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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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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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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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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What is CEO-fraud and How to Protect against It?

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How To Protect against CEO-fraud

Today’s businesses are more technology-centric than ever before. Most companies utilize technology-driven processes and services for day-to-day operations and business-critical systems. Especially when it comes to business communication, everyone is using technology to communicate. Email has been the preferred means of communication in the business environment for decades now and is still utilized heavily to provide communication both inside and outside of the organization.

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How to Implement an Ultimate SaaS Safety Plan

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How can organizations easily implement the required aspects of a SaaS safety plan?

Maintaining the availability to data and services are two of the most important technical feats that businesses today must achieve when protecting business-critical IT infrastructure. For decades, the traditional server backup has been protecting on-premises files, folders, and business applications for SMBs. As digital information and data have become an integral part of business operations for most organizations, protecting these digital resources is a mission-critical task that must be taken seriously.

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API based CASB: How to Address the Cloud Security Gap

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How to address the cloud security gap with API based CASBs

In today’s world of hybrid cloud infrastructures using both on-premise resources as well as public cloud Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) or Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), the security boundary lines are being blurred for organizations taking advantage of public cloud resources. While hosting infrastructure both on-premise and in the public cloud, organizations have to address cyber security concerns as well as enforce compliance of on-premise network security policies with infrastructure that lives in the cloud.

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