How do you navigate the complexity of cybersecurity with a simplified approach?

Discover how the EY-Microsoft Alliance simplifies cybersecurity to transform with trust, reliance and resilience.

Our EY team of strategic advisors and technical professionals, paired with enabling technologies help to ensure that your organization has the right tools and practices to protect itself in an ever-changing world. Whether you're at the beginning of your cybersecurity journey or well on your way, our consistent methodology encompassing assessment, design, implementation, value realization, and ongoing optimization through our unique IP, client-tailored solutions and managed services help ensure that you stay ahead of threats and are well-positioned for success.

In the following articles, we examine the challenges and opportunities confronting CISOs today and explore proactive, holistic approaches to strengthen your organization's security posture. Uncover these insights and more.

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The sprawl of security tools is unsustainable. A journey toward a simpler cybersecurity portfolio that creates a more secure enterprise is crucial.

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Embracing a platform approach reduces costs and transforms regulatory compliance into an opportunity for valuable reporting and enhanced accountability.

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A billion-dollar wake-up call: Examine the intricate challenge of facilitating cross-border data access while mitigating risks among regulatory uncertainty.

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How do you manage the complexity of cybersecurity with a simplified approach?

The EY-Microsoft Alliance simplifies cybersecurity to transform with trust, compliance and resilience.

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Navigating the growing complexity of cybersecurity with a simplified approach.

Cyber threats are skyrocketing, and the security landscape is transforming rapidly. In an era where transformative technologies such as IoT, AI, 5G, the metaverse, and quantum computing converge with trade wars, complex supply chains, hacktivism, and ransomware, a fresh perspective is needed to safeguard your digital enterprise.

Many organizations squander significant portions of their IT and security budget on redundant, underperforming, and complex security tools; understanding the ecosystem of solution options and enhancing the portfolio becomes crucial levers for delivering greater value to the business.

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Organizations are under constant attack and the time to detect and respond is unacceptably slow. Among CISOs and the C-suite, only one in five consider their cybersecurity effective today and well positioned for tomorrow.


cyber incidents and four breaches on average occur annually.


take six months or longer to detect and respond to an incident.

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Is your greatest risk the complexity of your cyber strategy?

The EY 2023 Global Cybersecurity Leadership Insights Study shows how leaders are bolstering defenses while creating value. 

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How to get more for your security dollars                                        

In this episode of the EY Microsoft Tech Directions podcast, we discuss the benefits of simplifying security and how best to spend money doing so.

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EY and Microsoft

EY innovative award-winning technology consulting services and solutions are infused with powerful Microsoft knowledge and technologies. Our credentials draw on decades of demonstrated successful implementations, capabilities and technical certifications. We confidently meet the rigorous requirements to help companies quickly develop and implement optimal data-driven strategies and solutions across their organization and sectors.

  • Microsoft US Security, Compliance Partner of the Year (2023)
  • 2023 Microsoft Excellence Identity Trailblazer Award Winner
  • EY named Global Microsoft Security Partner of the Year (2022)
  • More than 20 years of developing industry leaders in cybersecurity
  • 63 cyber centers globally across 150 countries
  • More than 7,000 full-time information and cybersecurity subject-matter resources

EY professionals have attained 6 solutions partner designations and 6 advanced specializations on Microsoft technology by demonstrating a wide range of successful implementations, capabilities, and technical competencies.

EY solution designations include:

  • Business Applications
  • Data and AI
  • Digital and App Innovation
  • Infrastructure
  • Modern Work
  • Security

EY advanced specializations include:

  • Analytics on Microsoft Azure
  • AI and Machine Learning in Microsoft Azure
  • Adoption and Change management
  • Kubernetes on Microsoft Azure
  • Windows Server and SQL Server Migration to Microsoft Azure
  • Low code Application Development

EY industry recognition includes:

  • Forrester – The Forrester Wave: Microsoft Business Application Services, Q4 2021
  • IDC – 2021 Leader Worldwide Microsoft Implementation Services
  • Gartner – 2021 Leader for Data and Analytics Service Providers

Microsoft has recognized EY with the following awards:

  • 2020, 2021 and 2022 Global Advisory Partner of the Year
  • 2022 Global AI Partner of the Year
  • 2022 Global Security Partner of the Year
  • 2022 Global Power Automate Partner of the Year
  • 2022 Global D365 Sales Partner
  • 2020 Global Financial Services Partner of the Year
  • 2020 Global Energy Partner of the Year

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