JBS Launches Managed Security Service for Azure Advanced Threat Protection, Completing Service Line-Up for All Microsoft 365 E5 Security Products
Japan Business Systems, Inc. (Head Office: Minato-ku, Tokyo; Representative: Yukihiro Makita, President; hereinafter “JBS”) launched Managed Security Service for Azure Advanced Threat Protection (hereinafter "MSS for Azure Advanced Threat Protection"), a total support service for cyberattack countermeasures that utilizes the functions of Azure Advanced Threat Protection, a security solution for Microsoft Japan’s cloud platform Microsoft Azure, on February 4, 2020.
Characteristics and Merits of This Service
When contacting customers after detecting an alert, in addition to the Azure Advanced Threat Protection analysis results, JBS also provides selected information from the knowledge that JBS has accumulated as a long-time Microsoft partner. This makes it easier for the customer’s system personnel/security personnel to determine whether it is necessary to respond to the alert and contributes to reducing the burden of security operations.
The service of MSS for Azure Advanced Threat Protection contains the following.
- Monitoring and identifying alerts and swiftly narrowing down threats (extraction of malicious activity)
- Reporting the investigation results and recommended response items to the customer and supporting the customer’s incident response
- Elimination (responding to false positives)
- Recurrence prevention (policy reflection, etc.)
Compatible with All Microsoft 365 Enterprise E5 Security Products
JBS has been providing comprehensive managed services for the series of modern workplace security products included in Microsoft 365 Enterprise E5 since November 1, 2018. With the launch of MSS for Azure Advanced Threat Protection this time, JBS has made the provision of managed security services possible for all Microsoft 365 Enterprise E5 Security products.* JBS aims to reduce customers’ operational burden and improve their IT environment security level at an even higher level than previously.
*All Microsoft 365 Enterprise E5 Security products
- Microsoft Defender Advanced Threat Protection
- Azure Active Directory Identity Protection
- Microsoft Cloud App Security
- Office 365 Advanced Threat Protection
- Azure Advanced Threat Protection
Microsoft Japan gave JBS the following endorsement for this announcement.
Microsoft Japan wholeheartedly welcomes the release of Managed Security Service for Azure Advanced Threat Protection by JBS.
In the current situation in which companies’ internal business processes are shifting to clouds, a hybrid cloud and on-premises environment exist at many companies. With the increase of cyber security risks, it is essential to counter behavior that will lead to wrongdoing in hybrid environments as well.
With the launch of JBS Managed Security Service for Azure Advanced Threat Protection, we hope that security measures for safe cloud usage will be promoted without impacting companies’ convenience and speed of business.
Going forward, Microsoft Japan will continue to contribute to the business success of customers through public awareness activities regarding cyber security along with JBS and other partners.
Group Senior Manager
Partner Business Development Group
Microsoft Co., Ltd.
Going forward, JBS will support companies’ cloud usage from a security aspect harnessing its strong partnership with Microsoft Japan, experience as a long-time partner, and knowledge in managed services, and provide an environment for customers to realize their digital transformations.
Reference: What Is Azure Advanced Threat Protection?
Azure Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) is a cloud-based security solution that leverages your on-premises Active Directory signals to identify, detect, and investigate advanced threats, compromised identities, and malicious insider actions directed at your organization.
Reference: JBS Managed Security Services for All Microsoft 365 Enterprise E5 Products
First round: Managed Security Service for Microsoft Defender ATP (Launched November 1, 2018)
Microsoft Defender ATP realizes enhanced security for Microsoft’s Windows 10 client PCs. JBS operates the product on the customers’ behalf, supporting security enhancement and damage reduction to customers’ assets.
Second round: Managed Security Service for Azure Active Directory Identity Protection (Launched on February 12, 2019)
Azure Active Directory Identity Protection realizes enhanced security for IDs, which can provide a gateway for malicious attacks. JBS operates the product on the customers’ behalf, supporting security enhancement and damage reduction to customers’ assets.
Third round: Managed Security Service for Microsoft Cloud App Security (Launched on May 7, 2019)
Microsoft Cloud App Security is a service that monitors and controls dangerous cloud-usage within a company. JBS operates the product on the customers’ behalf, supporting security enhancement and damage reduction to customers’ assets.
Fourth round: Managed Security Service for Office 365 Advanced Threat Protection (Launched June 21, 2019)
Office 365 Advanced Threat Protection (Office 365 ATP) is a security product that can provide wide and deep protection against a wide range of targeted attack e-mails. JBS operates the product on the customers’ behalf, supporting security enhancement and damage reduction to customers’ assets.
Fifth round: Managed Security Service for Azure Advanced Threat Protection (Launched February 4, 2020)
Azure Advanced Threat Protection detects and analyzes unauthorized activity relating to credentials such as users, computers, and resources within an organization, and also detects and analyzes malicious attacks. It provides support that enables organization administrators to take swift action.
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