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Published: 31st May 2023 | In: Insights

Identity is the new perimeter in a cloud-facing world. Gone are the days where security meant getting through an external firewall and using VPNs to access any company data. Now, cloud technology gives us the freedom to access content on any device, anywhere, and at any time.

What remains ubiquitous is the mechanism for gaining access – an identity. To most of us, that’s our unique username or email address. With the explosion in cloud technology, especially with an almost universal, overnight migration to remote working in nearly all industries, consideration must be given to how to keep these cloud-facing identities secure, and what can be done to ensure companies can still allow ease of access to the right people but keep the bad guys from getting their hands on company data.

Our identity services

Quorum Cyber offers several identity-focused services to promote and fully utilise modern authentication methods. Quorum Cyber is a 100% Microsoft-focused partner, and so all these services take advantage of the latest Microsoft Entra capabilities.

Identity Threat Detection and Response

It starts with our Identity Threat Detection and Response (ITDR) assessment, where we take a snapshot of how exposed your current identity systems are to compromise and make recommendations on quick wins you can implement to stay safer. This could include making recommendations for where two Conditional Access policies might be at odds with each other, or highlighting where there may still be legacy authentication protocols being used. Recommendations will be clear, concise and ranked in order of criticality.

Privileged Identity Management

We also offer tailored services to implement various identity security and governance systems, such as Privileged Identity Management (PIM), preparing organisations to move to passwordless authentication and implementing Access Reviews and Access packages.

Entra Permissions Management

Finally, we can get your environment onboarded with Entra Permissions Management, Microsoft’s Cloud Infrastructure Entitlement Management (CIEM) solution. Our team of experts will work with you to assess your current permissions management needs and configure Entra Permissions Management to meet those requirements. We’ll help you discover, remediate, and monitor permission risks for any identity or resource across your multi-cloud infrastructure, including Azure, Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Google Cloud Platform (GCP). With our help, you’ll be able to automate least privilege policy enforcement consistently and prevent data breaches caused by misuse and malicious exploitation of permissions.

Rounding up

Identity has become a cornerstone of cyber security for any organisation in every industry. Equipped with Microsoft’s market-leading tools we can help you to secure your identity-based security as part of your cyber security strategy. Reach out to us when you’re ready to get started.