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Multi Factor Authentication – The New Normal

Multi Factor Authentication - The New Normal
Multi-factor Authentication... This is a pain - I have to put my password in and THEN I get to answer a text and enter a code? OR I have to press another button OR approve a connection???
Why should I use Multi Factor Authentication ?
It's simple - this is by far the best way to stop a hacker from accessing your account - EVEN IF they get your username and password.

Password Management Best Practice

Password Management Best Practice
Employees can be a company’s great asset, but they remain the weakest link in terms of cyber security.  An online security survey conducted by Google identified that a whopping 65% of people use the same password for multiple or all accounts.

Syncing Dynamics 365 User Permissions with SharePoint

Syncing Dynamics 365 User Permissions with SharePoint
Nowadays, it seems that most companies are using more than one business application. Each application has its own unique features and provides value to different departments. To improve user adoption, some of the applications are likely integrated with one another.

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Microsoft Security Updates February 2020 – Release Notes

Microsoft Security Updates February 2020 – Release Notes
Microsoft’s February security updates releases include updates for the following applications:
• Microsoft Windows
• Microsoft Edge (EdgeHTML-based)
• Microsoft Edge (Chromium-based)
• ChakraCore
• Internet Explorer
• Microsoft Exchange Server
• Microsoft SQL Server
• Microsoft Office and Microsoft Office Services and Web Apps
• Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool
• Windows Surface Hub

This link has the full list of what updates are included : ADV200003

The following links have FAQs with additional information about the named update, along with any known issues or special steps to complete the installation.

Data security: Prevent insider threats

In the healthcare industry, 58% of data security incidents begin with an inappropriate action carried out by someone within the affected organization. Although the percentage isn’t as high among other industries, it’s still something you can’t afford to ignore.

What is a Priority 1 Outage?

WHAT IS A PRIORITY 1 OUTAGE?
Within a managed service provider, the words "we have a priority 1" creates an immediate sense of urgency and a call to arms.  A priority 1 outage means a client is experiencing a loss of service.  We sit up straight and come to attention because our client has lost access to a technical service that allows them to conduct their day to day business.

Five Security Solutions to Protect Your Organization from Cyber Attacks

Five Security Solutions to Protect Your Organization from Cyber Attacks
Your organization is under attack! Cyber crime is a global business, and the cyber criminals profit by preying on organizations that are not prepared to defend themselves.
Did you know…

There is a ransomware attack every 14 seconds
1/2 of all cyber security attacks are targeted at small businesses
Most small businesses go out of business within 6 months of a cyber attack
The cyber crime economy has grown to $1.5 trillion / year

I'm assuming that your organization already has the security basics in place like firewalls, antivirus & backups.

5 Tips for securing your email account

Email is one of the best things the internet has made possible. We use email to signup for websites, apply for jobs, make payments, and many more. But email users also run the risk of account hijacking, malware attacks, and other cyberthreats. To secure your email accounts, follow these crucial tips.

What exactly is proactive cybersecurity?

Most managed IT services providers (MSPs) promise proactive cybersecurity consulting. Businesses large and small embrace the idea of preventing cyberattacks and data breaches before they happen, and MSPs themselves would much rather brainstorm safeguards than troubleshoot time-sensitive downtime events.