Microsoft Office 365: Data Loss in Cloud Application

October 7th, 2016

Summarized by Molly Luxem, Marketing Assistant

When disaster strikes your organization, you can’t just “start over”, unless you have a dependable backup and restore solution for SaaS data protection. Many of us believe that while cloud solutions are highly available and highly redundant, they’re also backed up to our own expectations.

Ransomware: How expensive can it really be?

September 28th, 2016

Summarized by Molly Luxem, Marketing Assistant

I shared a meal not long ago with a source who works at a financial services company. The subject of ransomware came up and he told me that a server in his company had recently been infected with a particularly nasty strain that spread to several systems before the outbreak was quarantined.

Do you have a backup plan that’s better than the White House?

September 21st, 2016

Written by Rachel Dokter, Social Media Manager

Anita McBride recalls her memory of Sept. 11, 2001 while working at the White House. Upon hearing that a plane had struck the World Trade Center, the threat was made real to her when the Secret Service directed her to a different room.

Disaster Recovery

September 16th, 2016

Written by Rachel Dokter, Social Media Manager

On August 20, a tornado swept through West Michigan destroying trees, damaging homes and leaving a mess behind it.  This elevated fear due to the risk of fire and natural disaster- along with the affects it may have on local businesses in its path.

Microsoft #WPC2016 Office 365 Cloud

July 29th, 2016

Written by Mike Ritsema, President and Partner

Last week I attended my first #WPC2016 Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference in Toronto, Ontario, CN. Here are my key thoughts and ‘learnings’, along with announcement about new products, enhancements to existing products and programs recently announced at the conference.

Watch Your CEO and President – They Could be Your Biggest Threat

May 23rd, 2013

Here's a great read from the Wall Street Journal yesterday.   Who's most vulnerable to phishing and spoofing?  The executives in our organizations!
Corporate Security's Weak Link: Click-Happy CEOs
Top Bosses, Exempt From Companywide Rules, Are More Likely to Take Cyber-Attackers' Bait
Here's the salient point that I found fascinating.