Category: Office 365 Security

Security Awareness Training across an SMB Organization

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security awareness training for smb

Despite all the technological solutions to any problem in today’s world, there is always the human-factor to consider. The best technology cannot account for the actions and specifically the mistakes that humans can make which may totally undermine the solution that technology provides. This is especially true in the world of security. The best security defenses can be totally compromised by a single individual making the wrong decision, either accidentally or knowingly.

When considering a fully featured and well thought out security plan, the human factor is an extremely important part of the equation, and arguably just as important as the technology component of the solution. In this article, we will take a look at cyber security awareness across an SMB organization.

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Top Ransomware Attacks in the Cloud in 2018

Top Ransomware attacks in the Cloud in 2018

There is certainly no shortage of cloud security concerns for businesses today. There are constantly new headlines, blog posts, statistics, and other information pointing to the fact that security breaches, malware, ransomware, data leak events, phishing and other security concerns are not going away. In fact, they escalating as attackers are getting more proficient with delivery mechanisms and new ways of infiltrating networks and end user systems. The stakes today are higher than ever before. Data is driving business for most organizations who utilize technology to carry out normal business operations. Unlike only a decade or so ago, the number of businesses who don’t utilize technology for some type of business-critical operation is few and far between.

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Prevent Phishing Attacks in G Suite and Office 365

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prevent phishing attacks in g suite and office 365

Security threats are among the most alarming concerns for IT professionals and C-level executives alike. In one major security breach, a company can literally be taken out of business, depending on the nature of the breach and the data that was exposed. There are many different types of security vulnerabilities and concerns that organizations today need to be aware of, however, some of the most successful types of compromising techniques used by threat actors are often the most basic and traditional methods that have been used for years.

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Ultimate Compliance Guide for Public Cloud

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ultimate compliance guide for public cloud

There are many incredibly interesting and fast-moving currents in the public cloud movement for information technology landscapes today. The digital landscape for the enterprise is continuing to become more cloud-centric and complex, with hybrid networks extending between on-premises and public cloud and even between public clouds. This is creating multi-cloud environments, spanning public cloud vendors and often numerous on-premises sites. Data is becoming more centralized to cloud, instead of on-premises. This is creating exciting opportunities for innovation and agility. However, cloud infrastructure is creating complexities when it comes to the world of security and compliance regulations.

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Office 365 Admin Best Practices

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Office 365 Admin Best Practices

Businesses are quickly moving business-critical systems, data, services, and other roles to the public cloud. Public cloud environments are becoming increasingly powerful, with new features and functionality being added regularly. Microsoft’s Office 365 public cloud is an extremely popular and feature-rich cloud offering that provides numerous capabilities to businesses wanting to migrate resources from on-premises to the public cloud.

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Closing Office 365 Security Gaps with Spinbackup

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Closing Office 365 Security Gaps with Spinbackup

As discussed in the previous post concerning Office 365 Security Concerns, while Microsoft has made strides in the realm of security in Office 365, gaps in security still remain. Businesses today still cite security concerns as one of the major reasons they have either not adopted cloud as an option for business-critical resources or they are slow to adopt public cloud resources and services. Microsoft has introduced interesting security integrations in Office 365 that have lessened the security gaps found previously.

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Office 365 Backup. The Cost of Data Loss

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Office 365 backup.The Cost of Data Loss

Data is at the very heart of today’s businesses, both large and small. In the past, the criticality of data was more of a concern for larger corporations. In today’s data-driven world, even small business revenue, including “mom and pop” operations and SMB markets is driven by data and technology. So many businesses today are utilizing technology to make business operations more efficient, accurate, and to lower the head count required to carry out business-critical operations. More and more businesses across the board are moving their data-centric operations to the public cloud. Public cloud has revolutionized the way businesses of every size are thinking about IT infrastructure and where their data is stored, processed, and archived.

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Top 7 SaaS Security Gaps for SMBs

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Top 7 SaaS Security Gaps for SMBs

The use and prevalence of Software-as-a-Service in today’s modern IT infrastructure is undergoing strong adoption. Organizations today are housing business-critical services such as Email and Data storage to popular Software-as-a-Service offerings from the likes of Microsoft’s Office 365 and Google’s G Suite. These powerful SaaS offerings allow businesses to have access to premiere services and offerings that would otherwise be complex, difficult, or unable to be implemented on-premises.

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How Banks Can Enhance Security of Office 365 and G Suite

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How Banks Can Enhance Security of Office 365 and G Suite
The move to the cloud has been somewhat of a foregone conclusion among most businesses today. The services and products that are offered by public cloud vendors often provide solutions that would otherwise be financially or technically unattainable by businesses building out similar infrastructure on-premises. Public cloud has tremendous advantages for many business use cases. Various industries are taking advantage of the public cloud to host many different business-critical services such as email and file storage. However, there are other services housed in public clouds today that can enhance business productivity and collaboration.

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Ultimate Office 365 Backup Guide

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Office 365 Backup Guide

Microsoft Office 365 is arguably a leader in the realm of Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solutions today. Many organizations are migrating their business-critical services and data resources to Office 365. It provides enterprise-level services and features that allow businesses to host some of their most mission critical infrastructure from a service perspective, in the public cloud. This is all done on top of Microsoft’s world-class infrastructure that is protected by high availability mechanisms which are simply unattainable for most organizations. Additionally, Microsoft provides a familiar face to the public cloud. Microsoft has been the premier vendor for most infrastructure software and business applications in on-premises enterprise environments for decades now.

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