“Safely stored in the cloud, compliant and protected by best-in-class security: your data, and the tools you use to harness it, can truly empower your business.”
The world is inherently more dangerous than it has ever been, and the cyber threats we face are becoming more sophisticated. Today, any device is a potential route into our systems and our lives, and must be protected to the highest level. With more of our personal information online and in digital form, not to mention the data you hold on your customers, ensuring your business is secure and compliant in the face of regulations, such as GDPR, has never been more important.
Whereas security used to be about protecting a network, the flexibility provided by the cloud and modern devices means more information travels outside of office locations, enhancing the way we work and boosting productivity. But these benefits mean nothing if our information isn’t secure. Security is, therefore, an essential step in the digital transformation process, protecting your business, your people and your customers, in line with modern standards and modern policies set at a government level.
In today’s business world, a data breach can bring significant harm to a business, whether it’s fines and reputational damage, or loss of sales, downtime and repair costs. This is why Microsoft takes a holistic approach to security, harnessing its platform, intelligence and global security partners to ensure its customers are equipped to protect, detect and respond to threats. Microsoft spends over a billion dollars on research and development each year in building security into its products and, by adding the vast intelligence it gathers, is able to gain insight and take action against threats, applying the latest security defences to its products and sharing this information with customers to ensure they’re aware and informed. Across Identity and access management, threat protection, information protection and security management, Microsoft is dedicated to protecting your business and its information, whether it’s in the cloud or on devices. With security baked in across its software and solutions and a proven track record for privacy and compliance, Microsoft provides the safest solutions for your business.
Securing your business when staff are working from home
In times like these, cyber security may not be at the top of our priority lists. But it’s important to be aware of the threats that switching from on-premises to remote working conditions pose to organizations across the world. As we seek to rapidly deploy cloud-based collaboration services to help professionals work from home, we […]
Across the globe, teachers, students and parents are dealing with a new reality: how to adapt to an educational environment that has moved from the classroom to the internet. As in many countries, the remote Faroe Islands, more than 300 kilometres off the coast of Scotland in the North Sea, has found the lives of […]
Escolaglobal: a digital-first school for blended classroom and remote learning
“This weekend, our preschool teachers created another video for the students – just saying hi and checking everyone was ok at home. Each teacher has their own Microsoft Stream channel, and the feedback from the kids and parents is amazing: “Hi, teacher! How are you? I remember you so well!” Nuno Moutinho, CEO of Portuguese […]
City of Liège: Facilitating decision making in difficult times
For many organizations, social-distancing measures brought about by COVID-19 have drastically slowed day-to-day operations – and for some, even stopped them altogether. But for local governments across Europe, like the Belgian city of Liège, slowing down hasn’t been an option. From supporting citizens and businesses to protecting frontline workers, Liège city had to quickly provide stability during this crisis and ensure important decisions could still be made in a democratic […]
Ineco improves employee productivity with modern tools and AI
Struggling with software doesn’t help people get more done. Likewise, if sharing files and collaborating on documents is difficult, productivity takes a hit. Ineco, a Spanish public sector company, understands this, which is why it set out to change the way employees interact with technology and one another. By deploying Microsoft 365 to its over […]
Istituto Neurologico Carlo Besta: providing essential patient care from a distance
“Telehealth was a technology we’d been planning to implement for a couple of years. But then almost overnight everything changed – it became a must-have platform the hospital needed today.” Francesca De Giorgi, CIO of Italian research hospital IRCCS Carlo Besta, reflects on the recent challenges her team faced when social distancing measures imposed by […]
HUS: sharing data securely to make life-saving decisions
Illnesses and diseases don’t often play fair – an unfortunate truth that was proved by the COVID-19 outbreak in early 2020, heavily hitting healthcare organizations with challenges the world hadn’t seen in a century. Hospitals needed a rapid response to reduce spreading the virus without affecting patient care. A high-pressure situation for any institution, but […]
Etex Group: Future-proofing employees to work anywhere across the world
When COVID-19 spread across Europe in early 2020, businesses entered a new digitally-dependent age. Social distancing measures had asked offices of all shapes and sizes to close their doors, sparking organizations to quickly find other virtual ways for colleagues to meet and collaborate remotely. But for Belgium building material specialist Etex, this was a step they were ready for – having already implemented a cloud-based infrastructure and collaboration tools […]
COFCO International: How cloud technologies ensured business continuity during challenging times
“I have worked at COFCO for 12 years, always in an office. But I have spent the last 63 days working from home.” Marcus Seelbach, Chief HR Officer at global agribusiness COFCO International, is talking from his home via video call about the transition he and all his colleagues have undergone since COVID-19 led to the closure of the company’s offices worldwide. “But thanks to the preparation and […]
GDPR and Retail: Four GDPR requirements and how Microsoft can help
Learn how we can help you meet GDPR requirements with solutions available today: Assessing your current risk profile “How do I understand where I am already compliant and where I need to focus next?” This is one of the most common questions from retailers in regard to the GDPR. It’s also one of the hardest to […]