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Office 365 records management and compliance is an integral part of any information governance strategy. Microsoft has added some features recently that make this process a little easier for any organization. Below are these features as outlined in a recent Office blog post.
As part of the Office 365 Security and Compliance Center, this dashboard provides you immediate access to:
The Audited Controls feature in Service Assurance helps you to understand how Office 365 protects your data by detailing:
The Compliance Reports and Trust Documents provide you independent audit reports, deep-dive white papers and FAQs that are relevant to your geography and industry. Service Assurance helps you to stay secure and compliant with an “end-to-end” view of controls implemented by you as well as by Microsoft. For controls owned by you, it provides actionable implementation plans for relevant features that help you to implement these controls and manage your risks.
As mentioned at the beginning of this post, Office 365 records management and compliance is an important piece of the information governance puzzle. The bigger key, however, is ensuring all of your organization's data is being properly governed.
There are a lot of models, knowledge and expertise surrounding this topic and unfortunately, many common roadblocks to a successful information governance program. A good first step for any enterprise is to truly evaluate their current information governance environment including Office 365 records management, SharePoint and Outlook compliance, network file shares as well as third-party cloud storage and line-of-business applications.