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How do I find and manage shadow IT and rogue devices, and put policies in place to ensure we remain secure?

New cloud app capabilities offer the potential for teams to work smarter and more efficiently than ever before, but they can put huge pressure on IT and security teams to ensure company data remains secure without hindering forward progress. Microsoft 365 tools allow you to do this.
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Defend, protect, secure. IT heroes in action.

Walk through a week in the life of IT professionals to see the variety of work they do each day to address threats and protect your organization.
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Protect your data in files, apps, and devices, within and across an organization

In addition to protecting endpoints, Microsoft believes in protecting data, starting at its very inception. Check out the strategies and tools they have to keep data protected across all scenarios in this informational document.
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M365 Customer Story: BP deploys Microsoft 365 to improve user experience and security

BP recognizes the significance of cybersecurity to their business and the importance of continual digital transformation to remain competitive. To accomplish both simultaneously, they implemented Microsoft 365 Enterprise E5, getting the best of Microsoft tools with an integrated security system that's simple and easy for all employees to use.
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Discover threats quickly, remediate immediately, and mitigate the impact of malware and breaches

Technology is not static, and neither, therefore, are the methods cybercriminals can use to gain access to company networks or data. In light of this, an effective security system is one that can learn and react to new threats as they come. Discover the powerful combination of Microsoft tools that provide a comprehensive security strategy for your business.
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Breaches happen. Learn how to protect your organization.

Check out this infographic to learn the three most commonly used inroads into your system and how best to secure your data from each strategy.
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A breach is inevitable. How can Microsoft help me detect and respond fast?

An all too familiar scenario: A single click in a phishing email and hackers are into a network, resulting in a ransomware request and an uneasy feeling. Learn what tools Microsoft 365 E5 has in its arsenal to ensure this isn't you.
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M365 Customer Story: Guarding university data with a holistic security model

Watch the University of Arizona, in partnership with Microsoft, tackle the challenges of revamping a new, secure Active Directory system and move both students and staff to Office 365.
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Microsoft Security Intelligence Report: Volume 23

In this bi-annual publication, learn about the latest security threats affecting us all, including botnets, hacker methods, and ransomware.
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Microsoft identity-driven security

As the security landscape becomes more mobile and complex, traditional security methods are no longer up to the task. Check out this infographic to learn why the holistic approach of Microsoft's Identity-Driven Security was designed to handle the threats of today, and tomorrow.
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Microsoft 365 Holistic Security

From privileges to passwords, check out how Microsoft 365 delivers comprehensive security for employees who are always on the go.
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Intelligent security for the modern workplace

Microsoft 365 E5 security covers a broad range of functions that work together to produce an easy-to-implement, effective, and cohesive system that is backed by continuous learning through ever expanding data.
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The Unsung Volume 1: The Gripping Security Story of Microsoft 365

Explore the story of The Unsung, the security heroes who ensure our data remains safe and secure from "faceless foes," those who steal or corrupt corporate data for their own personal gains.
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Bootiful Azure: Taking Your First Steps with Microsoft Azure (1/6)

As the first of six installments in this informational series, users of Spring can learn how to get started coding their applications via Microsoft Azure, leveraging all the unique tools and benefits along the way.
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Modernizing the Data Estate with Azure | Rohan Kumar

What do you hope a modern estate will bring you? When Microsoft began their own transformation, they realized that they wanted a system that would allow them to empower employees, deeply engage with customers, develop new and better products, and increase agility and efficiency in operations. They also realized that at the center of making all this possible was data and AI capabilities. How could their learning experience help your business? Check out this video to find out.

Modernizing the Data Estate with Azure | Rachita Sundar

Businesses are amassing enormous amounts of data, more than they know what to do with. Most are just using it to put together dense periodic reports explaining "what" happened too long after the fact to be of much use. Modernizing your digital workplace by moving to Azure and utilizing its AI technology can help you get a handle on your data and graduate from "what" happened to "how" it happened and, finally, to what "will" happen to inform what you should do all within a relevant period of time.

Azure SQL Database Managed Instance

Check out the ways in which Azure SQL Database Managed Instance is designed to provide you with exactly what your business needs so you can save money without missing a beat.
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Azure SQL or SQL Server: Which one is right for you?

What makes Azure SQL different from SQL Server? Learn the technical differences, the reasons behind them, and the potential impact on your business in this article.
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Azure Customer Story: SitePro - part 6

Take a closer look at the ways in which SitePro is able to save their customers valuable time by transporting data almost instantly over the cloud.

SQL Server and Azure SQL Database GDPR Guidance

The task of GDPR compliance can be overwhelming for businesses but it doesn't have to be. This guide is intended to help businesses better understand what GDPR entails and begin the process of adapting their current security measures to meet the new requirements. Luckily for small and large businesses alike, Microsoft has done a lot of the heavy lifting when it comes to preparing the infrastructure for successful compliance.
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Growing SQL Server: Features from 2008 to 2017

As the end of service approaches for SQL Server 2008, let's take a moment to reflect on where we have been and the exciting new innovations available with SQL Server 2017.
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Azure Customer Story: SitePro - part 5

SitePro is pushing the boundaries of what's possible for their oil and gas customers. To do this, they needed to be as agile and as informed as possible. They moved to Azure to enjoy the freedom and possibilities of the cloud.

