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Category: Data Protection

Mitigating the risks of cloud computing
Mark Kouri

Microsoft 365: Learn Why if You Use the World’s Most Popular Productivity Platform You Need to Protect Your Sensitive Data Yourself

As a platform, Office 365 is secure, but its limited data backup, storage and retention capabilities don’t meet the requirements of most businesses. So, if you use Microsoft cloud-based services in your business, you may want to continue reading.    Without a doubt, Microsoft 365 is the world’s most popular productivity platform, and for good reason. It allows business productivity to continue and users to work from anywhere, anytime, as Microsoft hosts email, files, and SharePoint infrastructure, so you don’t have to. Microsoft 365 offers many valuable services for businesses. Still, it may surprise you that a backup of your Office 365 data is not one of them.  If you are using Microsoft 365, it is critical to understand your responsibility to backup and secure your business-critical Office 365 data. If you thought that Microsoft 365 protects your data from loss, breaches, and leakage, be aware that is not the case. Microsoft is responsible for providing the infrastructure that makes storing your data on the cloud possible. You are responsible for backing up your data and implementing security measures to protect your data. “As the data owner, it is up to the customer to manage the risk of common data

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