Don’t get locked out! Avoiding the risk of ransomware

 Don't get locked out! Avoiding the risk of ransomware

Ransomware: most insidious malware threats

Ransomware: it might sound like the title of the next summer blockbuster, but this clever little portmanteau has become one of the most insidious malware threats. As you are probably already aware, this nasty malware strain takes advantage of lax security controls and does devastating damage. Nothing really new there, malware by its nature exploits vulnerabilities and is malicious and damaging. But what’s especially troubling with ransomware is that the ‘bad guys’ literally hold your business’s most important asset—your corporate data—hostage.

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Solving the identity crisis caused by Office 365

Solving the identity crisis caused by Office 365

Cloud apps are a tremendous boon to collaboration and productivity, but they can also create quite the headache around identity management.

Let’s use Office 365 as an example, since it is Microsoft’s fastest-growing commercial product ever and, since it encompasses everything from email to calendar and more, it’s likely used every day by nearly every employee.

If you’re in the testing stages of Office 365, the complexities of identity management problems—such as provisioning and single sign-on—have probably begun to rear their ugly head. Bad news: it’s just the start of what will be a bigger problem.

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A password break up letter all CIOs need to write

A password break up letter all CIOs need to write

Dear passwords, we need to talk.

This letter has been a long time coming, and it can’t wait anymore. I don’t really know where to begin, so I am just going to cut to the chase. I’m breaking up with you. It’s over. We are done-zo. Finito. Ancient history. Here’s why.
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