Office 365 has more than 60 MILLION ACTIVE MONTHLY USERS, and adoption of the platform is increasing—for good reason. It allows organizations to reduce infrastructure and costs related to licensing and maintenance, while expanding storage efficiencies. Additionally, Office 365 empowers workforces to operate from anywhere and from any device, while increasing scalability and business continuity.
However, moving from an on-premise Active Directory (AD) to a cloud-based directory, like Office 365’s Azure AD, still gives some decision makers pause for a common reason—security. As we know, security breaches can negatively impact a company’s bottom line (and damage a company’s reputation).
In 2016, research by the Ponemon Institute, found that the average cost of a data breach was $4 million per incident.