Trend Micro offers a free tool for Office 365

The Security Assessment Tool can be used free of charge and regardless of the security solutions currently in use. Channel partners who want to offer the service to their customers also receive extensive customization options. After registering through a simple web interface, the email security tool analyzes the email inboxes connected to Office 365 for existing cyber threats such as malware, malicious URLs, phishing emails, and business email compromises. Tries. The results are summarized in a detailed report.

Email security: Report provides an overview of the security status

In a second step, all potentially affected endpoints can be scanned using the Trend Micro Anti-Threat Toolkit. Finally, the user receives a further, consolidated report, in which all findings are summarized. This enables IT managers to get a comprehensive overview of the status of email security and the associated endpoints.

Current data show how important security is in this area: According to the Cloud App Security Report, Trend Micro blocked in 2019 12.7 million high-risk email threats for its customers who use cloud-based email services such as Office 365. Trend Micro's second level of defense intercepted threats that were not detected by the built-in security features.

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In the Cloud App Security Report 2019, Trend Micro examined the email threats. (Graphic: Trend Micro)

Extensive functionalities for channel partners

The use of the Security assessment tools is free of charge and independent of the security solutions currently in use. In addition, the service is fully GDPR compliant and companies can have their data deleted at any time. Alternatively, the deletion takes place automatically after 30 days.

Channel partners can also use the tool to enable their customers to easily assess their level of security. Trend Micro offers you extensive customization options such as the option of white labeling with your own logo and the creation of an individual URL. About a special one Dashboard partners are also informed about the use of the security assessment by their customers.

With over 30 years of security expertise, global threat research and ongoing innovation, Trend Micro provides protection for businesses, government agencies and home users. Thanks to the XGen security strategy, the solutions benefit from a cross-generational combination of defense technologies. (sg)

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