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 July 9, 2024

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

Varonis for Microsoft 365 Copilot provides essential security controls to enhance your Copilot deployment and continuously secure your data after rolling out the tool.

Key features include:

  • Limiting Access: Control sensitive data access to prevent unintentional exposure.
  • Monitoring Prompts: Keep an eye on Copilot prompts in real-time.
  • Detecting Abuse: Identify any misuse or abnormal behavior.

Additionally, Varonis offers a free Copilot Security Scan to assess your data security risks and provide actionable recommendations. We'll give you a summary of your Copilot data security risks, as well as actionable recommendations for a successful Copilot deployment, so you can confidently embrace the power of AI while maintaining security and compliance.

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

What should I do now?

Below are three ways you can continue your journey to reduce data risk at your company:


Schedule a demo with us to see Varonis in action. We'll personalize the session to your org's data security needs and answer any questions.


See a sample of our Data Risk Assessment and learn the risks that could be lingering in your environment. Varonis' DRA is completely free and offers a clear path to automated remediation.


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