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Microsoft Office 365: Edge-style sandboxes to prevent attacks

MicrosoftThese days it is being held in Orlando, Florida Microsoft's Ignite conference. The company presented a lot at the conference new features and add - ons in cloud its services, which are mainly aimed at protection of data of users.

One of the additional security features is Application Guard which promises to enhance the protection of its users Office 365. Application Guard is the sandboxing tool that Microsoft had designed for the Edge browser. The job of this tool is to isolates documentsin order to prevent possible malware code spreading and damaging the entire system.

"You will be able to open an unreliable Word, Excel or PowerPoint file in a virtual container. Changes to any unreliable document can be viewed, printed, edited and saved OfficeSaid Rob Lefferts, a key executive at Microsoft. "If the unreliable file is malicious, the attack is limited and the machine is not affected. "

Microsoft will offer more potential detection tools threats administrators who will notify them if they detect attempts to attack or steal accounts in Office 365. New additions will include a set Advanced Threat Protection of warnings violation and malware automatic detection tools.

Also, new options will be added to Advanced Threat Protection for Microsoft Defender. Administrators will receive more alerts to help detection and removal in cloud applications, installed by users without administrator approval. Microsoft says these new security features will do what they promise "just one click"So that administrators can disable unauthorized services quickly and easily.

In addition, managers will have an experts-on-demand at their disposal service through ATP, which will assist in security surveys and evaluations.

Another tool, which will receive additional features, is the evaluation tool Secure Score, which will have more design and reporting options.

As for the service Azure, Microsoft has decided to offer the service Sentinel to all of them users. Azure Sentinel allows administrators to better identify possible attacks.

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