According to Microsoft, there are more than 400 million active users of its Windows 10 operating system worldwide. Estimates have the number of MS Office 365 users at 180 million. In addition to the productivity features that have led to this success, Microsoft Security has put a strong focus on cyber security technology as threats have increased exponentially in recent years. Frequent software updates fix vulnerabilities and issues as they’re discovered. But the company is also looking forward and outward in an effort to prevent cyberattacks and minimize cyber security risk. This post focuses on some of the initiatives the company is involved in beyond actual product development and touches on some product security improvements.
Tech Group The FIDO Alliance Is Leading Us to a Password-free Internet, Greater Security
What Is It?
One of the greatest fears today is that hackers will steal the passwords we use to access social, banking and other sites where we must register to take advantage of their features and offerings and steal our data. The threat for businesses – especially regulated entities – is that employees will fall for password-centric schemes, like phishing, that can compromise a company’s entire IT network. Better days are here – and even better ones are ahead.
Learn About This Dangerous Type of Phishing and How to Prevent It
A survey of managed service providers and in-house IT professionals conducted by our cyber security partner KnowBe4 revealed that phishing/spear phishing is the number three cyber threat that “keeps them up at night.” Other studies show that spear phishing stands to be one of the fast-growing types of cyber-attack in 2019.
Drastically Reduce Vulnerabilities in Only 90 Days
Continuing our discussion of cyber security training for employees of regulated organizations, this post examines the growing threats from phishing schemes and suggests training that will reduce the possibility that your staff will inadvertently unleash a disastrous attack on your systems, data and client assets.
SEC audits are never welcome, but with this blog entry you can at the very least know what to expect and what to prepare for with your Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity Plan.
Soundshore Technology Group LLC Completes Acquisition of Westside Automation and Opens Los Angeles Office
So you have finally decided on the big office move? Lease terms are favorable now and you may want better, bigger/smaller, more convenient, less expensive office space?