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Microsoft (Office) 365 Licensing Guide For DoD Contractors

Choose the right Microsoft 365 licensing for your compliance needs

When licensing Microsoft (Office) 365 for an organization – especially Government Contractors, it is essential to understand the various types of licensing and how it impacts your compliance with various government cyber security requirements such as:

This licensing guide covers: 

checkmark_redEnterprise Licensing

checkmark_redMobility and Security Licensing

checkmark_red M365 GCC High Licensing

Depending on your IT Security policies you may require licensing that exceeds these recommendations. Additionally, this guidance is only meant for organizations focused on meeting NIST 800-171 and CMMC 2.0 Level 2  guidance for non-federal information systems. 
This does not address ITAR requirements or any needs that may require DISA Security Requirements Guide Impact Level 4 environment such as the Microsoft Office 365 US Government Community Cloud tenant.

Simply want to know if Microsoft 365 GCC or GCC High is right for your organization? This page should help.
Significant Updates (August 2021) :
  1. Microsoft Defender for Identity and Defender for Endpoint now available as a standalone license

  2. Defender for Endpoint Server license available

  3. PowerApps Portal Login T1 & T2 licenses now available

  4. Microsoft 365 F5 Security + Compliance Add On licenses now available


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