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Can Microsoft Prevent These Ransomware Trends?

The world of cybersecurity moves fast. It seems as though no sooner do you fix one issue than another one pops up. And, it remains true this week too, as ransomware trends evolve. Only a few days after last week’s warnings, another group of vendors announced serious vulnerabilities and important...
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These New Vulnerabilities Require Your Attention Now

Normally, we wait until the Windows patches arrive to cover new vulnerabilities, updates, and issues. However, the release of two urgent patches, outside of the norm, provides an important reminder: not all patches arrive on our preferred schedules. And sometimes, they involve systems outside the normal scope of operations. Sometimes...
Secure File Sharing

Secure File Sharing: Should You Use Outlook, OneDrive, or Teams?

You often collaborate with remote team members working from home, a hotel, or a different office. While Office 365 contains many collaboration tools, they don’t provide equal ease of use and secure file sharing options. Without this security, you’re putting your information at risk. Many tools share similar-appearing features. Because...
Security Patches for July 2022

Security Patches You Need to Make in July 2022

Patching Tuesday normally includes security patches from a lot of familiar names. And, that remains the case for July 2022, as Microsoft again leads the way with 84 patched vulnerabilities. The most dangerous of which produced a warning from the U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Agency (CISA), while another update rolled...
Windows Server 2012 Changes

Using Windows Server 2012? Major Changes Are In Store

You know what they say: “Nothing lasts forever.” Few industries adhere to this statement like the tech industry does. Recently, we noted the April 2023 end of life for Windows Exchange Server 2013. Although a bit further out, Windows Server 2012 and 2012 R2 will reach their extended end date...