Security & Compliance

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How to Secure and Control the Use of Documents

To help you determine the level of security you have and need, here are three layers to consider: Microsoft 365’s built-in security features, additional security options that enhance what Microsoft offers out of the box, and advanced security options to address the needs of regulatory requirements like HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) and CMMC.

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One Simple Step to Minimize Cyberwarfare Attacks

As tensions rise between Russia and Ukraine, so does fear of cyberwarfare. China also has a record of penetrating its adversary’s systems. But there are closer threats than foreign influence operations.  Some threats even come from sources that advise you to keep your guard down because cyberattacks “are not that serious.”  We understand it is …

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How To Make an IT Planning Checklist: Here’s What’s Important

Do you have an IT Planning Checklist? Are you keeping track of developing IT? We can talk through these questions to get a clear idea of why certain items should be in your plans for 2022. We will quickly mention four key areas, and then, if you are up for it, we will go into more detail.  It would be best if you started with your infrastructure because that is the base of …

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How to Optimize Your Microsoft 365 Business Premium Security Features

Now that you’ve purchased Microsoft 365 Business Premium for your organization, let’s look at what comes with this bundled subscription. Microsoft 365 Business Premium combines a few other subscriptions: Microsoft 365 Business Standard, Enterprise Mobility + Security E3, Microsoft Defender for Office 365, and Windows 10/11 Pro.    Note that Microsoft 365 Business Premium licenses per user. Some of the features and services are tenant-wide; however, any user taking advantage of the features or services must have the same license or equivalent of that …

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Here’s What You Need to Know About Phishing

What is phishing? And why is it dangerous? Read on to find out.   The first widely known phishing attack occurred in 1996 when hackers breached aol.com. The perpetrators sent a phishing email, an email that attempts to solicit personal information, to aol.com email users. The email urged users to verify their accounts and provide billing information. Unfortunately, many aol.com users …

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