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Warning: Your Employees Have Your Sensitive Data in Their Cloud

Our last blog post alerted you to the dangers of combining employees who take technology for granted with a weak (or non-existent) BYOD policy. However, that’s not the only risk a tech-savvy workforce can pose to your data. A survey by cybersecurity vendor CipherCloud found that a jaw dropping 86 percent of cloud applications being used in the enterprise, from…

How to Harness the Power of Cloud Services for Cybersecurity Conscious Organizations

According to a recent study by Verizon, from survey to survey, the trend is clear – the cloud is now mainstream. Verizon research found that 65% of enterprises surveyed are using cloud services, and they are increasingly trusting more complex and mission-critical workloads to it. They also found that 72% expect to put more than half their workloads in the…

Protect Against Cyberthreats with Microsoft 365

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If you work at a small or medium-sized business (SMB), you probably juggle multiple roles every day. Lighten your load with Microsoft 365 and cross off “become a cybersecurity expert” from your to-do list. Gone are the days when cybercrime was exclusively a big business problem. As more SMBs are targeted by hackers, take advantage of advanced security to defend…

Lock Down your Login

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We no longer recommend passwords to protect account logins.  We recommend passphrases instead, because they are more effective.    So, what is a passphrase?  Passphrases are just words strung together in a sentence that increase the phrases’ complexity and length. When it comes to passphrases, it’s best to mix it up! Keep them long, easy-to-remember, and unique for each account. Click here to learn more about using passphrases to keep your sensitive information safe.…

Think Before you Click

Read time: 45 seconds
Cybercriminals use email, text messages and voicemails to trick you into giving them your personal information. They often try to steal passwords, account numbers, or Social Security numbers. Personal information is so lucrative for criminals, they launch thousands of campaigns, called phishing attacks, every day!  Click here to learn how to avoid the latest vishing attack that targets telecommuters. 

Beware of Public WiFi

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Using public WiFi is convenient, since it is available almost everywhere, we go. Most people have used it, whether it is from an airport, coffee shop, library, park or hotel.  However, many might not be aware that using public WiFi comes with significant risks. Public WiFi networks are mostly unencrypted, which means that cybercriminals can hack into these networks and steal your sensitive information.  If you must use public WiFi, limit what you do while using it and avoid logging in to key accounts like email and financial services.   Read this…

62 Percent of Organizations Sacrifice Mobile Security for Speed

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According to Verizon’s Mobile Security Index (MSI) 2020, 39 percent of organizations admitted that they’ve experienced a security compromise involving a mobile device. This becomes much more concerning when you consider that the average loss from a successful business-email compromise attack is nearly $130,000. Click here to learn how your business can avoid and counter these threats. No matter where you are on…

The End is Near for These Productivity Apps

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The end is near for a group of old but still commonly used business apps. On October 13, 2020, many Microsoft productivity apps will reach the end of their lifecycle.   While you can still use the aforementioned business apps after October 13, 2020, it might be dangerous to do so. When an app reaches the end of its lifecycle, it…

The Four Pillars of Microsoft 365 Enterprise-Grade Security

In the era of cloud-first and mobile-first technology, productivity and security go hand in hand. This means that when utilizing digital tools, the fact that your data remains secure, encrypted, and in the right hands is just as important—if not more so—than the increase in productivity obtained by using them. Therefore, choosing the correct applications involves a careful understanding of…

Turn Messages Into Instant Meetings with Microsoft Teams

Wish you could save time scrolling through your team’s chat and just have a quick meeting instead? Now you can turn a chat conversation into an instant remote meeting using Microsoft Teams feature, “Meet now.” Check it out here and then contact Xantrion with any questions.

5 Things to Avoid While Using a Team Messenger

Team messengers have given organizations the ability to adopt more flexible work methods. On the other hand, they’ve also created new ways for people to be awkward in the office. Avoiding these faux pas is easy, however. Just read this article on the 5 basic rules of office messenger etiquette, then contact or follow Xantrion Inc. for more modern workplace tips. 

