TechEd 2014: Protect Your Data in SharePoint Online and OneDrive for Business Image Credit: Microsoft

TechEd 2014: Protect Your Data in SharePoint Online and OneDrive for Business

At this year's TechEd 2014 North America conference that's being held in Houston, Texas this week, Microsoft announced two different enhancements will help organizations move their businesses to the cloud without having to compromise security for their on-premises and cloud environments.

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Beginning in June, existing Data Loss Prevention capabilities in Exchange will now be expanded to include documents stored in SharePoint Online and OneDrive for Business for Office 365 E3 enterprise customers. The expansion well help to ensure prevent sensitive sharing inside and outside the organization.

Starting in July, Microsoft will start deploying new encryption technology for Office 365 business customers to ensure that every file stored in SharePoint Online and OneDrive for Business is encrypted with its own key for highly secure content storage.

If you've been keeping up with our reports on SharePoint Pro, then you'll know that the announcements emerging from TechEd this week have been heavily focused on providing enhancements and functionalities to help organizations move to the cloud in a way that eases the complexities and worries that's been traditionally associated with implementing an effective cloud strategy. You can read more about these announcements in, "TechEd North America 2014: New Azure Features Aim to Put IT Pros' Trust in the Cloud."

Stay tuned for more information emerging from TechEd this week, along with exclusive interviews on SharePoint Pro!

 

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