cloud app security

Control access from unmanaged devices with Cloud App Security

When COVID-19 hit the world, most people had to work from home. I can imagine that a lot of organizations were not ready for this. So they might have ended up letting their employees working from their personal devices. In some way, this is what we always preached: anywhere, anytime, and on any device. But when you enable Bring Your Own Devices for Microsoft 365 services, there is a lot to think of. Amongst others, the main challenge is to… 

Use Microsoft Graph Security for end-user notifications

In this short blog post, I want to show how you can use the Microsoft Graph Security to send alerts and notifications to your end-users. I also want to show you that it is super easy to set up. All you need is: Power Automate or Logic Apps Microsoft Graph Security Connector (premium) Microsoft Teams or Email connector to send the messages One of the (Microsoft) security products to work with like Cloud App Security or Identity Protection Microsoft Graph… 

Microsoft Secure Score Series – 10 – Discover trends in shadow IT application usage

Add a data source in automatic log upload for Cloud App Security Discovery to identify applications in your organization that run without official approval. After configuration, Cloud App Security Discovery will analyze firewall traffic logs to provide visibility into cloud applications’ usage and security posture. Today, we take a look at Cloud Discovery. With Cloud Discovery you can analyze your firewall and proxies log files, to track down shadow IT and determine the risk that is coming with the use… 

Microsoft Secure Score Series – 08 – Use Cloud App Security to detect anomalous behavior

Cloud App Security anomaly detection policies provide User & Entity Behavior analytics (UEBA) and advanced threat detection across your cloud environment. Today we take a look at Cloud App Security. I recently wrote a blog about the new activity policies in Cloud App Security, so if your organization uses Teams, you should definitely take a look a that one. The improvement action we’re talking about has no user impact and might no increase your score right away. But if you… 

Activity policy templates for Teams in Microsoft Cloud App Security

The usage of Teams is massively increased over the past weeks. The numbers of people using Teams nowadays are insane. Organizations rapidly enrolled Teams to their users. But what about security? Time to take a look at security and governance. But where do you start? In my opinion, Microsoft Cloud App Security gives you the best insights on where to focus. Using the MCAS activity log you can study the users’ behavior. What is happening? What files are downloaded? What…