What Headset Should I Use with My PC?

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In the work-from-home era, a good headset can make all the difference between being able to focus on your work and, well, sharing distracting or embarrassing background noise with everyone on an important call. But what makes a good headset? There’s no one-size-fits-all solution, especially for Windows users. Click here for some guidance from us that will help you make…

Efficiently Manage Your Workday with Microsoft Teams

If you’re like most small business owners, you are extremely busy and clients are the lifeblood of your business. Check out the enclosed example to learn how to use Microsoft Teams to manage your day as well as client relationships and new business efforts, anytime, anywhere, using any device. 

Connect in Innovative Ways with Microsoft Teams

With COVID putting schools and businesses on hiatus, you can connect in ways never done before with Microsoft Teams. Check out this video to see the innovative ways Imperial College London has made Teams the way to move forward, and contact Xantrion Inc. to learn more. 

Empower your Business with Microsoft 365

Read time: 30 seconds
Small and medium size businesses (SMBs) now face new challenges that come with trying to accommodate the rise of mobile workforces and dynamic team structures. Microsoft 365 empowers employees to work from anywhere on any device, with a comprehensive solution including email, calendars, file storage, a hub for teamwork, and the familiar productivity apps companies use every day. Watch this…

Innovative Ways to Connect with Microsoft Teams

Read time: 30 seconds
With COVID putting schools and businesses on hiatus, you can connect in ways never done before with Microsoft Teams. Check out this video to see the innovative ways Imperial College London has made Teams the way to move forward, and contact Xantrion Inc. to learn more. 

How to Power a Remote Workforce Using Microsoft Teams

Read time: 60 seconds
As the working world is going remote, now is the time for Microsoft Teams. Meet with your peers and get work done anywhere – on the go, at the office, even from your living room couch. Check out how to collaborate and come together with this infographic! 

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Gain a Competitive Edge with Advanced Security Solutions from Microsoft

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When The Walsh Group—a construction contractor—moved to the cloud, it realized it needed better ways to manage who accesses its systems. The company set up identity as the control plane—with Microsoft Azure Active Directory at the center and a zero-trust security stance to better protect access to all its resources. Now, The Walsh Group CIO says the company leads the industry…

Four Key Areas of Intelligent Security with Microsoft

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Need intelligent security solutions to protect your entire company? Look no further than Microsoft Advanced Threat Protection, Azure Security, and Azure Sentinel. To learn more about Microsoft’s four key areas of intelligent security, click here to check out our infographic and contact us with any questions.   

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Protect Against Cyberthreats with Microsoft 365

Read time: 30 seconds
If you work at a small or medium-sized business (SMB), you probably juggle multiple roles every day. Lighten your load with Microsoft 365 and cross off “become a cybersecurity expert” from your to-do list. Gone are the days when cybercrime was exclusively a big business problem. As more SMBs are targeted by hackers, take advantage of advanced security to defend…

Lock Down your Login

Read time: 30 seconds
We no longer recommend passwords to protect account logins.  We recommend passphrases instead, because they are more effective.    So, what is a passphrase?  Passphrases are just words strung together in a sentence that increase the phrases’ complexity and length. When it comes to passphrases, it’s best to mix it up! Keep them long, easy-to-remember, and unique for each account. Click here to learn more about using passphrases to keep your sensitive information safe.…

Think Before you Click

Read time: 45 seconds
Cybercriminals use email, text messages and voicemails to trick you into giving them your personal information. They often try to steal passwords, account numbers, or Social Security numbers. Personal information is so lucrative for criminals, they launch thousands of campaigns, called phishing attacks, every day!  Click here to learn how to avoid the latest vishing attack that targets telecommuters. 

