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Certain legal firms, understandably concerned about insecurity in a cloud-based environment, avoid exposing their customers' confidential data to the internet, preferring to keep it on-premises on servers and server-based apps. Who is to say, however, that on-premise servers are more secure than cloud-based servers? When even enormous corporations with massive IT resources are hacked, no computer is completely secure. Except one that is not linked...

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Let’s go back to the basics. Businesses have used computers and servers to improve processes and increase performance for as long as we can remember at this point in time. Software was installed locally on an employee's own computer in the average office setting with no further thought to it. This conventional strategy, however, is faulty because individual computers have limited system resources, and the...

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Employees around the world are working remotely full-time during the COVID-19 pandemic. Many are turning to applications like Zoom to meet online. Unfortunately, cybercriminals see this trend as a new opportunity to attack people for profit. Therefore, you must protect these platforms so your company is safe from costly and embarrassing security breaches.  Common video conference attacks:  Video Bombing: This involves uninvited guests disrupting your meetings. They may show inappropriate images, shout...

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Ever since the outbreak of COVID-19, our need to work remotely has increased due to both the recommendations from the government and medical professionals. Asking employees to shift to remote work arrangements can be difficult, especially for organizations that do not have remote work already rooted in their cultures. One of the largest challenges in managing remote workers is guaranteeing effective and proficient communication. The Office 365 platform...

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CLOUD STORAGE OR LOCAL STORAGE, WHAT WORKS BEST FOR YOU?

Over the past several years, cloud technology has become very prevalent because it allows businesses and individuals to access their data on-demand from virtually anywhere. Cloud storage certainly offers benefits to many businesses; yet, some businesses are finding that local storage is a more effective solution. Before we begin, we should be clear about the differences between these two types of services. Cloud storage is the...

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It hasn’t taken long for mobile devices to take over society and our workplaces. Someone is using a smartphone, tablet, or laptop everywhere you look. This is especially true for the employees. Though mobile devices certainly improve efficiency, they also bring plenty of new considerations in terms of privacy, security, and general management. Mobile Device Management (MDM) Solutions Technology experts are implementing MDM solutions in response to...

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If you're not using the OneDrive cloud storage feature built into Windows 10, you're missing out. It's taken a few years, but Microsoft has meticulously developed OneDrive into a solid, reliable, immensely useful service that gives you 5GB of cloud storage for free; if you have an Office 365 account, you get a terabyte of online storage with your subscription. For those of us who use...

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HARNESS THE POWER OF THE CLOUD

Microsoft’s cloud based Office 365 offers businesses the office applications of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Publisher and OneNote, file storage and sharing of 1TB per user, along with world class email, calendar and contacts. Skype, IM, HD video conferencing and corporate social networks combine with digital storytelling tools to deliver a true ‘solution in a box’. Would you business benefit from...

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10 WAYS TO STAY SAFE AGAINST RANSOMWARE AND OTHER ADVANCED THREAT

It is truly alarming how everyone—individuals, small businesses, right up to global corporations—is now a target for ransomware, phishing, and advanced persistent threats. A successful attack can be terribly costly, and not just financially. Brand reputations—and professional reputations—can be damaged beyond repair. But there is a lot you can do to reduce the risk. Here are our top 10 tips for preventing ransomware, phishing, and APT...

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