Office 365 Security Concerns

Microsoft has come a long way in providing security for Office 365 customers looking to bolster office 365 security.

Microsoft Office 365 is one of the most powerful business productivity suites housed in the public cloud today. Many businesses today are either already running business-critical services and applications in Microsoft’s Office 365 environment or they are considering the move from on-prem to public cloud by way of Office 365. Office 365 certainly touts some really great benefits for organizations looking to move to the public cloud. As with any technology solution used for business today, it must be scrutinized for any potential security risks.

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Cloud Migration Guide: Migrating from G Suite to Office 365

 organizations may choose one public server provider over another when comparing Google G Suite and Microsoft Office 365

In the last two posts on cloud migration, we have talked at some length about migrations from on-premise environments to public cloud environments. First, we discussed the scenario of migrating from on-premise to the Google G Suite public cloud, why organizations choose G Suite, and some of the challenges that are encountered with this move. Next, we looked at the similar scenario involving migrating from on-premise environments to Microsoft Office 365. As shown, both migrations will offer challenges to organizations who are familiar with managing and configuring traditional infrastructure.

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Office 365 Migration Guide

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PART II

In the first part of the Office 365 Migration Guide Migrating from On Premise to Microsoft Office 365, we looked at the features and services that often attract organizations to choose Office 365 as a migration target for public cloud. Microsoft has certainly architected a powerful and fully featured solution for organizations in the Office 365 offering. Office 365 builds on top of the very familiar Office suite of products that most enterprise environments have been using for years. This trusted and well-known platform provides one of the key reasons that many organizations choose Office 365 for public cloud – familiarity.

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Google Vault Archiving vs Spinbackup’s DLP

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Google’s G Suite software as a service offering provides organizations with tremendous functionality. Organizations today utilizing Google G Suite are taking advantage of cloud email, calendaring, file storage, and many other features provided by Google G Suite. With the tremendous advantages that moving to the cloud provides, there are also additional manageability issues that come with organizations moving to the cloud. Organizations may find it more difficult to keep a handle on data that exists in the cloud. This can be especially challenging when it comes to archiving data and any requests for that data that may come due to a legal issue that is presented.

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G Suite for Education. Top Benefits for School G Suite Administrators

G Suite for Education. Top Benefits for G Suite Administrators

G Suite administrators with organizations today are looking at how they can most efficiently carry out IT operations, including delivering of services to end users. Most are looking at cloud-based solutions to deliver on current IT infrastructure and service demands. This is not limited to corporate environments but also includes today’s educational institutions. When it comes to education environments, Google’s G Suite for Education provides tremendous benefits that allow IT administrators in the education realm to transform the way services are delivered to campuses and streamline the administration and technology utilized to deliver those services.

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G Suite Security Best Practices: Data Loss Prevention (DLP)

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Organizations today who already have a presence in the public cloud, or that look to have a public cloud presence in the near future, have to take G Suite security very seriously. Today’s modern businesses with digital resources have to be concerned with data security that exists not only on premise, but in the public cloud. G Suite administrators need to follow certain security best practices to ensure that the data and identity resources living in the public cloud are secure.

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G Suite for Education Backup and Security

G Suite for Education Backup and Security
G Suite for Education backup and security should be taken seriously as GSFE (formerly known as Google Apps for Education) puts creative, nimble, and flexible learning at the center of the educational experience.

The global higher education system has expanded over the last 15 years in traditional and new markets. The ideas of equity, responsiveness, diversity, and institutional accessibility lie at the heart of this transformation process.

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G Suite Security. Best Practices for Ransomware Protection

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There is arguably no greater threat in today’s data security scene than ransomware. Over the last few years, ransomware became one of the most formidable adversaries to enterprise security and to most organizations’ business-critical data. With recent news headlines, ransomware is constantly plaguing businesses by corrupting their critical data, or by taking down critical systems that can greatly impact business continuity. One misconception about cloud storage is that data in the public cloud is immune to ransomware infection. This is indeed a dangerous idea for organizations to entertain! In this part of the G Suite administrator security essentials discussion, we will take a look at protection against ransomware in the public cloud and why this is extremely important. Also, we will take a close look at how Spinbackup is able to provide key protection against ransomware in Google G Suite environments.

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Migrating from On Premise to Microsoft Office 365

Migrating from On Premise to Microsoft Office 365

Cloud Migration Guide. Part I

Businesses moving to the public cloud today look for powerful solutions that allow them to be more mobile, agile, and technology progressive than keeping infrastructure only in on-premise datacenters. There are certainly many options available to organizations today. Organizations comparing different public cloud vendors have to consider and weigh out the services offered as well as the cost for those services as one cloud provider may align more closely to the business needs and objectives than another cloud provider.

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