Gartner Research

What You Need to Know About Security in Office 365

Published: 19 November 2018

ID: G00352506

Analyst(s): Marc-Antoine Meunier , Steve Riley


Office 365’s security continues to improve, at times offering native capabilities beyond what enterprises have had in previous on-premises deployments. Security and risk management leaders should use the Gartner SaaS security framework to assess their Office 365 security posture.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Begin With Identity, Access and Privilege Management
  • Restore Visibility to User, Application and Data Behavior
  • Protect Your Office 365 Deployment From Threats
  • Secure Office 365 Content in Motion and at Rest
  • Extend Your Strategy to Managed/Unmanaged Devices

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