Microsoft's New Advanced Data Governance: First Impressions

April 6, 2017 by Andrew Borgschulte

Tags: Office 365

Gimmal CTO Brad Teed gave his first comments on Microsoft’s release of Advanced Data Governance yesterday on CMSWire. In his article, he discusses how these features will affect information governance and policy. From the post:

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New Updates Manage Office 365 Compliance Risk

February 16, 2017 by Shawn Cosby

Tags: Office 365, Compliance

Several key updates to Office 365 focus around security and reducing your Office 365 compliance risk. This is crucial to ensure the integrity of your records.

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Unified Data Loss Protection in Office 365

January 20, 2017 by Brett Grego

Tags: Office 365

Every organization has sensitive data that is especially important to protect. Files containing Personally Identifiable Information (PII), for example must be guarded against data breach or accidental loss.

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Important Ways Office 365 is More Secure Than On-Premises Services

January 6, 2017 by Brett Grego

Tags: Office 365

The traditional logic would indicate that storing data on-premises in a private datacenter would be safer than in the cloud. However, that's not always the case. In fact, depending on the scenario, the cloud is indeed much more secure and reliable.

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5 Email Security Threats That Increase Compliance Risk

November 21, 2016 by Andrew Borgschulte

Tags: Email, Office 365

An article on the Office 365 blog highlights five overlooked threats to your email security that can cause substantial compliance risk. All too often, easily preventable breaches occur because of either a poor process in place or simple carelessness by an employee. However, there are times when no matter how vigilant, a hack can occur. The five threats below are ones which may have been overlooked and should jump to the front of your mind to avoid becoming a victim of a breach.

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SharePoint 2016: How is SharePoint Records Management Impacted?

October 26, 2016 by Team RecordLion

Tags: Hybrid, SharePoint 2016, Office 365, Compliance

Now that SharePoint 2016 has rolled out, let's discuss its impact on records management. As with any long-awaited release, there were rumors and speculation around what features would or wouldn't be included. How will these features and changes affect the overall information governance of your records? We all know SharePoint records management is a priority for all organizations. We have compiled a list of the new or updated features and what effect it will have on records management.

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Office 365 Using AI to Improve Security and Compliance

October 14, 2016 by Andrew Borgschulte

Tags: Office 365, Compliance, Cybersecurity

One of the more interesting announcements to come out of the Microsoft Ignite conference is the fact that Microsoft is introducing artificial intelligence to help improve security and compliance in Office 365.

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Microsoft Delve Can Expose Information Governance Gaps

September 28, 2016 by Andrew Borgschulte

Tags: Delve, Office 365

For the average worker, their digital life in the workplace has become overwhelming. Their inbox is overflowing, files are scattered across multiple places and unfortunately this causes loss of productivity and exposes the organization to potential compliance issues.

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5 Things You May Not Know About OneDrive for Business

September 8, 2016 by Chris Caplinger

Tags: OneDrive, Office 365, SharePoint Online

Microsoft has been playing some marketing tricks on us, but they are not all necessarily bad. OneDrive for Business is a great example. The personal OneDrive product was and just is a personal cloud file share, much like Google Drive, iCloud Drive or even DropBox. However, Microsoft often uses the same name to brand two very different products such as Skype (for business) and in this case, OneDrive for Business.

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Office 365 Compliance Requires Standardized Information Security

August 3, 2016 by Andrew Borgschulte

Tags: Office 365, Compliance

A recent article on the Office Blogs discusses the features and options available to ensure Office 365 compliance. Microsoft has created a set of resources to help administrators take a systematic approach to security and information protection.

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