Symantec Web Security Service to Azure and Office 365
Yesterday, Symantec partnering with Microsoft to bring its Symantec Web Security Service to Azure and Office 365. The company believes this will make it easier for people to adopt a hybrid cloud infrastructure and can proactively protect themselves against cyber threats. Because, it integrates with various MDM (mobile device management) solutions and authentication systems, and is capable of checking user content for data loss prevention purposes, with compliance controls. Symantec senior vice president and CIO Sheila Jordan said :
“Symantec and Microsoft continue to share a commitment to online security. Through our efforts, we are bringing world class security solutions to Azure to help customers realize the speed, flexibility and capacity of cloud computing while staying protected against today’s evolving threats.”
Executive vice president, Microsoft Cloud and Enterprise Group Scott Guthrie further said :
“The collaboration between Microsoft and Symantec brings together advanced network security and intelligent cloud infrastructure, Symantec’s full suite of security and compliance controls complement our broad set of Azure security solutions to provide customers with an ideal, trusted cloud platform.”
It is also expected that, the Microsoft company could get Symantec’s Web Security Service for there upcoming cloud platform projects. Because, currently Symantec company is the only company that giving its services to mostly active projects of various organizations.