Securing Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations: Know where to start

November 13 2019

Cybersecurity risks scare some of the toughest people in the industry. When Microsoft took to the cloud with its ERP platforms, the market sent mixed reactions. Some business leaders were thrilled with the new direction, and investors cheered the subscription model and its potential to boost Microsoft’s bottom line. However, the technical teams were much more hesitant about challenges that the cloud potentially posed.

For many, the cloud was perceived as a technology that increases an enterprise's vulnerability to attacks. Microsoft not only needed to defend its platform, it needed to fend off cloud critics, too. As we can see today, Microsoft managed to assert itself in the cloud-based ERP space. Let's look at how Microsoft has reassured the Dynamics ecosystem and emerged with positive momentum in its cloud business model.

Vulnerabilities in the cloud business model

When talking of security, it is important to understand vulnerabilities from a holistic standpoint. First, let us talk of the inherent security vulnerabilities that the Dynamics platform has inherited as a cloud-based solutions and how Microsoft mitigated them.

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