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Risk Management

Improve risk and compliance posture. Identify data risks and manage regulatory compliance.

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Discover new capabilities that will transform how you secure your organization's data across clouds, devices, and platforms.

Why use risk management?

With built-in privacy controls, risk management helps you use native and non-Microsoft apps to identify, investigate, and remediate malicious and inadvertent activities.

Native signals

Gain visibility into user activities, actions, and communications with native signals and enrichments from across your digital estate.

Breadth of communication

Get support for reasoning over messages natively in Microsoft Teams and in other popular platforms such as Instant Bloomberg, ICE Chat, Slack, and Zoom.

Actionable insights

Quickly identify risks with built-in machine learning templates tuned to provide rich risk-management insights.

Integrated workflows

Act collaboratively across teams to remediate risks and ensure investigations are handled according to relevant employment laws.

Why is risk management important?

USD$15.4 million


Total average annual cost of activities to resolve insider threats.1

85 days


Average time it takes to contain an insider incident.1

Products for risk management

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Microsoft Purview Insider Risk Management

Detect, identify, and act on potential risks in your organization with Insider Risk Management.

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Microsoft Purview Communication Compliance

Quickly identify and remediate code of conduct policy violations that occur across company communications. Support a healthy work environment and meet industry-specific compliance requirements.

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Microsoft Purview eDiscovery

Use machine learning capabilities—such as near-duplicate detection, email threading, relevance, themes, and smart tags—to help customers reduce and cull large volumes of data.

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Gartner® Magic Quadrant™ for Enterprise Information Archiving

Microsoft was recognized as a Leader in the 2022 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Information Archiving.2

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More about risk management

Identify insider risks and help protect your company’s data

More than 60% of insider threat incidents were the result of employee carelessness. Learn how Microsoft can help.

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How Microsoft can help reduce insider risk during the Great Reshuffle

Organizations need a solution to give employees the access they need while providing tools for IT teams to quickly identify risky activity.

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  • [1] 2022 Cost of Insider Threats: Global Report, The Poneman Institute.
  • [2] GARTNER and Magic Quadrant are registered trademarks and service marks of Gartner, Inc. and/or its affiliates in the U.S. and internationally and are used herein with permission. All rights reserved. Gartner does not endorse any vendor, product or service depicted in its research publications, and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors with the highest ratings or other designation. Gartner research publications consist of the opinions of Gartner’s research organization and should not be construed as statements of fact. Gartner disclaims all warranties, express or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.
    Gartner Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Information Archiving, Michael Hoeff | Jeff Vogel, 28 October 2020.

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