Office 365 Security & Compliance Center

The Office 365 Security & Compliance Center is your one-stop portal for protecting your data in Office 365. Most smaller businesses won't need to use the Office 365 Security & Compliance Center. It's here for businesses who have data protection or compliance needs, or want to audit user activity in their organization. Use the Office 365 Security & Compliance Center to manage compliance for all of your organization’s data across Office 365. You can manage eDiscovery searches and holds, access for mobiles devices, and more. In this article, you can find out how to get to the Security & Compliance Center, and find out where to learn more.

Go to the Office 365 Security & Compliance Center

Before you can use the Security & Compliance Center, you need the right permissions. Your work or school account must either be assigned the Office 365 global administrator role or have been assigned to one or more Security & Compliance Center role groups by a global administrator. For more information about the Office 365 global administrator role, see About Office 365 admin roles. For information on assigning Security & Compliance Center roles to other users, see Give users access to the Security & Compliance Center.

Here's the most direct way to get to the Security & Compliance Center:

  1. Go to https://protection.office.com.

  2. Sign in to Office 365 using your work or school account.

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