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Varonis Accelerates the Secure Adoption of Microsoft Copilot for Microsoft 365

Integration lays the foundation for secure and compliant deployment of Microsoft Copilot for Microsoft 365.
Rob Sobers
1 min read
Last updated April 9, 2024
Varonis + Microsoft

We are thrilled to announce that Varonis and Microsoft forged a new strategic collaboration to help organizations safely harness one of the most powerful productivity tools on the planet — Microsoft Copilot for Microsoft 365.

Together, Varonis and Microsoft are helping organizations confidently roll out AI while continually assessing and improving their Microsoft 365 data security posture behind the scenes before, during, and after deployment. So you can trust your AI rollout is secure and compliant — and stays that way.

Better together

IT and security teams want to ensure that excessive permissions, collaboration links, and mislabeled files won't lead to unintentional data exposure when they deploy Microsoft Copilot for Microsoft 365. We take that concern off the table so users can enjoy the power of Microsoft's AI immediately.
David Bass, Varonis EVP of Engineering and Chief Technology Officer

The security model for Copilot for Microsoft 365 relies on a user's existing Microsoft 365 permissions to determine which files, emails, chats, notes, etc. can be used to generate AI responses. These information protection capabilities give you the tools to know your data, protect your data, and prevent data loss.

Complementing Microsoft 365's built-in data protection features, Varonis provides customers with other options in how to manage and optimize an organization's data security model, preventing data exposure by ensuring only the right people can access sensitive data at all times.

Varonis' integration gives customers the added security and compliance controls necessary to quickly and confidently adopt Microsoft Copilot for Microsoft 365.
Anat Gil, Partners Lead, Microsoft South-East Europe

Assess your Microsoft Copilot for Microsoft 365 readiness

Available on Azure Marketplace, the Varonis Data Security Platform's deep Microsoft 365 integration helps security teams continuously:

  • Quantify their Microsoft 365 data security posture in real-time

  • Discover and classify data at scale (including AI-generated content)

  • Apply Microsoft Purview Information Protection labels required for effective data loss prevention (DLP)

  • Enforce least-privilege access controls

  • Monitor sensitive data activity and alert on abnormal behavior

  • Find and archive stale, risky data

Ready to ensure a secure Copilot for Microsoft 365 rollout? Request a free Copilot Readiness Assessment or start your journey right from the Azure Marketplace.

What you should do now

Below are three ways we can help you begin your journey to reducing data risk at your company:

  1. Schedule a demo session with us, where we can show you around, answer your questions, and help you see if Varonis is right for you.
  2. Download our free report and learn the risks associated with SaaS data exposure.
  3. Share this blog post with someone you know who'd enjoy reading it. Share it with them via email, LinkedIn, Reddit, or Facebook.

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