This Month in Cyber Security: February 2019 (2:38)

  New cyber security threats emerge on a weekly basis, but are all of them relevant to your organization? Each month, our security team hosts a 30-minute webinar to discuss the latest threats and breakdown their applicability to small and medium-sized organizations, and cost-effective steps to mitigate risk. Common household items like Google home security [...]

By |2019-05-03T12:00:05-05:00February 26th, 2019|Security Solutions|Comments Off on This Month in Cyber Security: February 2019 (2:38)

Microsoft 365 Recap (2:30)

  We like to think of Microsoft 365 (M365) as a suite of suites including Office 365, Enterprise Mobility + Security (EMS), and Windows 10. This technology bundle unlocks the popular productivity of Office 365 with Office, Exchange Online, Teams, OneDrive, Groups, Planner, SharePoint Online and much, much more.  Combine this with the management and [...]

By |2019-05-03T12:15:59-05:00February 21st, 2019|Advisory Services|Comments Off on Microsoft 365 Recap (2:30)

2018 in Review

It’s often insightful to look back in order to look forward.  As 2018 has faded, I review what happened with our business last year to make forecasts about 2019.  Our business has always been driven by the needs of our customers, and 2018 was no exception.  To be succinct, I’ve limited this blog to 3 [...]

By |2019-07-17T14:24:08-05:00January 17th, 2019|Advisory Services|Comments Off on 2018 in Review

Office 365: Modern Workplace Preview (1:58)

In the final installment of our Modern Workplace webinar series we explore Office 365. Office 365 includes many helpful applications, but Word, Excel, Outlook, and OneDrive only scratch the surface of the potential value of Office 365. Discover how you can deploy, support, manage and use Microsoft’s Office platform to help empower your employees and [...]

By |2018-12-27T10:52:06-05:00November 15th, 2018|Collaboration, Office 365|Comments Off on Office 365: Modern Workplace Preview (1:58)

Enterprise Mobility + Security: Modern Workplace Preview (2:05)

By helping your organization fully leverage Enterprise Mobility + Security, you can simplify your IT environment by unifying management across all users, devices, apps, and services. Learn how Microsoft safeguards your data and intellectual property with built in security, and how to maximize EMS’s value to small and mid-sized business in our Enterprise Mobility + Security [...]

By |2018-12-18T12:01:16-05:00October 11th, 2018|Security Solutions|Comments Off on Enterprise Mobility + Security: Modern Workplace Preview (2:05)

I have MFA enabled…but I never get prompted on my PC

With the adoption of MFA (multi-factor authentication) ramping up significantly to help thwart BEC (Business Email Compromise), some people have noticed that the end-user experience isn’t quite what they expected when using their PC.  They aren’t getting prompted the first time each day they use their browser for Office 365, or even when their password [...]

By |2018-12-18T11:09:54-05:00September 21st, 2018|Advisory Services|Comments Off on I have MFA enabled…but I never get prompted on my PC

Business Email Compromise is Rampant – How to Protect Yourself

Hackers are continuing to evolve their techniques to get through a company’s defenses. And why shouldn’t they, when the reward for getting into your mailbox can be so lucrative? The cat-and-mouse game that criminals and security professionals play is happening every day at all hours, and despite the best efforts of IT security, would-be cyber [...]

By |2018-12-18T12:02:22-05:00August 13th, 2018|Security Solutions|Comments Off on Business Email Compromise is Rampant – How to Protect Yourself

Cybersecurity Forum Breakdown

Recently, the Greater Oak Brook Chamber of Commerce held a Cybersecurity Forum to help keep its members updated on how to protect themselves and their organizations. After a comprehensive presentation covering the cyberthreats to businesses by an FBI special agent, our own Rachael Narel moderated a panel about cybersecurity with local industry leaders. Many of [...]

By |2018-12-18T12:05:09-05:00May 30th, 2018|Security Solutions|Comments Off on Cybersecurity Forum Breakdown

The Identity Perimeter and How to Strengthen It

Before the digital age, most of your corporate assets could be reasonably secured using locks on file cabinets, security cameras, and loyal employees. Once the digital age hit, it became a bit harder to protect your organization. Securing your network required more effort, including restricting what devices could access data, hiring IT administrators and deploying [...]

By |2018-12-18T12:05:51-05:00May 4th, 2018|Security Solutions|Comments Off on The Identity Perimeter and How to Strengthen It

Protecting Your Office 365 Environment

The traditional barriers preventing bad actors from infiltrating your business are fading away. The digital age has broken down physical security barriers, and the cloud revolution has overcome network boundaries. The last perimeter left is the identity perimeter, which is only as strong as the login information for each of your employees. Identity perimeter is [...]

By |2018-12-18T12:06:00-05:00April 27th, 2018|Security Solutions|Comments Off on Protecting Your Office 365 Environment