Microsoft 365 Security

The Physics Behind Microsoft 365 Security

Learn how we helped a DoD contractor meet compliance requirements by securing their Microsoft 365 tenant.

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Client Objectives

Being a contractor with the U.S. Department of Defense, the client sought to meet their DFARS 252.204-7012, 252.204-7019, and DFARS 252.204-7020 cybersecurity requirements. The client sought to use their Microsoft 365 GCC High environment for the performance of all DoD related work while also using laptops dedicated to DoD work.

What We did

We configured the customers Microsoft 365 environment (previously only being used for email) to meet the guidelines recommended by the Center for Internet Security. These security controls encompassed Azure AD, SharePoint, OneDrive, Teams, Exchange email, data leak protection, document labelling, DNS entries, Windows 10 security settings, Android security settings, and iOS security settings.

The Result

The customer, after receiving our Microsoft 365 hardening and other NIST SP 800-171 services was now compliant with DFARS clauses 252.204-7012, 252.204-7019, and DFARS 252.204-7020. The customer now has a secure, streamlined, and compliant IT environment.

About the Customer

Acumen Scientific has over 150 combined years of experience in imaging technology and applications with core competence in the infrared. Their expertise ranges from device design and physics to orbiting imagers.

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