Allowing employees to work away from the office seamlessly and securely is important for many organizations to save on office space, hire and retain employees who are unwilling to relocate, and reduce employee commuting, leaving them with more time to be productive and for stress-reducing activities outside of work. Remote working, also known as teleworking, can span a spectrum that includes: Employees that are occasionally away from the office for conferences or client meetings.Some employees that work remotely full-time. A fully remote organization in which there is no office and all employees are remote.To support remote workers, Microsoft 365 Enterprise combined features rich tools to enables your remote workers in a highly collaborative way, such as: Online meetings, dial calling and chat sessions.Shared workspaces and files with global accessibility and real-time collaboration. Shared tasks, calendars and workflows to divide up the work and get things done.For strong security, Microsoft 365 Enterprise includes: Enforced authentication requirements, detecting and responding to high-risk sign-ins, and blocking selected apps and non-compliant devices. Encrypted connections and digital assets in the cloud.Permissions to define who can do what with files.Data loss prevention (DLP) to prevent leakage of highly regulated data.To meet these criteria for remote workers, use the following Microsoft 365 Enterprise features: User identity and sign-in security Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) user accounts with multi-factor authentication (MFA) Conditional Access policies to require MFA for risky sign-ins Collaboration platforms Microsoft Teams, SharePoint, and One Drive, with which remote workers can schedule and attend online video-based meetings and work on the same documents at the same time Secure access to resources Groups and permissions for Teams, SharePoint sites, and OneDrive so that only authenticated and permitted users have access Protection for leaked files DLP policies Sensitivity labels for encryption and permissions that travel with files Device management and security with Microsoft Intune Enrollment for managed devices App settings for personal devices Device and app policies Productivity apps for devices Microsoft 365 Apps for enterprise apps for collaborative experiences with Teams, SharePoint, and OneDrive Windows 10 Enterprise Comprehensive security features to protect against cyberattacks and prevent data leakage Access to on-premises apps Organizations that have hybrid identity can use Azure AD Application Proxy instead of virtual private network (VPN) connections
Empower remote workers is the new normal!