Army moves Microsoft HoloLens-based headset from prototyping to production phase

Alex Kipman - Microsoft Technical Fellow Earlier today, the United States Army announced that it will work with Microsoft on the production phase of the Integrated Visual Augmentation System (IVAS) program as it moves from rapid prototyping to production and rapid fielding. The IVAS headset, based on HoloLens and augmented by Microsoft Azure cloud services, delivers a ...

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Microsoft Endpoint Manager

With COVID-19 and the mass migration to Work from Home (WFH) from the traditional office model, the focus on protecting company data in-transit and on both corporate and personal devices has increased.  The Zero Trust model of Security assumes every attempt to access information is a breach until the user proves who they are, and ...

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What Are Managed Services, And Why You Should Demand This From Your IT Company

We all want to protect our businesses. They’re a part of who we are, and it would be devastating if anything bad happened — including an unexpected cyberattack. But it happens. Businesses are attacked every single day. Some businesses are left in ruin. Some can pick up the pieces, but at great cost. Then there ...

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Be warned: COVID-19 vaccine scams are now appearing online, over text, and by email

Written by Charlie Osborne – Zero Day – January 4th, 2021 2020 was a year many of us would like to forget, and as 2021 entered with little of the fanfare usually associated with New Year's Eve celebrations, the challenge of the COVID-19 pandemic, still, is far from over. Despite surging infection rates worldwide and fresh outbreaks, ...

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The Functionalities of M365 That You Will Need In 2021

As we roll into 2021, the Remote Workforce will continue for the near future. Because of this, many businesses are trying to find ways in which they can leverage the power of the M365 Office Suite to meet the needs of the company and those employees working from home (WFH). We believe that Compliance will take ...

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‘Tis the Season for Nonprofit Cybersecurity Risks to Reach New Heights

Written by Dawn Blizard – December 26th, 2020 The period between Christmas and New Year’s Day has long been the time people give to charities the most, making the charities themselves attractive targets for cyber criminals. Because the events of 2020 will likely boost existing trends, nonprofit cybersecurity challenges may be greater than ever this year ...

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How To Create A Serverless Infrastructure Using Azure

With the bulk of the workforce now using M365 to do their daily job tasks, the most often heard about tools are those of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Microsoft Teams.  While these are crucial components to use, there is also one other piece of the puzzle which is just as much, if not equally ...

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Malicious Domain in SolarWinds Hack Turned into ‘Killswitch’

Written by Krebs On Security - December 20th, 2020 A key malicious domain name used to control potentially thousands of computer systems compromised via the months-long breach at network monitoring software vendor SolarWinds was commandeered by security experts and used as a “killswitch” designed to turn the sprawling cybercrime operation against itself. Austin, Texas-based SolarWinds disclosed this ...

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Microsoft commits more than $110M in additional support for nonprofits, workers, and schools in Washington state

Written by Brad Smith, President – December 18th, 2020 There’s no doubt that most of us across the Puget Sound region are anxious to put the difficulties of 2020 behind us. As we approach the end of December, we look forward to the new year with a mixture of optimism and concern – optimism about spreading ...

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Successful COVID-19 vaccine delivery requires strong tech partnerships

Written by Dr. David Rhew - Chief Medical Officer & VP Healthcare, Worldwide Commercial Business, Microsoft – December 11th, 2020 As a society, we continue through the journey of this global pandemic, but there is finally light at the end of the tunnel. There are currently two COVID-19 vaccines under accelerated review by the U.S. Food ...

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