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Continuous compliance from Office 365

Welcome to the place where we share our commitments and information about security, privacy, and compliance.

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Compliance solutions for Office 365

Effectively manage your organization’s data, comply with legal and regulatory requirements, and monitor actions taken on your data using integrated Office 365 compliance solutions for Archiving, eDiscovery, Advanced eDiscovery, and Auditing.

  • Use Office 365 in-place capabilities to simplify the eDiscovery process and quickly identify relevant data while decreasing cost and risk.
  • Store, archive, retain, and discover data in place across Exchange Online, SharePoint Online, OneDrive for Business, and Skype for Business.
  • Monitor and investigate actions taken on your data, intelligently identify risks, contain and respond to threats, and protect valuable intellectual property.

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Microsoft security certifications

Independent verification

  • Our service is verified to meet the requirements specified in ISO 27001, European Union (EU) Model Clauses, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act Business Associate Agreement (HIPAA BAA), and the Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA).
  • Our data processing agreement details the privacy, security, and handling of customer data, which helps you comply with local regulations.

Proactive approach to regulatory compliance

  • We have built over 900 controls in the Office 365 compliance framework that enable us to stay up to date with the ever-evolving industry standards.
  • A specialist compliance team continuously tracks standards and regulations, developing common control sets for our product team to build into the service.

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Office 365 Compliance Framework for Industry Standards and Regulations

This compliance framework is designed to give customers visibility into Office 365 compliance with global, regional, and industry standards.

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Top 10 compliance standards of Office 365

To help you determine the security and trustworthiness of cloud productivity services, we have identified privacy and security considerations to inform your decision.

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Reduce your eDiscovery costs and challenges

Office 365 Advanced eDiscovery integrates Equivio machine learning, predictive coding, and text analytics to make sorting through large quantities of data for eDiscovery easier and less expensive.

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We’re very excited about the eDiscovery and Legal Hold capabilities … we get with Microsoft Exchange Online. Using them will help us simplify … compliance with regulatory requirements.—Arup Sanyal

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Office Blogs

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Office 365 offers greater privacy, security and regulatory compliance

With more organizations moving to the cloud and more people using cloud services to work anywhere, across devices, trust has never been more important.

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Announcing compliance toolset for public folders

The Office 365 archiving and eDiscovery toolset is being extended to include public folders. Customers can now place public folder content on hold.

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Announcing the new Office 365 Management Activity API for security and compliance monitoring

The Management Activity API provides an unprecedented level of visibility into all user and admin transactions within Office 365, with more transactions types and logs.