Microsoft 365 has become a staple in many businesses, providing a range of services including email, document management, and collaboration tools. However, the security of this cloud-based platform is critical to the success and longevity of businesses, as poor security can lead to significant consequences.

Data Breaches and Cyber Attacks

One of the biggest concerns for businesses using Microsoft 365 is the risk of data breaches and cyber attacks. Sensitive information such as financial data, personal information, and confidential business documents are all stored in the cloud, making them vulnerable to theft or loss. Cyber attacks can result in the disruption of business operations and significant financial losses, as well as damage to the organization’s reputation.

Compliance and Legal Penalties

Many businesses are required to comply with regulations and standards for data protection such as HIPAA, SOC 2, and GDPR. Poor security for Microsoft 365 can impact compliance and result in legal penalties and fines. It’s essential for businesses to understand the importance of security and take the necessary steps to protect their information and reputation.

The Solution: Smarter Secure

Smarter Secure is a SaaS platform that addresses the weaknesses of Microsoft 365 by providing automated data collection and analysis of configurations, weaknesses, security issues, and creating a “health-check” for key vulnerabilities. With Smarter Secure, businesses can address all Secure Score recommendations, use advanced threat protection, and make use of 3rd party technologies to ensure the highest level of security.

Smarter Secure will be publicly launching in February 2023, and TBSC is inviting you to attend a free live webinar to learn more about the importance of security when using Microsoft 365. The webinar will take place on Tue, 21 February 2023, 10:30 – 11:00 GMT, and you can register here:

In conclusion, poor security for Microsoft 365 can have serious consequences for businesses, including data breaches, cyber attacks, and non-compliance with regulations. Smarter Secure provides a solution to these issues, ensuring the highest level of security for businesses using Microsoft 365. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to learn more about Smarter Secure at the upcoming free webinar.

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