Using Secure Score and Compliance score to help secure your environment.
It is easy
to get lost wen looking through all the different security and compliance
settings in Microsoft 365. We see some truly scary stuff out there these days,
like what happened with Garmin who was basically shut down for days after a
First: Sorry I’ve been so bad at updating the blog lately. The current pandemic has kept my focus elsewhere. But as it seems this will be the new normal in the days to come, I have decided to start blogging more again.
Thankfully, when we put our stuff in the cloud, Microsoft has done a lot for us. Two services especially, should help us get started, and even guide us through some pretty deep configurations of security and compliance. Unfortunately for those of you who are not using E5 (or equivalent) licenses, you will miss out on some of the best security features out there.
As we can see here, MFA is at the very top, and this is an easy thing to implement, with enormous security gains. At the last (physical) ignite, we were told that only 8% of all tenants had enabled MFA for admins. Scary, but hopefully this is a lot better now.
In our lab, we can see that Microsoft starts out with 75% (06.08.2020) before we have made changes. This might be different in your environment.
As you can see, with this new tenant, all the points comes from their side, and we have 0.
But the moment you start doing stuff, like create sensitivity labels, this will change:
Best of luck out there and stay safe.