Businesses are looking to cloud-based productivity tools to allow them to collaborate more efficiently and to work from virtually anywhere. With more information living “in the wild”, organizations are naturally concerned about the privacy of their data.
Microsoft has taken steps to make Office 365 more attractive to European and US customers who have to comply with regulatory requirements related to data protection. Contractual commitments and software features, combined with a “data processing agreement” goes beyond the EU’s Data Protection Directive rules.
Microsoft support their commitment to data privacy through their dedicated website, the Office 365 Trust Centre. This website has recently been redesigned and contains information about Microsoft’s privacy and security practices.
Some of the information included on this website include:
- Top 10 trust tenets
- Top 10 questions you should always ask your cloud service provider
- Top 10 privacy and security features of Office 365
- Top 10 contracts, certifications, standards, and regulations that enable compliance
If you require any additional information about the security of your data stored in Microsoft Office 365, or if you have any specific questions that we can help to answer, please contact us or call 020 31 37 37 19