Office 365 Security Guide 2018

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This Office 365 security Guide contains a list of Office 365 security best practices administrators should implement to protect their data in Microsoft Office 365, one of the most powerful business productivity suites housed in the public cloud today. Many businesses today are either already running business-critical services and applications in Microsoft’s Office 365 environment or they are considering the move from on-prem to public cloud by way of Office 365. Office 365 certainly touts some really great benefits for organizations looking to move to the public cloud. As with any technology solution used for business today, it must be scrutinized for any potential security risks.

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G Suite Security Best Practices for High Risk Apps Control

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One of the powerful features of public cloud environments such as Google G Suite is the ability to take advantage of the huge ecosystem of third-party apps available. The third-party apps found in the G Suite marketplace offer a wide range of quality, enterprise focused apps that add functionality and features to the native G Suite environment. These can include many useful applications to organizations such as CRM apps, Project management apps, and Admin tools. These are easily accessed from the G Suite environment with a Google account. While third-party apps offer tremendous business value to a G Suite organization, they also present an inherent danger to the overall security stance of a G Suite environment.

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What is CEO-fraud and How to Protect against It?

How To Protect against CEO-fraud

Today’s businesses are more technology-centric than ever before. Most companies utilize technology-driven processes and services for day-to-day operations and business-critical systems. Especially when it comes to business communication, everyone is using technology to communicate. Email has been the preferred means of communication in the business environment for decades now and is still utilized heavily to provide communication both inside and outside of the organization.

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API based CASB: How to Address the Cloud Security Gap

How to address the cloud security gap with API based CASBs

In today’s world of hybrid cloud infrastructures using both on-premise resources as well as public cloud Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) or Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), the security boundary lines are being blurred for organizations taking advantage of public cloud resources. While hosting infrastructure both on-premise and in the public cloud, organizations have to address cyber security concerns as well as enforce compliance of on-premise network security policies with infrastructure that lives in the cloud.

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CASB: Decisive Role of Cloud Access Security Brokers

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The importance of Cloud Access Security Brokers (CASBs) grows as businesses rapidly adopt new cloud collaboration technologies and platforms. Enterprise security professionals need to thoroughly assess the risks, communicate those to business leaders, and develop practical cybersecurity, risk management, and compliance strategies to build a secure and resilient digital business environment. Cloud computing has fundamentally transformed the business paradigm: according to Morgan Stanley 2016 CIO Survey, 30% of all applications will be migrated to the Public Cloud by 2018.

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Cloud IAM: Identity and Access Management

Cloud Access and Security Management
A crucial part of cloud security involves managing user identities, their permissions, and resources they have access to.  This can be an extremely challenging task for organizations who may have users accessing public cloud resources from a number of different devices and networks. Additionally, organizations may be utilizing multiple clouds and managing access across all of those public clouds. Most public cloud vendors today provide cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM) frameworks to help facilitate and secure users’ identities and access to resources.

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Office 365 Security Concerns

Microsoft has come a long way in providing security for Office 365 customers looking to bolster office 365 security.

Microsoft Office 365 is one of the most powerful business productivity suites housed in the public cloud today. Many businesses today are either already running business-critical services and applications in Microsoft’s Office 365 environment or they are considering the move from on-prem to public cloud by way of Office 365. Office 365 certainly touts some really great benefits for organizations looking to move to the public cloud. As with any technology solution used for business today, it must be scrutinized for any potential security risks.

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Avoid Google File Synchronization Threats with Spinbackup

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Twenty years ago, if you were to mention “cloud computing” no one would have known what you were referring to. However, today in modern IT infrastructure, most enterprises are focused on placing more resources in public cloud datacenters than ever before. Aside from enterprise environments, individuals most likely are making personal use of cloud storage. What kinds of resources and services are served out from the cloud? Anything from email, applications, and all the way down to general file storage. Moving resources to the public cloud has allowed individuals and enterprises alike to be more agile, versatile, and access data anywhere.

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Cloud Ransomware Protection for Top Cloud Storage Solutions

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Ransomware has arguably been the most commonly talked about topic in the security world regarding risks to organizations and their data. In the past few years, ransomware has made a name for itself with its destructive nature and high-profile headlines, with large numbers of organizations being affected in large scale ransomware infections, such as Petya and now Bad Rabbit and others.

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Data Breach in the Cloud: How to Prevent, Avoid and Reduce

How to Reduce, Prevent and Avoid Data Breaches in the Cloud
Today, organizations are placing more data as well as infrastructure in the public cloud. Public cloud has made it possible for organizations to be much more efficient, agile, and to integrate new technologies much more quickly. However, with all the benefits that public cloud brings to the table in regard to features and functionality, there are concerns when we think about the security of public cloud data and the accessibility of public cloud data when it exists in someone else’s data center.

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