Designed specifically with governments in mind, the Microsoft Cloud App Security Government service includes many features designed to keep your system secure at all times on the cloud. You will be able to take full advantage of cloud applications and their benefits, while also keeping your team in control of that data. Read on to see what benefits this solution can offer your government institution.
Cloud Discovery—With the Microsoft Cloud App Security Government, easily discover of all the cloud usage in your organization, including Shadow IT reporting. Control and assess the risk of these uses and find solutions to keep the institution running smoothly while staying secure.
Keep Data Safe—Monitor and control your data in the cloud by gaining visibility into the software and file uses, enforcing DLP policies, alerting users, and investigate any troubles that crop up. Your IT department will all the tools they need to keep your data safe at all times.
Threat Protection—Before disaster can strike, use the Microsoft Cloud App Security Government service and detect anomalous use and security incidents as they happen. Take advantage of new behavioral analytics and advanced investigation tools to mitigate risk before it happens. Set policies and alerts to control your network cloud traffic and always know what is coming into the system and what is going out.
Certifications—The Microsoft Cloud App Security Government service is officially certified with Microsoft Compliance for ISO, HIPAA, CSA, STAR, EU model clauses and more, ensuring that the software is ready to go, secure, and most importantly, safe.
Privacy and Security—Data privacy is just as important as security, and with the Microsoft Cloud App Security Government service, you can rest easy knowing that both are covered. File content is not stored in the Cloud App Security database—only the metadata is, along with violations. Data is retained in the Activity log and as alerts for 180 days, and discovery data is only retained for 90.
Sanction and Unsanction Apps Easily—Use the Cloud App Catalog, included in the Microsoft Cloud App Security Government service, to sanction or unsanction applications in your organization. This is a team of Microsoft Analysts who has an extensive and constantly growing record of over 15,000 cloud apps that are ranked and scored. This is used to rate an app's potential risk, so you know what you are getting into before you try it.
Proxy Protection—Keep real-time visibility and control over access within your cloud environment. With the Cloud App Security proxy, you can help your organization avoid data leaks, force data to be encrypted, gain visibility into unprotected endpoints, and control access from non-corporate networks. All of these tools work in tandem to keep your data secure and prevent trouble before it can strike.
Policy Control—Your IT department can create policies to define user's behavior in the cloud. You can detect risky behavior, violations, or suspicious data points and take action before it gets out of control. You can also use policies to integrate remediation processes to achieve complete risk mitigation.
App Connectors—Connect your Microsoft Cloud App Security Government security service to different cloud application providers to keep security running even in apps from external clients. These App Connectors extend control and protection across your cloud environment. Connecting them is easy, your administrator just needs to authorize the Cloud App Security to access the app, and then you will receive activity logs, data scans, account information and cloud content. Best of all, you can continue to enforce policies, detect threats, and resolve issues in these apps similar to apps direct from Microsoft.
Customer Eligibility - Because this is a governmental service, it is only available to certain types of organizations. You must be one of the following to access this service: U.S. Federal, State Local, Tribal, and Territorial Government Entities. Other entities that handle data that is subject to government regulations and requirements, and where Azure Active Directory Premium Government is appropriate to meet those requirements
If you do not meet those standards, a commercial version of Microsoft Cloud App Security is available for you to purchase. If you do meet those requirements, you are in the right place!