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Microsoft is doubling down on security across various Office 365 apps. The company says its Office 365 Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) technology is now generally available in OneDrive, SharePoint, and Microsoft Teams.

Office 365 Advanced Threat Protection is Microsoft preventative security technology. It arrived on the cloud productivity suite in April. The company is now expanding it to more services within Office 365.

The solution is design to stop zero-day exploits before they can corrupt a machine. It is currently available in Office 365 Enterprise E5 and Office 365 Education A5, and it can also be used on Exchange and Office 365 subscription plans.

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Enabling Office 365 Advanced Threat Protection gives organizations the ability to protect against malicious content.

It brings analytic information to organizations, allowing them to see insights and trends on security across a company. This includes malware and spam that comes into the organizations.

“Examples of file activity signals include anonymous, company-wide or explicit sharing, or activity from guest users,” Microsoft says. “Threat feeds that Office 365 Advanced Threat Protection leverages include known malware in email or SharePoint, Windows Defender/Defender ATP detections, suspicious or risky logins or other indicators of irregular file activity within your tenant.”

Office 365 ATP integration

IT admins configure and control Office 365 ATP through Security and Compliance Center. By bringing the solution to SharePoint, OneDrive, and Microsoft Teams, customers can now identify files that have malicious content.

In our continued effort to address the modern threat landscape, today we’re announcing General Availability of Office 365 Advanced Threat Protection for SharePoint, OneDrive, and Microsoft Teams.

Examples of file activity signals include anonymous, companywide or explicit sharing, or activity from guest users. Threat feeds that Office 365 Advanced Threat Protection leverages include known malware in email or SharePoint, Windows Defender/Defender ATP detections, suspicious or risky logins or other indicators of irregular file activity within your tenant.”

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