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Over the past year the rising threat landscape means many organisations have been in survival mode with so many new threats and sophisticated actors. At the same time, organisations are rapidly accelerating their digital modernisation. They are building new hybrid working practices to support their employees. In this blog, I’d like to spend some time on the key practical security steps that every organisation can take. Ones that will help protect their people and data against cyberthreats.    

At Microsoft, cybersecurity is one of our highest priorities. This goes back to Bill Gates’ Trustworthy Computing Initiative almost 20 years ago. It’s steered the company’s direction ever since. In the UK, security is at the heart of all we do. We recently expanded our security teams, doubled our investment in partners and created a new Security business group to further help our customers protect themselves against cyberthreats.   

With October being cybersecurity awareness month, it’s never been a better time to build cyber safety. 

Infographic for an integrated security strategy.

Understand your security posture to build cyber safety

To understand where you are in your journey, it’s important to understand your organisation’s security posture – Microsoft Secure Score can help you find your next steps and priorities.

We also want to help you ensure your employees have the security skills to support your goals. That’s why we have a range of resources to help everyone build confidence:

And what are we doing to help? Over the next five years, Microsoft has quadrupled its investment and has committed to a $20bn investment to help our customers become secure and trusted, enabling growth and innovation.

Find out more

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About the author

A man wearing a suit and tie smiling at the cameraPaul leads the Security, Compliance and Identity business for Microsoft UK and is passionate about helping organisations protect themselves from cyberthreats. The risk of financial loss, data exposure and reputational damage has never been higher. Paul and his team are dedicated to the role that Microsoft technologies can play in helping organisations protect themselves, their people and their data.  

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