What does Microsoft 365 include?
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
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)