Microsoft 365

Two new versions of Office were announced last week, a consumer 2021 version and Office LTSC (Long-Term Servicing Channel) for commercial customers. This next Office is for those that are not ready to make the move to Microsoft 365. Both will be available later this year for Windows and macOS. Similar to Office 2019, this release is designed for companies and individuals unable or unwilling...

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cloud backup

Data loss prevention (DLP) should never be taken for granted, especially with your business’s Office 365 account. A good way to protect your Office 365 data is with a cloud account from a managed services provider (MSP). Another Layer of Data Protection Trusting data security to another company, even a mega-company, could be a mistake. Protecting data is essential for the purpose of business continuity. With Office 365 backups, you can...

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Multifactor Authentication

Who has access to your business’s network? At first glance, the answer may seem simple: your employees. However, if your business is one of many that does not use multifactor authentication (MFA), you may be unintentionally exposing your employees’ accounts to hacking attempts.  MFA is a method of authentication that requires users to provide one or more additional proof of identity besides their password. The goal...

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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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