Microsoft Cybersecurity Assessment

Akins IT

Develop a strategic cyber plan, identify common threat scenarios and understand how Microsoft Security capabilities can improve your cyber posture and mitigate risk.


Human-operated Ransomware and data leaks from insider threats are two of the most prevalent security risks that organizations are facing. Over 98% of these attacks can be prevented by having basic security hygiene processes and solutions in place. How aware is your organization of the policies and activities that can help to strengthen your cybersecurity posture?

Improve your security awareness with a Cybersecurity Assessment

Organizations today are addressing security threats from numerous locations while having to work with multiple stakeholders both within and outside of their organization to maintain compliance with various industry and regional regulations. Get a jump start on improving your security posture, with Microsoft Security solutions, by scheduling a Cybersecurity Assessment.

About the assessment

  • Identify a baseline of your organization’s cybersecurity policies
  • Use Microsoft Security workloads included in Microsoft 365 to generate an overview of areas of focus.
  • Map your baseline and assessment scan results to common threat scenarios.
  • Develop joint plans and next steps.

We can help you develop a strategic plan customized for your organization and based on the recommendations of our Microsoft security experts and using the Microsoft security workloads that are included in Microsoft 365. Gain awareness of the current state of your security aligned to industry benchmarks, and support on how to remediate vulnerabilities and upgrade your security posture for the long term.

Objectives and outcomes

This assessment is designed to help you understand the importance of security and how to protect your organization from potential threats. We will also discuss the latest security threats and your organization can stay aware and ahead of the curve. By attending this engagement, you can:

  • Engage in hands-on activities to help you gain an understanding of common threat scenarios using Microsoft Defender Vulnerability Management and Microsoft Threat Intelligence.
  • Walk away with actionable next steps for how to use and get started with Microsoft Defender for Endpoint, Microsoft Secure Score, and Microsoft Purview Insider Risk Management to provide ongoing risk identification and remediation and drive usage and value from your investment in Microsoft 365.
  • Get a documented status of organizational defenses against common threats using Microsoft Secure Score and Microsoft Defender Vulnerability Management.
  • Better understand how to accelerate your security journey using the latest Microsoft security tools in Microsoft 365 such as Secure Score and Microsoft Defender family of products.

What to expect and deliverables

During this assessment, we’ll partner with you to strengthen your organization’s approach to cybersecurity. We’ll help you better understand how to prioritize and mitigate potential attacks, with:

  • Using Microsoft Defender Vulnerability Management gain insights into common cybersecurity threats and the impact they can have on business operations such as ransomware.
  • Using Microsoft Secure Score get an analysis of your organization’s alignment to common cybersecurity goals and improvement actions designed to help strengthen your posture against human operated ransomware and data leaks from insider threats.
  • Visibility into to your endpoint health and Microsoft 365 data using scans from Microsoft Defender Vulnerability Mangement, Microsoft Purview Insider Risk and Microsoft Defender for Cloud Apps.
  • Long-term recommendations from Microsoft experts about your security strategy, with key initiatives and tactical next steps using Microsoft 365.

At a glance