Chorus attain third Microsoft Security Advanced Specialisation

Microsoft Security Specialisation award

We are thrilled to have been awarded our third Microsoft Advanced Specialisation in Security for Information Protection & Governance. This achievement adds to our two other Security Advanced Specialisations in Threat Protection and Identity & Access Management.

 

How do partners attain an Advanced Specialisation?

Advanced Specialisations are the level above a Microsoft Gold Competency to show deep expertise and experience within specific Microsoft service areas. Microsoft describe them as a PhD, compared to a master’s degree.

To attain these Advanced Specialisations, we must:

  • Hold Microsoft Gold Security competency
  • Have at least six members of staff passing the relevant Administrator exams for the Advanced Specialisation
  • Meet high performance thresholds, that show proven experience in successfully delivering the relevant Microsoft workloads (such as Azure Active Directory, Microsoft Information Protection, Microsoft 365 Defender).
  • Have three approved customer references
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What does it mean to our customers?

These Specialisations help to show our proven expertise and experience in:

Information Protection & Governance – Showing our capabilities with Microsoft’s compliance and governance solutions, such as Microsoft Information Protection, to help organisations adopt robust information lifecycle management and governance.

Threat Protection – Proving our expertise in Microsoft’s advanced threat protection solutions within Microsoft 365 Defender. We help organisations adopt Microsoft 365 E5 Security to implement a modern Zero Trust security model to better protect against today’s threats.

Identity & Access Management – Demonstrating best practice adoption and implementation of Azure Active Directory for robust identity protection and access management, which is particularly vital with identity being a key cornerstone of modern Zero Trust protection.

By working with a Microsoft partner that holds Advanced Specialisations, customers have the confidence that they are working with an organisation that has proven capabilities that have been verified and approved by Microsoft.

Working with Chorus

We are Microsoft specialists providing transformative IT and cyber security services. These specialisations show our commitment to cyber security and our expertise in Microsoft’s advanced security technologies. We’ve recently written a Q&A to explain why we believe Microsoft’s security solutions are market leaders, which you can read here.

If you are looking for a security or compliance partner to help you with your Microsoft journey, please get in touch today.

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