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Make 2023 A Great Year For Business With 3 Tech Resolutions

The new year is upon us, and many business owners will use this opportunity to create plans to ensure that 2023 is as profitable as possible. You can devise all kinds of business resolutions you want to focus on during the year, but most of the time, business owners think about key performance indicators like ...

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IT News, Trends And Information You May Have Missed In 2022

The year 2022 will soon be on its way out the door. It became a year full of ups and downs for many small businesses, but it still felt more promising than the past few years in the midst of the pandemic. Many small-business owners used this past year to reevaluate their IT services. Some ...

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Microsoft Defender For Identity

Our last article reviewed how Microsoft Defender can be used for a Cloud based deployment in Azure.  In this article, we examine how it can be used for identity purposes, which is very much a hot button topic today. What Is Microsoft Defender? Defender for Identity used to be called Azure Advanced Threat Protection, or Azure ATP.  ...

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The Microsoft Defender For Cloud

With the Cyber landscape changing on a minute-by-minute basis, businesses all over the world need to make sure that their Cloud deployments in Azure are well fortified.  In this regard, a new tool from Microsoft called the “Defender For Cloud” has been designed to fit this role, and is further reviewed in this article. What Is ...

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A Deeper Dive Into Viva

Introduction One of our last articles provided an overview of Viva from Microsoft.  Essentially, it was designed to be a brand-new experience platform for your employees, so that they further strengthen their advantages and hone in more on their weaknesses. In this article, we look at those areas in which VIVA can be used by employees to ...

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Do I Need To Upgrade My Network? 4 Amazing Benefits You’ll Experience

A business owner has many responsibilities within their business. They can be so busy that sometimes things are overlooked for an extended period of time. For example, many business owners may forget to upgrade their network infrastructure. In actuality, upgrading your network is extremely important – and it is one of the smartest things you ...

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Understanding Viva Connections

  In a previous blog, we visited a product from Microsoft called Viva Learning. It is a tool that is designed to help employees grow in a professional manner as it relates to their job. But in this instance, Viva Learning was more or less at the control of the manager. While the employee could choose ...

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Keep Your Information Secure By Using Strong Passwords

We use passwords for just about everything. Most of us have to enter a password to get into our computers and then enter other passwords to access our e-mail, social media profiles, databases, and other accounts. Even our cell phones and tablets can and should be password protected. In fact, if you aren’t securing all ...

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Microsoft MFA & Licensing

In today’s world, the use of multiple layers of security has become a requirement.  Gone are the days when just the password would suffice.  Now, many companies across corporate America are requiring Two Factor Authentication, and in many cases, Multifactor Authentication (MFA).  This is the situation where at least three or more authentication mechanisms are ...

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An Introduction to Data Loss Prevention (DLP)

One of our previous articles reviewed a new solution from Microsoft, called Purview. It is essentially a governance tool, designed to help your organization come under compliance with the many data privacy laws (such as those of the GDPR, CCPA, HIPAA, etc.). But data leakage continues to be a problem, and in this article, we ...

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