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Microsoft Offers AccountGuard Threat Notification Service to Health Care Providers


Microsoft has made its threat notification service available for free to hospitals, clinics, medical device, pharmaceutical and life sciences companies, clinicians and other health care providers offering front-line services during the COVID-19 pandemic. AccountGuard is designed to monitor threat actors targeting personal email accounts and enterprise mailboxes and send alerts to users to help them counter cyber attacks, Tom Burt, corporate vice president for customer security and trust at Microsoft, wrote in a blog post published Tuesday.

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Microsoft Form Now Available to Government Users via Office 365

Microsoft is offering its questionnaire tool to government users to help the public sector solicit input, gather customer feedback and manage activities. The Microsoft Form online application, now available via Office 365 U.S. Government, allows users to create surveys, polls and other forms of questionnaire documents, Anqi Du, program manager at Microsoft, said in a blog entry posted Tuesday.

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Microsoft to Launch Chat-Based Workspace for US Government Cloud Users

Microsoft is scheduled to roll out on July 17 a chat-based workspace designed to help government cloud users communicate, collaborate, manage tools and access files. Chantal De Menezes, a senior product marketing manager at Microsoft, wrote in a blog entry posted June 28 that US Government Cloud Community customers will have access to the Microsoft Teams hub by …

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General Dynamics to Help Air Force Implement Cloud Enterprise Platform

General Dynamics‘ information technology business has received a $9 million sole-source contract to help the U.S. Air Force implement a cloud services environment. The Cloud Hosted Enterprise Services infrastructure is designed to provide the military branch access to Microsoft Office 365 services and additional services from Amazon Web Services, Oracle and SAP, General Dynamics said …

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Symantec Obtains FedRAMP Authorization for Cloud-Based Email Security Service

Symantec has received certification from the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program to offer a cloud-based email security service to government agencies. Chris Townsend, vice president pf Symantec’s federal business, wrote in a blog entry posted Tuesday that the Symantec Email Security Service-Government offering works to help users protect messages delivered via Microsoft Office …

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