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Office 365 Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) safeguards your organization against malicious threats posed by email messages, links (URLs), and collaboration tools. ATP includes:
ATP is included in Office 365 E5; however, ATP Plan 1 and ATP Plan 2 are each available as an add-on for specific subscriptions. To learn more, see Feature availability across ATP plans.
To leverage Microsoft's Advanced Threat Protection, it’s essential to know about the strengths of its threat intelligence, especially in the antiphishing space.
The popularity and wide-spread use of Microsoft Office 365 are its weakness.
Why does Microsoft fall victim to phishing attacks that get past Advanced Threat Protection and Exchange Online Protection (EOP) for Office 365?The reasons have nothing to do with any particular Microsoft failure, but much to do with the widespread use of Office 365. Because Office 365 is the most used platform, it is also the most attacked. This creates strengths and weaknesses in Advanced Threat Protection.Organizations should use Microsoft as a primary security provider and layer additional security solutions from third-parties that have more tailored AI, security that is invisible to hackers, and comprehensive reporting.Knowing this, Advanced Threat Protection empowers Office 365 admins to use the platform responsibly and optimally.
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