Security, compliance, and privacy in Microsoft Teams

Help enable more secure, compliant collaboration without interrupting productivity.

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Collaborate with confidence

Chat, meet, and collaborate documents—from anywhere—without compromising on privacy and security.

Protect documents and information

Safeguard your organization’s documents and data across clouds, apps, and endpoints.

Govern your data

Manage and control Teams data across the entire data lifecycle with comprehensive compliance tools.

Enable secure meetings

Empower people to host more secure and engaging online meetings with organizer controls.

Connect more securely

Create spaces for more productive and secure collaboration with comprehensive tools that help protect data and information.

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Host effective and engaging meetings

Foster safety in your meetings with strong admin controls and policies that make it easy to prevent interruptions, set attendee privileges, remove disruptive attendees, and block anonymous guests.

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Defend your data from security threats

Protect sensitive information and confidential resources with integrated data loss prevention and sensitivity label policies. Safeguard against malicious software hidden in files with Microsoft Defender for Office 365.

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Control what information is shared

Take advantage of data transparency and privacy safeguards built into Teams. Rest easy knowing that your personal data is protected from unwanted access.

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Meet compliance obligations

Easily hold and manage information with eDiscovery, legal hold, audit log, and content search capabilities. Use retention policies to preserve information and meet industry-specific regulation and compliance requirements.

A screen in Teams showing meeting options that include choosing who can bypass the lobby and who is able to present during the meeting.

Host effective and engaging meetings

Foster safety in your meetings with strong admin controls and policies that make it easy to prevent interruptions, set attendee privileges, remove disruptive attendees, and block anonymous guests.

A text conversation on Teams where a message was blocked for security reasons.

Defend your data from security threats

Protect sensitive information and confidential resources with integrated data loss prevention and sensitivity label policies. Safeguard against malicious software hidden in files with Microsoft Defender for Office 365.

A Teams voice call between three people where a notification that the call is being recorded is present at the top of the meeting.

Control what information is shared

Take advantage of data transparency and privacy safeguards built into Teams. Rest easy knowing that your personal data is protected from unwanted access.

The selection screen in Teams where you can set what level of confidentiality the team needs to be.

Meet compliance obligations

Easily hold and manage information with eDiscovery, legal hold, audit log, and content search capabilities. Use retention policies to preserve information and meet industry-specific regulation and compliance requirements.

User training videos

Collaborate more securely both across and outside your organization with Microsoft Teams.

Resources for educators

Take advantage of easy-to-use capabilities that enable safer, more secure online classes.

Microsoft Trust Center

Microsoft Teams security and compliance is reinforced by Microsoft Security to help protect your data and privacy and ensure compliance.

See how companies are using Teams to strengthen protection

Keeping security at the forefront of flexible work

Cerner uses Teams for digital meetings to reinforce security in the healthcare industry.

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Kick-starting a cloud migration for improved scalability and security

See how St. Luke’s University Health Network is using Teams to nurture a commitment to innovation.

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