Microsoft Security Workshops

As a Microsoft partner, we offer security workshops for eligible organisations that use Microsoft cloud technologies including Azure, Microsoft Dynamics, and Microsoft 365.

The Microsoft Cloud Accelerator for Microsoft 365 programme is designed to show you the possibilities available to secure your Microsoft 365 estate using native and purpose-built cyber security solutions. One of our Trustmarque Microsoft cyber security experts will host the workshops and cover a range of areas across your IT estate to meet your cyber security requirements.

Cyber Security workshop

On completion of the Cloud Accelerator for Microsoft 365 programme Security Workshops you will:

Improve your cyber security posture

Secure your users devices and apps

Identify any data compliance risks

Future proof your security set up

Security, Compliance, & Identity Workshops

The Security, Compliance, and Identity Workshops are designed to assist you in conducting effective discussions with your customers about their baseline and advanced security and compliance strategy, priorities, initiatives, and key influences.

Take an exploratory look into how an E5 extension can bring advanced security to your organisation’s Microsoft 365 and Azure environments. The workshops will demonstrate how you can secure and protect your users and data using all the features available in the Microsoft 365 E5 step up. We will also show you how to make the most of your current Microsoft 365 licensing, to ensure costs are controlled and the value of extending to E5 to meet your security and compliance obligations.

Microsoft 365 focussed workshops

The Discover Sensitive Data Workshop will show you examples of potential privacy and regulatory risks contained within your organisation’s data. The workshop will discuss how you can remediate risks through Microsoft 365 E5 license activated technologies.

Workshop topics include:

  • Uncovering data risks in your environment
  • Demonstrate benefits of mitigating risk through data-driven analytics and visualisation
  • Identifying compliance solutions in Microsoft 365 that reduce privacy and regulatory risks and help meet your compliance expectations
  • Highlight the features of Microsoft 365 E5 for advanced security and compliance
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The Manage and Investigate Risk Workshop demonstrates instances of potential data leaks and data theft within your Microsoft environments. Through this workshop, we can help you identify deviations from common corporate policies using Microsoft 365 E5-associated technologies.

With the Manage and Investigate Risk Workshop, you can:

  • Uncover risky user activities in your environment
  • Discover privacy, policy, and regulatory risks, by evaluating user communication inside your organisation
  • Help you better understand, prioritise, and mitigate the identified privacy and regulatory risks
  • Highlight the features of Microsoft 365 E5 for advanced security and compliance
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The Securing Identities Workshop assesses the maturity of your identity Microsoft estates. Using Secure Score and application discovery tools, we can help you gain visibility into your current identity estates, and work with you to define clear next steps and the best ways to mitigate risks.

Workshop deliverables include:

  • Identity your security posture rating
  • Visibility of the apps used in your environments and how to enhance access and security
  • A clear understanding of situations where identity might be compromised and remediation steps
  • Actionable recommendations and next steps for improved migration and governance
  • The path to passwordless authentication (Optional)
  • How to enhance Conditional Access with endpoint compliance (Optional)
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The Threat Protection Workshop will walk you through the volume and complexity of your identities, data, applications, devices, and infrastructure, and show you how secure your organisation is.

Topics include:

  • Understanding customers’ security goals and objectives
  • Identifying security threats using a Microsoft 365 E5 trial
  • Providing an overview of the Microsoft Security end-to-end story
  • Showcasing product capabilities through newly designed rich demos
  • Developing joint plans and recommending next steps

You can also try Microsoft Defender for 1 month for free.

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Azure focussed workshops

The Azure Sentinel Workshop provides you with an overview of Azure Sentinel along with insights on active and real-time threats to your Microsoft 365 cloud and on-premises environments.

Workshop topics include:

  • Showcasing the Azure Sentinel experience
  • Identifying active threats across identity, email, and data, both on-premises and cloud environments
  • Demonstrating automated response to threats
  • Gathering the information, you need to build a business case for a production deployment of Azure Sentinel
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The Hybrid Cloud Security Workshop will provide visibility into immediate threats and vulnerabilities across your Azure, on-premises, and multi-cloud environments, and how we can support you to improve your security posture in the long term.

Workshop topics include:

  • Using Azure Defender to identify active threats on targeted hybrid workloads
  • Demonstrating investigation and response to threats
  • Discovering vulnerabilities on existing hybrid workloads and explaining how to reduce your attack surface area
  • Providing guidance for production implementation of Azure Security Centre, including Azure Defender
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How it works

The Microsoft Cloud Accelerator programme workshops are designed by Microsoft and delivered by Trustmarque to cover different aspects of cyber security for your Microsoft 365 estate and are tailored to your needs. The workshops have different focuses but follow a similar methodology, these are:

Microsoft Trustmarque security workshop


We will work with you to understand in detail about your priorities, initiatives, strategic objectives, and the key influences on your security strategy.


Knowing the current and potential threats to your IT environment across email, identity, and data is essential. We work with you to uncover any vulnerabilities.

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In an interactive session, we will introduce you to Microsoft 365’s security and compliance vision and their methods to integrated compliance.

Customer Immersion Experience

Customer Immersion Experience

The Customer Immersion Experience will allow you to explore Microsoft’s compliance solutions in a virtual “sandbox” environment populated with data, files, personas.

Recommendations and next steps

Using the outcomes from the workshop we will recommend solutions you could use to meet your organisation’s identified risks and compliance needs. The findings from the workshop will help guide a future roadmap and define actionable next steps and a practical timeline.

Funding & eligibility

The basic eligibility criteria are set out in the table below, if you are unsure then please contact your Trustmarque Account Manager. Please note that all funding is at Microsoft’s discretion and may change at any time.

Funding and Eligibility
Funding eligibility

If you do not meet the eligibility criteria, the workshops are still available to you but at a cost. Contact us to discuss your circumstances and options.

Why Trustmarque?

We understand that for most organisations’ security today isn’t straightforward. Our experts will help you simplify the inherent complexity of cyber security and ensure that you find and implement the right solutions for you.

With over 20 years of experience, we have built a well-established, award-winning, customer focussed cyber security team. They know that our customers are at different points in their security evolution, and achieving your desired state isn’t a one size fits all approach.

Factors like digital transformation, increased volume and sophistication of attacks, compliance obligations, and overall appetite for risk make your security challenges unique to you. Trustmarque’s portfolio of cyber solutions and strategic partner relationships mean we can deliver professional services, technology and 24×7 UK-based managed services to meet every one of your organisation’s cyber security needs.

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Find out about funding and how to access your Microsoft security workshop

Contact your Trustmarque Account Manager or complete the form below stating the workshop you are interested in, and someone will be in touch.

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