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Brief: Five Key Capabilities For Microsoft Office 365 Email Security

Microsoft Takes Steps In The Right Direction, But Microsoft Alone Might Not Be Enough

June 29, 2016

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Why Read This Brief

Productivity and collaboration tools are an essential technology component of workforce enablement, and because of its economics, scale, and familiar interfaces, Microsoft's Office 365 online productivity and collaboration suite has become very popular. However, firms don't always understand and prepare for the security considerations of a hosted environment — particularly for hosted email. In this report, we outline five key capabilities that security pros must deliver to secure their Office 365 email environment.

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Table of Contents

  • Office 365 Provides Operational Benefits, Opens Up Security Challenges
  • Five Key Capabilities For Office 365 Email Security
  • Recommendations

  • Office 365's Embedded Email Security Is A Starting Point, Not The End
  • Supplemental Material
  • Related Research Documents