Detecting Suspicious App Behaviour in Microsoft 365

In the evolving IT landscape, security has become a pressing concern, especially considering Microsoft 365's extensive adoption. The powerful suite of business tools is employed globally by businesses big and small. Yet, with this wide-spread use, Microsoft 365 has become an appealing target for cybercriminals. Specifically, these potential threats often target applications connected to Microsoft 365. As an MSP, safeguarding your customers from these risks is crucial, and that starts with understanding and detecting suspicious app behaviour.

A Sneaky Point of Entry

Whenever an app is granted full access to Microsoft 365, it essentially has permission to access all emails and data within the system. Apps like backup software require this kind of access to function optimally. However, this can be exploited by cybercriminals.

Not all apps that request access to Microsoft 365 are looking to undermine your system. In most cases, these apps are perfectly legitimate and necessary for your operations. However, this does present an easy route for malicious elements to infiltrate your system. Hence, the importance of Microsoft 365 security compliance can't be overstated.

Know Your Apps

The first line of defence is knowing exactly what apps have access to your Microsoft 365 backend, both for you and your customers. This may sound like a daunting task, but awareness is key to maintaining a secure IT environment.

As an MSP, it's your responsibility to ensure your customers are aware of what apps have access to their data. It's also important to inform them about the possible risks associated with granting access to unknown applications. This is where Microsoft 365 threat protection comes into play.

Stay Alert and Informed

In order to guard against potential threats, it's essential to have real-time alerts when new apps are added to the system. This enables both you and your customers to verify the nature of the app and whether they are comfortable granting it access to their Microsoft 365. This proactive approach can go a long way in preventing security breaches.

Additionally, generating regular weekly or monthly security reports on Microsoft 365 is an excellent practice. These reports should include a section that details which apps have access to the system. Combining these reports with real-time alerts will ensure robust protection for you and your customers.

What if we told you that MSP Easy Tools has made this process even simpler? Our platform provides real-time alerts and rapid Security, Sharing, and Login reports at the click of a button. These tools ensure that collating this very necessary data is a light task, freeing up your resources to focus on providing the best services for your clients.

Extra Protection with MSP Easy Tools

At MSP Easy Tools, we understand the challenges that MSPs face in managing security risks. To alleviate your worries, we offer done-for-you resources that not only help enhance Microsoft 365 security compliance but also present services in a customer-friendly manner. This approach ensures your customers understand the value of the services you provide, encouraging them to subscribe on a monthly basis.

In conclusion, as the digital landscape continues to evolve, so too do the threats we face. Keeping up with the latest Microsoft 365 threat protection practices is crucial to maintaining a secure environment for you and your customers. By implementing real-time alerts and regular reports, you can keep an eye on app activity and stay one step ahead of cybercriminals.

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