Drive professional services engagements with Microsoft funded security offerings for partners – Part 2 of 2

Edward Walton, Cloud Solution Architect Be sure to join the January 16 Modern Workplace: Security Partner Community call for part 2 of our presentation on Microsoft funded security assessments, previewed below. Miss part one? Read the overview and watch the community call on-demand. Continuing our community call series on Microsoft funded security assessments, our January…


New toolkits for security and GDPR

Join our January 12th call—Security & Compliance Update for Office 365 Partners – to learn about new toolkits for security and GDPR, as well as the Compliance Manager and new updates to Threat Intelligence. Security is big business and continues to demand a growing percentage of the overall IT budget. When it comes to productivity…


Drive professional services engagements with Microsoft funded security offerings for partners – Part 1 of 2

Edward Walton, Cloud Solution Architect Often, the first step in a successful customer security and compliance engagement is an assessment of the customer’s current environment during the pre-sales process, but partners are sometimes at a loss on how to get started. The good news is that Microsoft offers funded assessment initiatives that partners can use…


Windows and Devices Partners: Sign up for the May 18 community call

The next Windows and Devices Partners community call is on Thursday, May 18 at 12:00PM Eastern Time, 9:00AM Pacific Time. Topics for this month’s call include Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection and announcements made at the Microsoft in Education event about the new Surface Laptop, powered by Windows 10 S. Sign up for the May 18…

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Office 365 Partner Community: Advanced data governance and threat intelligence

A recent AIIM study found that every 18 months, a corporation doubles the amount of data that it has in its environment (AIIM, Information Management – 2016 and Beyond). But a large percentage of organizations – 45 percent – report that they lack data governance, leaving them open to litigation and data security risks. Add…


EMS Partners: Focus on Secure Productive Enterprise

For partners and their customers, security is at the forefront of every conversation. At Microsoft, we continue to listen to our audience and add services to our portfolio that help protect against attacks, detect when an attack is occurring, and respond through guidance and/or automation. Many of these additions reside in the products that make up…

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EMS Partner Community: Securing mobility with Lookout

Our first topic for 2017 in the Enterprise Mobility + Security Partner Community is Lookout. Lookout has tight integration with EMS, and can add value to the solutions you design for your customers. I’ve invited Clayton Barnard, Senior Director for Global Alliances at Lookout to tell us more about what Lookout does, and how it benefits users. On the…


EMS Partner Community: Trust your authentication – Azure Active Directory

The concept of identity as the new perimeter has moved from being a radical new idea to a truism with information security professionals. It’s a concept that’s also well understood by hackers. The facts are telling – identity compromise has been the cornerstone of most breaches in recent years. That’s no surprise, since successful authentication…


Office 365 and Voice Partner Community: Focus on advanced security

Securing productivity, collaboration, and enterprise data is critically important as organizations continue their digital transformation journeys. Almost a year ago, Satya Nadella laid out the new Microsoft approach to security, and our plans to deliver a holistic, agile, security platform for today’s enterprise. Watch the presentation by Satya Nadella, Enterprise security in a mobile-first, cloud-first…