What is a Data Classification Policy? The Complete Guide

Posted by Steve Soper on Mar 15, 2023 12:38:08 PM

A data classification policy identifies and aims to protect a company’s sensitive data by defining the data’s potential risk and creating a framework on how each type of data should be handled.

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Tags: Adaptive Edge, O365, Azure, Office 365, cybersecurity, data loss prevention, Microsoft, cyberattack, Classification, Safety, Microsoft Dynamics, Secure Score, Compliance

Top 4 Microsoft Office 365 Security & Compliance Best Practices

Posted by aeadmin on Jan 10, 2019 7:27:11 AM


At AdaptivEdge, we believe that security should be a part of every conversation, consultation, and solution we deliver. Our Security and Compliance experts have developed step-by-step instructions on how you can enhance the security of your Office 365 deployment.

Authored by Steve Andrews (Director Cloud Platform Services) & Raul Perez (Senior Microsoft Systems Engineer)

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Tags: Adaptive Edge, O365, E5, Enterprise, Office 365, cybersecurity, Microsoft, security, Secure Score

Microsoft 365: The Whole Is Greater than the Sum of Its Parts

Posted by aeadmin on Dec 7, 2018 1:48:06 PM


Microsoft introduced Microsoft 365 in June 2017 as “a complete, intelligent and secure solution to empower employees” in the modern workplace. Microsoft 365 is a cloud-based solution that bundles Office 365, Windows 10, and Enterprise Mobility + Security (formerly Enterprise Mobility Suite) to better serve today’s distributed workforce, meet high user expectations and enhance security across devices.

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Tags: Enterprise, Licensing, Office 365, Microsoft, Business

Have You Taken Appropriate Steps to Secure Office 365?

Posted by aeadmin on Nov 28, 2018 1:03:26 PM


In a recent survey of IT managers and directors in enterprises with more than 1,000 employees, 39.5% of respondents said that service providers take full responsibility for protecting applications and data in the public cloud. Another 33.8% said that customers are fully responsible for public cloud security. 

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Tags: Office 365, Microsoft, Secure Score

Microsoft Graph: Smarter Apps, Greater Efficiency Part 2

Posted by aeadmin on Oct 31, 2018 11:20:49 AM


In our last post, we began our deep dive into Microsoft Graph, a powerful API that enables developers to tap the power of Microsoft 365 applications to automate IT operational tasks and enhance security. Microsoft Graph also enhances collaboration and drives user productivity by connecting to data in email, calendars, documents and other sources across multiple devices.

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Tags: Office 365, Microsoft, Search, Microsoft Graph, GitHub, API

Microsoft Graph: Smarter Apps, Greater Efficiency Part 1

Posted by aeadmin on Oct 23, 2018 4:03:59 PM


In a previous post, we discussed how productivity is lost when employees waste time searching for information. Unstructured data in particular is difficult to manage, organize and search. Gartner recently identified a new search product category called “insight engines,” which use multiple artificial intelligence (AI) technologies to handle more complex search queries and deliver structured and unstructured data more effectively.

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Tags: Office 365, Microsoft, Search, Microsoft Graph, GitHub, API

Next-Gen Search Capabilities Help You Find What You’re Looking For

Posted by aeadmin on Oct 16, 2018 1:30:38 PM


How much time does the average worker spend hunting for a lost document, or seeking out the last bit of data needed to complete a report? 

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Tags: Office 365, Microsoft, microsoft ignite, Search

Meet a More Modern, User-Friendly and Feature-Rich SharePoint Server

Posted by aeadmin on Oct 10, 2018 10:00:00 AM


In a previous post, we offered a preview of Microsoft Office 2019 products, including Exchange Server 2019, SharePoint Server 2019, Skype for Business Server 2019 and Project Server 2019. The recurring themes in the initial product descriptions from Microsoft revolved around user experience, simplification, performance and collaboration, all of which contribute to more modern, user-friendly products.

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Tags: Office 365, SharePoint, Microsoft

Using AI to Boost the Value of Threat Intelligence

Posted by aeadmin on Oct 2, 2018 9:00:00 AM


A recent SANS Institute report offered good news and bad news about threat intelligence. The good news is that threat intelligence is widely used, and many organizations believe it has enhanced their ability to detect and respond to threats quickly and accurately.

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Tags: IoT, Office 365, Microsoft, microsoft ignite

Skype for Business Server 2019 to Bring New Call Handling, Monitoring Features

Posted by aeadmin on Aug 14, 2018 11:25:19 AM

Microsoft recently offered a preview of what you can expect to see in the Microsoft Office 2019 on-premises server products when they’re released later this year. We discussed the new features and enhancements at a high level in our last post. Now we’ll delve a little deeper into some of the changes that are coming.

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Tags: Office 365, Data, Server, Skype

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