Built-in protection and governance solutions

Built-in protection and governance solutions
Your data is exploding, requirements are growing, and business is evolving. How are you protecting and governing your data? Microsoft 365 helps you manage and protect your growing digital estate, meet your compliance requirements, and maintain business continuity.

Harness intelligence to govern your data

Classify, label, and govern data with built-in, suite-wide capabilities that enable comprehensive data governance. Auto-label and publish labels for end users to retain, delete, declare, and more.

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Leverage encryption to protect your data

Your data is encrypted while at-rest and in-transit with Microsoft 365. Additional encryption controls offer further data protection in order to help you meet your compliance needs.

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Control privileged admin access

Protect data by controlling and managing privileged access by Microsoft service engineers and by your tenant admins with just-in-time and just-enough access.

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Customer story

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EMCOR transitions to the cloud, constructs intelligent workplace with Microsoft 365

Using Microsoft 365 cloud-based workplace services helps EMCOR Group collaborate more effectively across multiple divisions and business units.


Whitepapers, reports, and guides




Microsoft 365 encryption whitepaper

Know data protection and governance

Data governance for compliance

Accelerate compliance

Additional resources

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Advanced Data Governance

Watch Advanced Data Governance in Microsoft 365 help implement a comprehensive governance strategy.

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Zero Standing Access whitepaper

Learn about our data access policies and how you can enforce Zero Standing Access to your data.

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Help and how-to documentation

Get started with your data protection and governance journey with help and how-to information.

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Data governance interactive guide

Manage your content lifecycle with Advanced Data Governance in Office 365.

Built-in protection and governance solutions