Why should you use Microsoft 365 and Proofpoint Essentials?

Microsoft 365 is a suite of productivity tools that includes email, document creation and collaboration, and online storage. Proofpoint is a cybersecurity company that provides advanced threat protection and data loss prevention for email and other communication channels. Here are a few reasons why you might want to consider using Microsoft 365 with Proofpoint:

  1. Advanced threat protection: Proofpoint’s advanced threat protection can help to protect your organization against cyber threats such as phishing, malware, and ransomware. By integrating Proofpoint with Microsoft 365, you can take advantage of Proofpoint’s advanced threat protection to secure your email communication and reduce the risk of data breaches or other security incidents.

  2. Data loss prevention: Proofpoint’s data loss prevention (DLP) technology can help you to prevent the accidental or intentional loss of sensitive data through email or other communication channels. With DLP, you can set up policies to automatically detect and block the transmission of sensitive information, such as credit card numbers or confidential documents. By integrating Proofpoint with Microsoft 365, you can take advantage of DLP to help protect your organization’s sensitive data.

  3. Compliance and governance: Proofpoint can help you to comply with various laws and regulations related to data privacy and security. For example, you can use Proofpoint to implement policies that comply with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) or the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). By integrating Proofpoint with Microsoft 365, you can ensure that your organization’s email communication is compliant with relevant laws and regulations.

  4. Productivity and collaboration: Microsoft 365 includes a range of tools for productivity and collaboration, such as Outlook for email, Word for document creation, and Teams for real-time collaboration. By integrating Proofpoint with Microsoft 365, you can take advantage of these tools while also benefiting from advanced threat protection and data loss prevention.

  5. Centralized management: By using both Microsoft 365 and Proofpoint, you can manage your organization’s email and cybersecurity from a single platform. This can make it easier to set up and manage policies, monitor activity, and troubleshoot issues.

  6. Customized protection: Proofpoint allows you to customize your organization’s cybersecurity policies to meet your specific needs. For example, you can create custom rules to block or allow specific types of email, set up custom alerts for suspicious activity, and customize your organization’s data loss prevention policies. By integrating Proofpoint with Microsoft 365, you can take advantage of these customization options to create a cybersecurity solution that is tailored to your organization’s needs.

  7. Support and resources: Both Microsoft 365 and Proofpoint offer a range of support and resources to help you set up and manage your email and cybersecurity. This can include training materials, online resources, and support from technical experts. By using both Microsoft 365 and Proofpoint, you can access a wide range of resources to help you get the most out of your email and cybersecurity tools.

Overall, using Microsoft 365 with Proofpoint can provide a range of benefits, including advanced threat protection, data loss prevention, compliance and governance, productivity and collaboration, centralized management, customized protection, and support and resources. These benefits can be particularly important for businesses and organizations that rely on email for communication and want to protect their data and assets from cyber threats.