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Cloud-Based Windows 365 Simplifies Desktop Virtualization

Virtual desktop technology has been around for more than a decade, but adoption has lagged due to perceived cost and complexity challenges. With more organizations looking to use the technology to support remote and hybrid workforces, Microsoft is simplifying desktop virtualization with its new cloud-based Windows 365 service.

Encrypt Email to Guard Against Data Leaks

Fifty years after it was invented by an MIT engineer, email remains the world’s most popular business communication tool. Unfortunately, it is also the single greatest source of business data leakage.

A whopping 95 percent of IT leaders say that customer and company data is at risk on email, according to the 2021 Data Loss Prevention Report by the cybersecurity firm Egress.

Cold Storage

SMBs need a strategy for long-term data archival.

The amount of data created and stored is simply mind-boggling. According to IDC’s latest DataSphere and StorageSphere forecasts, 64.2 zettabytes (64.2 trillion gigabytes) of data was created or replicated in 2020, unusually high growth due to the number of people working and learning from home.

Network Flexibility

Software-defined WAN solutions meet new remote work requirements through enhanced connectivity, improved cloud access and better security.

In an era of increasingly decentralized workforces, software-defined wide-area networking (SD-WAN) has become crucial for providing remote and mobile users with secure, flexible connectivity to essential applications and services.

Adopt a Zero-Trust Approach to Securing Endpoint Devices

Remote and mobile working gives organizations the flexibility and agility they need to meet today’s operational requirements. Unfortunately, it also creates a multitude of new security challenges.

Cybercriminals are increasingly targeting endpoint devices such as laptops, tablets and mobile phones because they provide a direct route into corporate networks.

Why Penetration Testing is Critical to Network Security

In our last post, we discussed how regular network assessments can help organizations identify any gaps in their security posture in order to make the necessary modifications to close those gaps. A penetration test, or pen test, is perhaps the most critical element of a comprehensive testing process.

Regular Assessments Key to Understanding Your Security Posture

The FBI has confirmed that 2020 was a record year for cybercrime in the U.S., with all-time highs in both the number of attacks reported and the resulting financial losses. For the year, the FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center received 791,790 cybercrime complaints (up 69 percent from 2019) with reported losses exceeding $4.1 billion.

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