Microsoft Defender for Cloud Apps

Microsoft Defender for Cloud Apps

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Roadmap for Microsoft Defender for Cloud Apps (formerly Microsoft Cloud App Security [MCAS]), which is a Microsoft-hosted service that is part of the Enterprise Mobility + Security (EMS) suite of hosted services. It is designed to help customers discover how third-party cloud applications are being used within their business and potentially control cloud application usage. A reduced functionality edition of the service, Office 365 CAS, is available with premium-tier subscriptions to Office 365.

Roadmap for the Enterprise Mobility + Security suites of subscription services, which include Premium editions of Azure Active Directory, Azure Information Protection, as well as Intune and Microsoft Defender for Cloud Apps (formerly Microsoft Cloud App Security).

Microsoft Cloud App Security is now available for all Government Community Cloud (GCC), GCC High, and Department of Defense (DoD) cloud customers.

Microsoft Cloud App Security (MCAS) is a cloud access security broker (CASB) that is designed to help organizations discover and manage cloud applications accessed by their users and prevent data leakage.

This Webinar discusses Microsoft 365 hosted management and security services, how well each service protects a given endpoint platform, integration points between Microsoft 365 services and potential pitfalls of partial licensing.

Most Microsoft 365 services offer different capabilities, depending on the platform being managed. Each of the seven reports in this kit examines the capabilities that a different Microsoft 365 service offers to each platform it supports.

The set of features offered by Microsoft Defender for Cloud Apps is largely consistent across the platforms it is used with. Windows 10 Enterprise offers the broadest capabilities, but require licensing additional services.

Government customers in the US receive a limited set of Enterprise Mobility + Security suite features.

Conditional access can vet devices and users against governance standards to establish secure and limited access to applications, but license compliance is challenging.

Chart describes the three categories of security services included in Microsoft 365 E5 Security and related suites.