Microsoft brings advanced security management to Office 365

Security in the cloud is all about visibility and control, and Microsoft is aiming to give Office 365 customers more of both with Wednesday’s introduction of Office 365 Advanced Security Management. “This is really tailored to the chief security officer, the IT administrator — in smaller businesses, the IT manager,” says Ron Markezich, corporate vice president for Office 365 Commercial Marketing, formerly Microsoft’s CIO. “It allows you to see what apps are being used within the environment. A lot of customers want to manage where their data goes.” [ Also on CIO.com: The dirty dozen: 12 cloud security threats ] Markezich says that Advanced Security Management is built on three pillars: Threat detection. Using behavioral analytics and machine learning, the new capabilities help you identify high-risk and abnormal usage along…


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