A National Concern

United States Attorney William P. Barr recently stated that crimes against the elderly target some of the most vulnerable people in our society. Because of their stage in life, they don't have the opportunity frequently to recover, and the losses are devastating to them.

Client Provider Privilege

Company success and growth now more than ever hinges around how a company deals with its clients.

Companies which thrive and survive will be those for whom the client relationship sits at the very heart of business strategy. Every process within the company must revolve around providing a positive client experience.

Slack vs MS Teams

With the majority of jobs shifting to remote positions, and a major shift from single management structures to team-based cooperation, the need for collaborative tools is on the rise. Roughly 70% of jobs will become remote by 2025, and with that face to face meetings will become a rare occurrence.

Death By Meeting

The setting

A nondescript, windowless conference room somewhere in Corporate America with exceptionally uncomfortable chairs, three of which are broken, a projector, and a Polycom phone.

The players

Meeting host. Host has invited you all to participate, ostensibly to get your opinions on some topic.

How Azure Protects Your Business

Business relies on IT systems and data for daily operation and even survival. Increasing threats from bad actors, physical infrastructure failure, data corruption, and human error persist in both the traditional datacenter and the cloud.

Businesses strive to keep systems running, and plan for restoring services as quickly as possible when things inevitably fail.

Why risk your business when you don’t need to?

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Managing Azure Spend

Azure is an exciting opportunity for businesses of all sizes to move resource hosting out of the datacenter and into the cloud. Hosting in Azure removes the need for businesses to purchase, host, and maintain physical resources. Comparing physical systems to Azure pricing in a Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) context helps evaluate the cost benefit of hosting in Azure.

LNK sLoads Ramnit Trojans

Executive summary

Microsoft security researchers discovered a campaign taking advantage of shortcut (LNK) files to load malware onto systems. The campaign used the shortcut files to call PowerShell commands in the sLoad malware framework. The commands then downloaded and installed the Ramnit banking trojan, which stole credentials, contacts, and other sensitive information.