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The Ever-Changing Threat Landscape

With smart devices transforming the way we work in a mobile-first, cloud-first world, managing identities & devices, protecting information and operating in an ever changing ‘attack’ landscape presents considerable challenges.

GCI see the biggest threats to today’s enterprises as the twin challenges of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the Bring-Your-Own-Device phenomenon (BYOD).

General Data Protection Regulation:

The new General Data Protection Regulation comes into force on May 25th 2018, requiring every business handling personal data to meet stringent new requirements or face hefty fines. Significantly, organisations will have an obligation to perform data erasure in response to individuals exercising their ‘right to be forgotten’ – that is, the right to withdraw their consent to you storing or using their personal data.

Bring Your Own Device:

Mobile devices are transforming the world of work. This presents a massive opportunity for companies large and small. Companies must embrace change and drive innovation to succeed in the evolving business and IT landscape. People want the freedom to work anywhere, at any time. They want to use a range of devices – whether personal or corporate – through which they expect easy and secure access to all their applications and data.

Your Organisation’s Challenge is Considerable:

 

 

Enterprise Mobility and Security Image

Keeping corporate data secure is vital. But the statistics are surprising:

Security Statistics

Introducing GCI’s Enterprise Mobility and Security Managed Service

GCI offers EMS as a fully managed service. We will work with you to define and deploy your requirements for identity, mobile device, mobile application and PC management. GCI also assist with cloud-based file tracking, classification and encryption, and we will determine how your day-to-day support will be managed with a simple per-user, per-month charging structure.

The five parts of the EMS ecosystem and their headline functions and benefits are detailed below:

Azure Active Directory Logo

Your organisation can use Azure AD to improve employee productivity, streamline IT processes, improve security and cut costs in many ways.

GCI will manage users, groups, passwords, devices, apps and directories.

Improve your application security with Azure AD multifactor authentication and conditional access.

 

 

Microsoft Intune Logo

Offers mobile device management through the cloud with integrated data protection and compliance capabilities.

Protect corporate data by restricting access on unenrolled or non-compliant devices based upon policies set by the administrator.

GCI create & configure your domains, manage licences, deploy polices & apps.

 

 

Azure Information Protection Logo

Helps classify and label data at the time of creation:

Classification labels and protection are persistent, traveling with the data regardless of where it’s stored or with whom it’s shared.

Users can choose to revoke access to the document in the event of unexpected activity.

 

 

Advanced Threat Analytics Logo

Takes information from multiple data-sources from logs and events in your network to learn the behaviour of users and other entities in the organisation and build a behavioural profile about them:

Detects threats fast with behavioural analytics and adapts as quickly as malicious hackers.

Helps you zero in on the right alerts and reduce false positive fatigue.

 

 

Cloud App Security Logo

A comprehensive service that provides deeper visibility, comprehensive controls, and improved protection for your cloud applications.

Helps you extend the visibility, auditing, and control you have on-premises to your cloud applications.

Builds on the broader Microsoft security platform, providing you with Enterprise-grade integration.

 

Some Key EMS Benefits Include: