By: JP Chua on April 6th, 2023
What is Microsoft Defender for Office 365? [Video]
Office 365 is used widely by thousands of organizations worldwide. It also makes it a highly targeted software by cybercriminals, which is why Microsoft Defender for Office 365 is critical for anyone who uses it. We’ll break down what it is and how it can help your business.
0:57 What is Microsoft Defender for Office 365?
Microsoft Defender for Office 365 is a cloud-based security program designed to mitigate attacks directed across the tools in the service. Microsoft highlights its email filtering and investigation features that safeguard your email channels, but more extensive plans include protection of collaboration tools to keep internal and external exchanges safe and secure.
1:23 What are Plans and Features of Microsoft Defender for Office 365?
- Exchange Online Protection (EOP)
- Microsoft Defender for Office 365 Plan 1
- Microsoft Defender for Office 365 Plan 2
4:47 Which plan is right for your business?
Choosing a plan for your business depends on your financial capacities or the scale of your business. If you can afford it, plan 2 is a great way to guarantee protection, especially when you’re handling large amounts of sensitive data. But if you’re a small business that’s tight on budget, plan 1 should suffice.
There’s no denying that Microsoft Defender for Office 365 is a valuable and worthwhile service, but as it is, it won’t suffice as your sole protection tool. It still must be paired with industry-best tools and practices, and this is where ITS can help. We can ensure that your entire IT infrastructure is protected, and we can start the moment you schedule a meeting with our experts.