Microsoft’s AccountGuard – An asset for non profits

AccountGuard is a service provided by Microsoft that is designed to help protect the email accounts of political campaigns, government agencies, and non-profit organizations from cybersecurity threats. The service includes advanced threat detection and notification, as well as cybersecurity education and best practices.

If you are a non-profit organization, AccountGuard can help you protect your email accounts from a range of cyber threats, including phishing, malware, and other forms of cyber attacks. Some of the key benefits of AccountGuard include:

  1. Advanced threat detection: AccountGuard uses machine learning and artificial intelligence to detect and respond to advanced cyber threats. This can help you identify and address potential cyber attacks before they cause significant harm.
  2. Real-time threat notifications: If AccountGuard detects a potential threat to your email account, it will send you a real-time notification so you can take immediate action to protect your account.
  3. Cybersecurity education and best practices: AccountGuard provides resources and best practices to help you and your staff better understand cybersecurity risks and how to prevent them.
  4. Access to Microsoft security experts: AccountGuard provides access to Microsoft’s security experts, who can help you address any cybersecurity issues and provide guidance on how to improve your overall security posture.

To be eligible for AccountGuard, your non-profit organization must meet certain criteria, including being a non-profit organization, having a public interest mission, and having a minimum number of email accounts. You can learn more about the eligibility requirements and sign up for AccountGuard on the Microsoft website.