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Asia’s digital connectedness has made it a growing target for cybercriminals. This research note looks at what Microsoft is doing from a product, services, and partner standpoint to help enterprise customers defend themselves.


  • Microsoft, as the de facto productivity tool and operating systems standard for many organizations, has therefore stepped up its war on cyberthreats. The tech giant spends over $1bn per year on cybersecurity research and development.

Features and Benefits

  • This research note analyzes what cyberthreats Asian companies are open to.
  • This research note evaluates what Microsoft is doing to help its customers fight cyberthreats in Asia Pacific.

Key questions answered

  • What drivers are feeding cybercriminal activity in Asia today?
  • What is Microsoft building in cybersecurity in Asia and how is it doing this?

Table of contents

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  • Summary
  • Microsoft acts to mitigate risks for its customers
  • Many firms are still reactive in their approach to cybersecurity
  • Moving firms towards a proactive security posture
  • Ovum’s take


  • Further reading
  • Author

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