With over 300,000 pieces of malicious software released every day and the EU GDPR Regulation that was enforced in May 2018, its vital that your business data remains protected, secure and uncompromised.

Microsoft 365 Business is part of the Microsoft Modern Workplace and is a new unified Cloud based solution that comprises of Office 365 and EM+S (formerly known as Enterprise Mobility Suite) and the Windows 10 operating system. These integrated products give you the access to the latest Microsoft business software such as Outlook, Word, Skype for Business, and Teams. This is coupled with enterprise grade Mobile Device Management and security tools powered by Windows 10 the latest highly secure operating system. Microsoft 365 also helps facilitate Digital Transformation and forms part of Infinity’s Unite packageour Cloud Productivity and Security solution.

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This holistic set of productivity and collaboration tools includes, Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook, Publisher, Access, Exchange, OneDrive, Skype for Business, Teams, SharePoint. It also includes some useful Microsoft Office 365 business apps such as Outlook Customer Manager, Windows 10 operating system, and device management and additional security tools

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The security benefits of Microsoft 365

With Microsoft 365, both Windows 10 and the Office 365 applications are kept up to date to ensure you not only have the latest versions (with access to any new feature releases) but more importantly they are continually updated with security updates.

EM+ S is GDPR compliant and offers protection of all the Office mobile applications installed on users devices meaning you can manage and delete the company data stored within them across both employee and company owned devices. EM+S provides a solid Mobile Device Management Framework which enables comprehensive data protection across every single company device. You can also centrally manage all PCs running Windows 10 within your network using the easy to use admin console.

In relation to Windows 10, Windows Defender antivirus software and BitLocker ensure your business data remains encrypted and Windows Hello replaces your password with facial recognition or your fingerprint for two factor authentication.

The business benefits of Microsoft 365

 1: User Benefits

Users have access to the latest business software all the time, across all their devices. Users have access to the latest business software all the time, across all their devices. The security features within EM+S are discreet from a user point of view, especially those using their personal devices and not intrusive.

2: Management Benefits

With Microsoft 365, you can manage both Office 365 and Enterprise Mobility + Security (EM+S) users settings and preferences from one central management portal. The Cloud portal can be accessed from anywhere on any device making the management quick and easy.

3: Business Benefits

Microsoft 365 gives organisations reassurance that their employees are empowered to work efficiently using the latest business software but also that the business data is secure and protected. The security features within Microsoft 365 are beneficial for organisations achieving ISO 27001 and GDPR Compliance.

Microsoft EM+S on personal devices

To minimise the risk of data breaches in those companies that adopt Bring Your Own Device policy (BYOD) where employee use their own device to access company data. EM+S enables organisations to manage only the company data stored on these personal devices so should your employees leave or mislay their devices, the company data held on them can be removed on demand, whist all personal data on them will remain untouched. You can also enforce policies around file access (Eg. Passwords required to access sensitive data in documents)

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