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The Challenges of Managing IT Across Multiple Locations

Organizations expand geographically for many reasons, whether to tap into new markets, better serve existing customers, gain needed skill sets, or take advantage of lower real estate or labor costs. An organization’s geographic footprint can expand quickly due to mergers and acquisitions, and more and more employees are working remotely in home-based offices that become an extension of the business.

Microsoft Unbundled Teams from M365. What Should You Do?

Microsoft 365 licensing has always been complex. It just got more complicated.

On April 1, 2024, Microsoft unbundled Teams from its M365 and Office 365 licenses worldwide. The company had already removed Teams from its subscriptions sold in the European Economic Area (EEA) and Switzerland in response to a European Commission investigation into anticompetitive practices.

Evasive and Zero-Day Malware Are on the Rise. Here’s What to Do

Evasive malware is exactly what the name suggests — malware that can continually change its characteristics to avoid detection. And the latest research from WatchGuard’s Threat Lab finds that it’s increasing dramatically.

To compile its Internet Security Report for Q4 2023, WatchGuard analyzed threat telemetry from tens of thousands of its network appliances and millions of endpoint products.

The Cost and Risk of On-Prem Email

Latest wave of Exchange Server attacks spotlights the value of cloud-based email solutions.
In cybersecurity, history tends to repeat itself.

In 2021, hackers exploited vulnerabilities in Microsoft Exchange Server in a wave of cyberattacks and data breaches.

5 Ways Managed Services Drive Business Value

During the days of low interest rates, some organizations took a scattershot approach to spending. They developed new products and services and piloted a wide range of projects, many involving new technologies. Now, organizations feel the need to take a step back and rationalize their products, processes and operations.

The Huge Risk of Unpatched Vulnerabilities and How to Reduce It

Various studies show that unpatched software vulnerabilities are a primary source of cyberattacks. A recent report from the Ponemon Institute found that unpatched vulnerabilities were directly responsible for 60 percent of all data breaches. Cybercriminals target known software security bugs in operating systems and applications and attack systems that haven’t been patched.

Preventing Unauthorized Access

Identity threat detection and response tools help identify and block credential compromise, privilege misuse and other damaging attacks.

Mobile and the cloud make it possible for users to access data, applications, and other IT resources from any location and any device.

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