Bring down data storage costs by getting rid of obsolete data [Savings estimator]

Redundant, obsolete, and trivial (ROT) data refers to information housed in data repositories that is either not in use or not needed in current business operations. These are files just lying around in your data stores, adding to data storage …

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3 must-dos for IT admins in healthcare organizations to secure patients’ data and privacy

Since the beginning of the pandemic, there has been an increase in the volume of sensitive patient data being stored and processed by healthcare organizations. A patient’s health history, including all the treatments, procedures, prescriptions, lab tests, and scan reports, …

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What causes repeated account lockouts and how to resolve them

A stringent account lockout policy is vital to derail password guessing and brute-force attacks but it also runs the risk of locking out legitimate users costing businesses valuable time, money, and effort.

 With password reset requests accounting for almost 30% …

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13 spooky security threats that happened in 2021

Alan is one of the senior officers of a financial bank in Texas. Alan was looking to buy a Halloween costume and got an email about a sale happening at a store near his neighborhood. He clicked on the email

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Ransomware: How attackers weaponize Active Directory, and what defense measures can stop them [Free e-book]

Ransomware attacks continue to rattle organizations across the globe. Especially worrisome is the fact that many of them are exploiting Active Directory (AD), a crucial technology that forms the very foundation of most of today’s IT environments.

Access to an …

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Microsoft’s shared responsibility model: Who should back up Azure AD and Microsoft 365 data? [E-book]

 

Use of Azure AD and Microsoft 365 has steadily increased over the past few years, and the adoption rate has skyrocketed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. While Microsoft focuses on providing users with nearly 100% uptime, the shared responsibility …

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Enhance ADManager Plus security using the Product Security Hardening feature

Product Security Hardening is an option that has been added to ADManager Plus in version 7116. With this option, you can configure security-specific settings of ADManager Plus from a central location to strengthen its security.

Why is Product Security Hardening

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[Free e-book] How to protect Microsoft 365 from the NOBELIUM hackers’ phishing attack

NOBELIUM is the group behind the SUNBURST backdoor, TEARDROP malware, GoldMax malware, and other related components. Known for its undetectable attack techniques, NOBELIUM’s recent malicious email campaign was detected in January 2021 by the Microsoft Threat Intelligence Center. After experimenting …

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[Free e-book] The Office of Inspector General’s (OIG’s) Microsoft 365 audit checklist

What is the OIG?

OIG stands for Office of Inspector General, which is part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). The OIG has over 1,600 investigators and auditors with centers throughout the nation.

The OIG’s Microsoft

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