Using Microsoft 365 E5 to meet your compliance and data protection needs is a great way to reduce the risks of exposure of sensitive data. Microsoft offers an advanced security solution that includes advanced threat protection, privileged access management, and compliance monitoring. The software also includes a suite of tools for managing end-to-end workflows. The software identifies and classifies sensitive data, as well as loss prevention and encryption features. The E5 Compliance Suite includes an eDiscovery tool to help your organization meet regulatory requirements. The software provides an easy-to-use interface that includes guides for managing user permissions and enabling logging for auditing purposes.
Microsoft 365 E5 offers a compliance-driven productivity platform with access to advanced analytics and security capabilities. Whether your company is using SaaS applications, on-premises data centers, or a hybrid environment, the Microsoft 365 solution provides a reliable, secure, and consistent productivity experience on any device. It also helps to reduce configuration time and minimize management efforts. Microsoft 365 also provides a comprehensive set of collaborative capabilities through Microsoft Teams and cloud storage.
Microsoft 365 E5 also includes insider risk management. This feature helps organizations to identify data control trends and prevent data breaches. It also alerts users to potential breaches. The feature also helps to prevent data loss, unauthorized access, and malware infections. The feature combines machine learning with behavioral analytics to determine the most effective ways to limit insider risk.
Microsoft 365 E5 also provides advanced security features, including Advanced Threat Protection, which helps to protect against business email compromise. It also includes compliance monitoring and advanced e-discovery. The software enables organizations to detect and respond to malicious activities, as well as escalate cases to Microsoft Advanced eDiscovery. The Compliance Manager also offers pre-built compliance assessments, as well as workflow capabilities. The Microsoft Purview interface provides guidance for managing user permissions and logging for auditing purposes. The tool also provides a compliance score and recommendations for further security enhancements.
The E5 license also includes the Microsoft Defender for Office 365. This feature helps to monitor access to sensitive data, enables machine learning-based retention, and helps to detect and prevent malicious activities. It also includes the Microsoft Intune feature, which manages all devices that access business data. The Microsoft Purview Compliance Portal serves as a central hub for monitoring risk levels and presenting recommendations for additional security.
The Microsoft 365 E5 license is the most feature-rich plan available, but it also comes at a significant cost. The licenses are priced at $684 per year per user. It also requires the removal of non-Microsoft 365 E5 covered solutions. While this may seem daunting, there are ways to help your organization offset the cost of the license. These include integrating the Microsoft 365 E5 license into your existing Microsoft Enterprise Agreement. You can also add E5 Full USLs and EMS Add-Ons.
You can also use Enabling Technologies to help reduce the costs associated with your Microsoft 365 E5 license. These companies can help you to offset the cost of your license and improve your security.