SQL Database Engine Blog: What is Azure SQL Database Managed Instance?

Curious about the new Azure SQL Database Managed Instance? This article covers specifics about the offering, including features, security, scalability, and architecture.
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WS + SQL 2008 Extended Security Updates FAQ

As the end of support for Windows Server SQL Server 2008/2008 R2 approaches, questions will undoubtedly arise, especially relating to the Extended Security Updates offered by Microsoft. This document is here to answer those questions.
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Discover the benefits of modernization and save with Azure SQL Database Managed Instance

Why move your on-premises SQL Server to the Azure cloud? Check out this infographic to learn about the savings and latest technological benefits of switching to Azure SQL Database Managed Instance.
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Azure Customer Story: SitePro - part 4

SitePro is harnessing the power of technology through the IoT and cloud capabilities to help their customers create safer, more efficient work environments.

Three reasons why Windows Server and SQL Server customers continue to choose Azure

For the past 25 years, companies of every size have trusted Windows Server and SQL Server to run their business-critical workloads. In fact, more than 70 percent of on-premises server workloads today run on Windows Server.
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Azure Customer Story: SitePro - part 3

This week, delve deeper into the multiple service offerings from Azure that allow SitePro to run their entire turnkey application from this single platform.

SQL Server 2008 and 2008 R2 end of support is coming

As the saying goes, all things must come to an end. With end of support nearing for SQL Server 2008 and 2008 R2, this solution brief provides information to help you make a smooth transition and an overview of the new features you can benefit from in SQL Server 2017 and the Azure SQL Database Managed Instance.
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The total economic impact of Microsoft Azure SQL Database managed instance

What is the economic impact of switching from an on-premises SQL Server to Azure? Microsoft asked Forrester to find out. Four client interviews later, the results are in: See how you can save by switching to Azure!
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Announcing new options for SQL Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 End of Support

This article outlines the end of support timeline for SQL Server 2008 and 2008 R2 and Windows Server 2008 and 2008 R2, as well as options and recommendations for current users moving forward.
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Azure Customer Story: SitePro video 2

SitePro is a software company with a mission to enable the digital oil field. In this video, discover how Microsoft Azure helps SitePro harness the power of data to drive transformation for its oil and gas company customers.

Azure Customer Story: SitePro

SitePro gained a competitive advantage by combining onsite sensors and data collection with online data processing and management using Microsoft Azure. As a result, they were able to provide faster and more effective service to their customers, which in turn strengthened the offerings of their customers. It's a win for everyone.

Don't let Cloud security fall through the cracks

This article explores the shared responsibility between cloud and app vendors and enterprises when it comes to the security of an enterprise's cloud information. Who is responsible for what, and what can you do to ensure your name is kept out of the headlines?
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How to fight back if you've been hacked

There is more than one stage in a cyberattack. Utilize this resource to learn how to protect yourself at each level and how to identify if you have been hacked.
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The feds and the states are embracing privacy law - what that means to your business

A look into what changes businesses may be experiencing in the realm of customer data use and privacy compliance requirements, and how to effectively weather these changes.
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Security & Compliance: Qantas Airways Limited

Watch Qantas Airways tackle the challenge of keeping employees connected and focused on a common goal, even while scattered across the globe, by utilizing the cloud-based Microsoft 365.
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Securely run and grow your business with Microsoft 365

Learn about the ways in which Microsoft 365 better protects your business against today's threats, while remaining cost effective and scalable.
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5 key areas to focus on while integrating cloud-based strategies

As moving to the cloud becomes less a matter of "if" and more a matter of "when" for most companies, the follow-up question is how best to go about doing so. This article identifies several key goals or opportunities companies will want to focus on as they enter into this process.
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Security & Compliance: Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company

Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company is ensuring they have the tools necessary to stay at the forefront of innovation by keeping their entire company connected and secure through Microsoft 365.
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SMB security: infographic

This infographic outlines common security breach scenarios caused by human error and the ways in which Microsoft 365 is addressing these problems through built-in security protocols.
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With GDPR Disrupting Email Marketing, LinkedIn Is the Best Alternative

This article explores how marketers can get ahead of the curve when moving to LinkedIn-centered marketing in response to the passage of General Data Protection Regulation, an EU data protection law that is disrupting common email marketing strategies.
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Security - common mistakes

This graphic identifies common security weaknesses that make small businesses easy targets for cybercriminals and provides insight on how best to address them.
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How The Compliance Function Is Evolving In 2018 -- Five Key Findings

As the rate of game-changing technological shifts continue to increase across multiple industries, compliance functions will need to reevaluate how they go about examining risk and implementing risk-management protocols. What should compliance functions be doing now to proactively adapt to this changing environment? And what can you do to help them along this journey?
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Affinity Workforce secures its future with Microsoft 365

Watch Affinity Workforce tackle modern security challenges with ease, utilizing the integrated and user-friendly Microsoft 365. With the heavy lifting of security already done, companies can save money and employees can focus on getting straight to the task at hand.