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Preparing for the next wave of ransomware attacks

Preparing for the next wave of ransomware attacks

Last month’s massive ransomware attack affected several thousand organizations including UK’s National Health Service, FedEx, as well as many small- and medium-sized firms. According to news reports, the ransomware, known as WannaCry, infected over 300,000 machines across 150 countries.

How to protect yourself from VoIP eavesdropping

How to protect yourself from VoIP eavesdropping

Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) has become the telecom tool for businesses. Since calls are transmitted via the internet, VoIP often costs less than traditional phone services, and its sophisticated call routing features enable employees to communicate anytime, anywhere, and from any device.

Why your business needs email encryption

Why your business needs email encryption

Despite advancements in instant messaging and voice chat technology, email still reigns supreme when it comes to office communications. It is, after all, our most intuitive platform for sending, archiving, and retrieving messages quickly and efficiently.

How to Reduce Cloud Security Risks

How to Reduce Cloud Security Risks

Although there’s no denying the value of cloud computing, many businesses are still hesitant when it comes to making the migration. Data security tends to be the greatest concern of all since, by definition, you don’t have as much control over where your corporate and customer data is stored and the security around it.

Which Office 365 plan is right for your business?

Which Office 365 plan is right for your business?

Businesses looking to migrate to Microsoft Office 365 have plenty of options. They must choose between Business and Enterprise subscriptions, and between those service families they have to decide on Business Essentials, Premium, Enterprise E1, E3, and E5.

Choose the wrong one, and you may end up with a plan that doesn’t add value to your company at all, and nobody wants that.

What can you do with SharePoint?

What can you do with SharePoint?

What can you do with SharePoint?
Everyone is familiar with applications like Microsoft Word and Adobe Photoshop. But when it comes to Microsoft SharePoint, many business owners have different notions about what it’s used for. Some employ it primarily as a file sharing solution, while others use it to create websites.

How unified communications supports disaster recovery

How unified communications supports disaster recovery

From natural disasters to cyberattacks, businesses in Atlanta have seen their fair share of disasters. In fact, earlier this year, Delta Airlines suffered another huge computer outage that grounded at least 300 flights.

Although a disaster recovery plan is indeed essential for surviving these catastrophes, you must be able to communicate throughout the recovery process to increase your chances of success.

How to achieve compliance in the cloud

How to achieve compliance in the cloud

Cloud computing simplifies collaboration, application deployment, and data storage. But when it comes to data compliance, the cloud introduces a new level of complexity.

Compliance is a broad topic that covers government initiatives such as the Sarbanes-Oxley Act and HIPAA, as well as industry-created standards like PCI-DSS. These frameworks dictate how organizations should manage and protect data.

Be careful of what you sync to your Office 365 account

Be careful of what you sync to your Office 365 account

With the widespread adoption of cloud computing, security experts are concerned about the growing trend of ransomware in the cloud as well as ransomware on-premise. While ransomware typically holds local devices hostage, advanced strains of malware are targeting cloud-based productivity suites like Office 365 to hit more users working with valuable data.

How to tell whether your systems have been hacked

How to tell whether your systems have been hacked

In the early days of cyberattacks, many hackers were eager to brag about their nefarious achievements by defacing websites or running programs that said “You’ve been owned.” These days, attackers are far more subtle and use a variety of exploitation tools that often take weeks to detect.