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Microsoft 365 Security and Technical Assessment

Microsoft 365 security assessment

A Microsoft 365 security service which goes beyond Secure Score

Along with the benefits of flexibility and collaboration facilitated by M365 come additional security concerns. Littlefish can help with a comprehensive Microsoft 365 security and technical assessment that goes beyond your Microsoft Secure Score.

A great starting point when it comes to understanding your security posture, it’s nevertheless important to look deeper than just your Secure Score to gain a clear understanding of just where your cyber vulnerabilities lie and how to remediate them.

With close to two-hundred checks performed across all major admin centres, our assessment is designed to fully audit your M365 environment against industry leading benchmarks. Reports generated by the way of common tools augment the analysis completed by our experienced consultants, giving you a point-in-time snapshot of your existing security posture, with recommendations aimed at improvement.

What does the assessment cover?

Following your security assessment, we’ll be on hand to provide ongoing advice and expertise, particularly when it comes to keeping abreast of the constant changes and innovations taking place within your Microsoft environment.

Your comprehensive assessment is broken down into various elements which focus on security and securing data within 365. This includes:

  • Security and Access: MFA settings – identity protection – conditional access – Defender for 365 – email security

  • Collaboration and External Sharing: external collaboration settings – SharePoint admin centre

  • Exchange Online: email security configurations

  • Endpoint Management

  • Governance and Secure Scores

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The benefits of a M365 security assessment

  • Identifies misconfigurations

    Our M365 assessment offers organisations a detailed insight into any misconfigurations which may increase the attack surface you are exposing to attackers. It identifies and prioritises cyber security risks, allowing you to execute pointed risk mitigation.

  • Immediate cost savings

    An M365 security assessment can identify any un-used or under-used security features, helping to keep your data secure and removing unnecessary third-party costs.

  • Informs investment decisions

    By understanding the cyber risks inside your organisation, investments in technology and security can be made in an informed and deliberate manner. With your current licensing and feature usage landscape understood, you will be better informed.

  • Documents compliance

    All documentation created as part of the service can be used as evidence for compliance purposes and audits, helping businesses of all sizes fulfil their regulatory obligations by keeping personal data secure.

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