How To Get Started With MS Teams

In 2017, Microsoft announced Teams, a new collaborative messaging and communications platform, as a competitor to Slack and an eventual replacement for Skype for Business. After much development, Teams is now a powerful platform that you can use in your organization.

What Should I Know About Working Remotely Over a VPN?

The coronavirus pandemic has caused an almost certainly permanent transformation in the way knowledge workers will carry out their jobs. Major tech companies like Facebook and Twitter have announced that they aren’t expecting any of their employees to return to traditional offices if they don’t want to -- and many small and medium businesses will likely follow suit.

Office 365 External Sharing Made Easy With Azure AD B2B

Last week, we discussed how to configure your organizational sharing settings to allow external collaborators on SharePoint and OneDrive documents. Up until now, if you wanted any kind of security or authentication of who you were sharing your documents with, the recipient needed to have either a Microsoft account or an Office 365 account from a different organization.

Phone service during the Pandemic

The working environment has changed drastically since March.

First you had to figure out how to do your work remote. It involved figuring out equipment, internet connections, VPN set ups, and pulling every file you think you might need from your office.

How To Share Documents with Outside Users on Office 365

Office 365 is a great way to collaborate with your colleagues on documents no matter where you are. And its granular security settings mean that you can trust it with a wide range of sensitive data.

But those security settings can make it difficult to share documents with outside users, such as vendors, consultants, and contractors.

CMMC Update

We developed a comprehensive overview of the NIST 800-171 security controls that are expected to be the cornerstone of CMMC regulations.

Many small- and medium-sized businesses are anxious about when the new rules will be put into place. Additionally, you may be wondering what you can do now to prepare for the eventual rollout of CMMC and the new contract requirements that will stem from it.

Protecting Your Cloud Services

The COVID-19 pandemic has sent businesses scrambling to support their newly mobile workforce. For many of these businesses, this means they’re turning to cloud-based SaaS providers for collaboration, online meetings, and document sharing.

Unfortunately, this rush has meant that security problems have cropped up one after another.

Preparing Your Network for Working From Home

As the COVID-19 outbreak spreads and “social distancing” becomes a household phrase, many companies are organizing an unprecedented shift toward working from home. So this week’s Tech Thursday article will focus on how your company can provide the resources your employees need to stay productive during these events.