IT asset management (also called IT inventory management) is an important part of an organization’s strategy. It usually involves gathering detailed hardware and software inventory information which is then used to make decisions about hardware and software purchases and redistribution. Continue reading Best Practices for IT Asset Management
When data is shared with a third-party vendor, keeping it secure can become a colossal effort. It’s not easy for businesses to protect customer data these days, particularly when they share it with their business or technology partners. Yes, we are talking about another data breach headline which affected millions of customer accounts at Verizon. Continue reading Cloud Leak: Verizon Data Breach Affects Millions of Customer Accounts
Before we learn about PAW security model, lets first understand what PAW is?
PAW (Privileged Access Workstations) is a mechanism that is used to help administrators or IT security officers to avoid the exposure of privileged credentials by attackers or criminals from your network. Continue reading Microsoft Privileged Access Workstation ‘PAW’ Security Model
A new strain of ransomware dubbed “Petya” is worming its way around the world with alarming speed. The malware is spreading using a vulnerability in Microsoft Windows that the software giant patched in March 2017 — the same bug that was exploited by the recent and prolific WannaCry ransomware strain. Continue reading Prevent Infection from Petya/NonPetya Ransomware Using a Single File
The idea of working nights is not a new one. It goes far back in history, as far back as the gatekeepers of ancient kingdoms that guarded the grounds at night. Their job was protecting their master from any threat. It wasn’t until the late 1800s that the concept of night shift changed. The invention of the light bulb allowed workers to work longer by illuminating the dark. Manufacturers in metal and textile mills jumped at the chance for increased production and higher profits. They introduced the concept of shift work. This meant they could split crews into groups and work around the clock. This allowed the production of more goods without the added pay of extra crew. Continue reading Tips to help you adjust to working the night shift
Azure Information Protection is a cloud-based solution that helps your business classify, label, and protect its documents and emails. This can be set automatically by the administrators based on defined rules and conditions, or manually by users, or a combination with recommended suggestions. Continue reading What is Azure Information Protection?
We have all heard this adage of encouraging teamwork, but what does “working together” really do for you?
Although difficult to nurture, since humans are essentially self-centered, which tends to create friction naturally, it can be overcome using the organization goals as an objective to be shared across through clear communication and by setting up SMART Goals aligning the team to work together, and finally establishing a healthy working environment. Continue reading Two Heads Are Better Than One
Huge cyber-attack leveraging hacking tools widely believed to have brought disruption to Britain’s National Health System (NHS) on May 12th, 2017 and infected 99 other countries around the world. Continue reading Ransomware Awareness: WanaCrypt0r 2.0
SUCCESSION PLANNING is a process in which a person creates a plan to transfer business disperse assets from one resource to another resource with same skill sets. When examined on a business fundamental level, it is easy to understand the importance of why a person would want to create a succession plan for company business, but there are some other benefits that sometimes go overlooked when deciding whether to include one in their wealth management plan. Succession Planning is a business process which is critical and should be implemented throughout the organization. Continue reading What is Succession Planning?
By Tustin Pawar
How to start a conversation in Skype for Business
Skype for Business offers great flexibility for communicating with your office colleagues. A conversation with a colleague could start as an instant message that turns into a phone call, or a video call, or a web conference where you can easily share your desktop screens. You can also start a conversation between just two people, which can then turn into a full meeting with the whole team. Continue reading Starting a conversation in Skype for Business