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Zero Trust Network Security – trust but verify!

Perimeter-based networks protected by a firewall are familiar to anyone because they were so common. But the key word is “were”, because they are outdated now. They function assuming that machines and users within a perimeter are reliable – but it actually never was the case and least of all it applies to modern reality when Bring your own device (BOYD) and Bring your own cloud (BYOC) trends are in place, and cybercriminals are getting more sophisticated than ever before. The previous generation of networks cannot accommodate modern workstyles and cannot perform their main role of protecting data, as when the cyber-criminals compromise even one end-point within a perimeter, they can laterally move there to extract sensitive business data.

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Facilitate your compliance work with a new tool from Microsoft

In day-to-day life of a company compliance is a necessary evil. According to research, there are more than 200 updates from 750 regulatory bodies every day – a huge burden for the employees to stay up-to-date with all these changes. Even when compliance and privacy officers know the legal guidelines and internal policies well enough, they don’t know which technology solutions can help them to meet the conditions. On the other hand, IT professionals know about the technology and how to use features like Data Loss Prevention and e-Discovery, but they don’t know how to go about with managing these features and compliance regulations.

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9 easy and smart ways to enhance your security with Microsoft 365 Business

In the previous article we have discussed the best practices that will enhance the cyber security of your Office 365 Business. This time let’s discover what Microsoft 365 has to offer in terms of security. Let’s clarify a few things before we move on, as Office 365 and Microsoft 365 are often mixed up. Microsoft 365 is a bundle solution that comprises Office 365 Business Premium, Windows 10 Pro and Enterprise Mobility + Security. Keep it in mind if you’d like to make sure your employees can collaborate effectively, stay mobile and feel secured from cyber threats 24/7.

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Be careful with email from "Microsoft"!

Recently, Avanan (cloud security provider) have been seeing a number of phishing attacks using a simple strategy to get their blatant email spoofs past Microsoft’s phishing scans. The tactic, which they are calling ZeroFont, involves inserting hidden words with a font size of zero that are invisible to the recipient.

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Azure DDoS Protection

Microsoft has excited to announce the general availability of the Azure DDoS Protection Standard service in all public cloud regions. This service is integrated with Azure Virtual Networks (VNet) and provides protection and defense for Azure resources against the impacts of DDoS attacks.

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