked customers through its operation – something that existing documentation omitted when the public preview was launched late last month.

“Microsoft Office will open files from potentially unsafe locations in Microsoft Defender Application Guard, a secure container, that is isolated from the device through hardware-based virtualization,” John Barbare wrote in a post to a Microsoft blog. “When Microsoft Office opens files in Microsoft Defender Application Guard, a user can then securely read, edit, print, and save the files without having to re-open files outside of the container.”

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What’s new in Microsoft 365 Compliance and Risk Management

Credit to Author: Jim Flack| Date: Thu, 11 Jun 2020 16:00:32 +0000

Check out some of the investments we’ve made to help you to get the most out of Microsoft 365 Compliance and take a more integrated approach to secure, protect, and manage your data, while mitigating risk.

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