Advanced Threat Protection for Email


The University of Pittsburgh relies on a layered approach to security. No single process or technology is sufficient to secure the University’s environment. Instead, we have a robust series of security controls that operate at different layers and perform different tasks. A threat that manages to circumvent one control is likely to be thwarted by a control in another layer.



Microsoft Advanced Threat Protection adds another layer to our existing security controls. It is designed to protect against “advanced persistent threats.”

What is an Advanced Persistent Threat?
What can be done to protect against Advanced Persistent Threats?
How does Advanced Threat Protection work?
Frequently Asked Questions


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