Office 365 Security Best Practices - Defend Now or Pay Later

The pandemic has driven small and midsized businesses to unprecedented levels of remote-access work. With the physical expansion of networks, it is more important than ever to secure a company’s hard-earned data. Many businesses rely on the Microsoft suite of office tools. Office 365 is a very interconnected platform. With that connectivity come many potentially vulnerable access points through which cybercriminals can breach your data.

Microsoft Office 365 Security

Fortunately, some great security features are built into the Office 365 platform. Microsoft updates the software components regularly and continues to fix security vulnerabilities when they become apparent. Users have options in their settings to protect data created in Microsoft applications. But no matter what security measures you have in place for your network, your system will be protected only when everyone on the network follows the same cyber security protocols. Here are some essential first steps:

Cybercriminals want to maximize their exploitation of breached accounts. To increase their infiltration level, many hackers will monitor the hacked accounts' activity over time to ascertain how they can “best” inflict the most damage and determine which data is most valuable.

Get a DIGIGUARD Vulnerability Assessment

As your business grows, expands its network and adds more devices such as smart controls, wireless access and remote access, your network vulnerability grows, too. DIGIGUARD specializes in proactive cyber threat protection, including malware defenses, and has a wide array of solutions for small and midsized businesses to defend against network data breaches. They are cyber security experts who can ensure your confidential business and banking data has the best protection possible. DIGIGUARD can provide solutions that offer early detection of potential cyber threats before they happen. DIGIGUARD can assess your cyber vulnerability and work with you to ensure you have the best network and data protection solutions for your business.

Contact DIGIGUARD CYBER SECURITY at 833-33-CYBER (833-332-9237) to discuss strategies for protecting your hard-earned business data.