Office 365 continues to be chosen by enterprises of all sizes, due to its ease of deployment, lower TCO, and high scalability. Email and document storage are now being embraced by mid-sized and enterprise corporations. While Office 365 helps IT teams shift the burden of app and infrastructure to the cloud vendor, data security may be overlooked since it’s not always included with the cloud subscription. This opens up security holes with a possible exfiltration of company assets to unauthorized parties, and in certain high-risk scenarios, exposure to destructive malware that infects corporate data. The WannaCry ransomware is a recent example of how cloud-stored data can be compromised at a moment’s notice.
Join Bitglass for an overview of Office 365 trends and learn what defenses Cloud Access Security Brokers (CASBs) offer to protect corporate data. We will cover some limitations in Office 365 as it pertains to data security, and discuss modern malware protection that uses AI and machine learning based approaches. We will wrap up the session by discussing how CASBs, with Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) capabilities, are uniquely positioned to protect cloud apps and end-points from malware attacks and proliferation