Microsoft 365 copilot is here and will be available to the general public starting in November. It is certain to drastically ramp up productivity for those who choose to embrace it. However, many are wondering how they prepare your team for the secure adoption of Copilot. In the material below, we aim to establish the foundation you’ll need to confidently put Copilot into service.

Establish a Zero Trust Architecture

When preparing to harness the power of Microsoft Co-Pilot, applying a Zero Trust Architecture is pivotal to ensuring secure productivity. This strategic move ensures that data access within your environment is granted only to authorized users, guaranteeing robust security.

A Zero Trust Architecture will shield your environment from potential malicious threats by harnessing extensive security capabilities:

  • Managing and securing identities
  • Defending against threats on a multitude of platforms
  • Data protection throughout your ecosystem

Altering your infrastructure may appear challenging, which often discourages companies from fully embracing a Zero Trust security architecture, but the rewards are tremendous. As a result of implementing Zero Trust, your company will be more secure and better able to withstand attacks allowing your team can move forward confidently with Copilot.

Leverage Modern Endpoint Management

Embracing modern endpoint management solutions is important for positioning your business to use M365 Copilot for a variety of reasons:


Streamlining endpoint management helps your IT team work more efficiently. With fewer tools and processes to manage, they can focus their time and effort on higher-value tasks, such as optimizing the Microsoft 365 (M365) environment, enhancing security, and providing better support to end-users.

Enhanced Security:

Modern endpoint management can help improve your business’s security posture. M365 Copilot assists in applying security rules to all devices. It also helps in identifying and managing security risks more effectively. Additionally, it ensures that all devices are kept up to date with the latest security fixes.

Unified Control:

A modern endpoint management approach allows you to have a unified view and control over your devices and applications. This centralized approach simplifies troubleshooting, updates, and security enforcement, making it easier to maintain a consistent and secure IT environment.


As your business grows, managing an increasing number of endpoints can become challenging. Management solutions like M365 Copilot are designed to scale with your organization, making it easier to add new devices and users without significant IT overhead.

Integration with Microsoft 365:

M365 Copilot is designed to work seamlessly with the Microsoft 365 suite of applications and services. Placing a focus on endpoint management within the Microsoft ecosystem allows for better integration between productivity tools, security features, and management capabilities.

Embrace Collaboration

Using Microsoft 365 apps and empowering employees can help your business be more productive with Microsoft 365 Copilot. This approach creates a cohesive and familiar digital environment where employees can seamlessly collaborate, communicate, and access their work from anywhere. By encouraging the use of productivity apps such as Teams, Outlook, and other Microsoft 365 tools, your business sets the stage for a smooth integration with Copilot, as these apps are designed to work harmoniously within the Microsoft ecosystem.

Furthermore, this strategy promotes efficient workflows, enhances communication, and supports remote work, all of which are essential for modern businesses. It also enables automation of routine IT tasks and provides valuable data and insights into your organization’s IT environment. Combined with Microsoft 365 Copilot, which can optimize and secure your Microsoft 365 ecosystem, this collaborative and productivity-focused approach ensures that your business is well-prepared to harness the full potential of these tools for increased productivity and streamlined IT management.


In conclusion, as we eagerly anticipate the arrival of Microsoft 365 Copilot in November, it’s clear that this innovative solution has the potential to revolutionize productivity for organizations that embrace it. To prepare your team for a secure and successful adoption of Copilot, there are key pillars to consider.

First, establishing a Zero Trust architecture is paramount for robust security. This approach ensures that data access is granted only to authorized users, safeguarding your environment against potential threats.

Second, modern endpoint management is essential. It enhances efficiency, strengthens security, provides unified control, and scales seamlessly with your growing business. Integrating Copilot within the Microsoft 365 ecosystem optimizes productivity tools, security features, and management capabilities.

Lastly, by embracing collaboration and empowering employees with Microsoft 365 productivity apps, you create a cohesive and flexible work environment. This not only enhances productivity but also streamlines IT management. Combined with Copilot’s capabilities, it positions your business for increased productivity and ensures you’re well-prepared to maximize the potential of these tools.

As the era of Copilot approaches, these foundational steps will set your business on the path to elevated productivity and success.


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Andrew Reade

Andrew Reade

Andrew is our Digital Marketing Manager and oversees web-based marketing strategies and content creation for the organization. As a marketing veteran, Andrew has worked with organizations of all sizes in a diverse group of industries, from Risk Management to Transportation. Joining the organization in 2021, Andrew is based in Mobile Mentor’s Nashville, TN office.