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The Office 365 Service Trust Portal (STP)

The regulatory compliance and business risk landscape is continuously evolving. At Microsoft, we appreciate our customers’ need to understand the Office 365 architecture and compliance with regulations to help them evaluate moving to Office 365. We also know you need to understand how we keep your data secure on the service on an ongoing basis.

Insights from this portal help you evaluate how Office 365 maintains compliance with your regulatory requirements and how you can mitigate the risks with moving to Office 365.

Through the STP you can get direct access to a wide variety of compliance reports and trust resources, including:

  • Office 365 SOC 1 / SSAE 16 / ISAE 3402 Independent Audit Reports
  • Office 365 SOC 2 / AT 101 Independent Audit Report
  • Office 365 ISO 27001 (including 27018 controls) Independent Audit Report
  • Various compliance reports, such as Office 365 Information Security Management System (ISMS)
  • Various GRC and Trust resources, such as whitepapers, FAQs, security assessment, risk assessment and other reports that will help you perform your own risk assessment

You can access the STP through the URL

First Thing to do is to choose your Region and Industry your tenant belong to as below


Now you can select the compliance report and trust documents , for your industry and region as below

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Source: Office Blogs

The new Office 365 Admin Center Preview

Microsoft is improving the experience of the Office 365 Admin Center so that it is more delightful to use, by making it more intuitive, informative, scalable and insightful.

The Office 365 Admin Center Preview has started rolling out on 17th September,2015  to customers who have opted into First Release as well as some of our small business customers.

If your Office 365 subscription has the new Office 365 Admin Center enabled, you would need to sign in to the Office 365 Admin Center with your Office 365 administrator credentials. The preview to the new Office 365 Admin Center can be accessed in the banner at the top of the Office 365 Admin Center dashboard

Not all the features are available yet. To access features that are not yet available in the preview, simply go back to the classic view of the Office 365 Admin Center by selecting the link at the top of Admin home in the new Office 365 Admin Center Preview.

Help for the new Office 365 Admin Center Preview is available at

Source: Office Blogs

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