Beware of Public WiFi

Read time: 30 seconds
Using public WiFi is convenient, since it is available almost everywhere, we go. Most people have used it, whether it is from an airport, coffee shop, library, park or hotel.  However, many might not be aware that using public WiFi comes with significant risks. Public WiFi networks are mostly unencrypted, which means that cybercriminals can hack into these networks and steal your sensitive information.  If you must use public WiFi, limit what you do while using it and avoid logging in to key accounts like email and financial services.   Read this…

62 Percent of Organizations Sacrifice Mobile Security for Speed

Read time: 45 seconds
According to Verizon’s Mobile Security Index (MSI) 2020, 39 percent of organizations admitted that they’ve experienced a security compromise involving a mobile device. This becomes much more concerning when you consider that the average loss from a successful business-email compromise attack is nearly $130,000. Click here to learn how your business can avoid and counter these threats. No matter where you are on…

The End is Near for These Productivity Apps

Read time: 30 seconds
The end is near for a group of old but still commonly used business apps. On October 13, 2020, many Microsoft productivity apps will reach the end of their lifecycle.   While you can still use the aforementioned business apps after October 13, 2020, it might be dangerous to do so. When an app reaches the end of its lifecycle, it…

The Four Pillars of Microsoft 365 Enterprise-Grade Security

In the era of cloud-first and mobile-first technology, productivity and security go hand in hand. This means that when utilizing digital tools, the fact that your data remains secure, encrypted, and in the right hands is just as important—if not more so—than the increase in productivity obtained by using them. Therefore, choosing the correct applications involves a careful understanding of…

Turn Messages Into Instant Meetings with Microsoft Teams

Wish you could save time scrolling through your team’s chat and just have a quick meeting instead? Now you can turn a chat conversation into an instant remote meeting using Microsoft Teams feature, “Meet now.” Check it out here and then contact Xantrion with any questions.

5 Things to Avoid While Using a Team Messenger

Team messengers have given organizations the ability to adopt more flexible work methods. On the other hand, they’ve also created new ways for people to be awkward in the office. Avoiding these faux pas is easy, however. Just read this article on the 5 basic rules of office messenger etiquette, then contact or follow Xantrion Inc. for more modern workplace tips. 

What Headset Should I Use with My PC?

Read time: 45 seconds
In the work-from-home era, a good headset can make all the difference between being able to focus on your work and, well, sharing distracting or embarrassing background noise with everyone on an important call. But what makes a good headset? There’s no one-size-fits-all solution, especially for Windows users. Click here for some guidance from us that will help you make…

Efficiently Manage Your Workday with Microsoft Teams

If you’re like most small business owners, you are extremely busy and clients are the lifeblood of your business. Check out the enclosed example to learn how to use Microsoft Teams to manage your day as well as client relationships and new business efforts, anytime, anywhere, using any device. 

Connect in Innovative Ways with Microsoft Teams

With COVID putting schools and businesses on hiatus, you can connect in ways never done before with Microsoft Teams. Check out this video to see the innovative ways Imperial College London has made Teams the way to move forward, and contact Xantrion Inc. to learn more. 

Empower your Business with Microsoft 365

Read time: 30 seconds
Small and medium size businesses (SMBs) now face new challenges that come with trying to accommodate the rise of mobile workforces and dynamic team structures. Microsoft 365 empowers employees to work from anywhere on any device, with a comprehensive solution including email, calendars, file storage, a hub for teamwork, and the familiar productivity apps companies use every day. Watch this…

Innovative Ways to Connect with Microsoft Teams

Read time: 30 seconds
With COVID putting schools and businesses on hiatus, you can connect in ways never done before with Microsoft Teams. Check out this video to see the innovative ways Imperial College London has made Teams the way to move forward, and contact Xantrion Inc. to learn more. 

How to Power a Remote Workforce Using Microsoft Teams

Read time: 60 seconds
As the working world is going remote, now is the time for Microsoft Teams. Meet with your peers and get work done anywhere – on the go, at the office, even from your living room couch. Check out how to collaborate and come together with this infographic! 
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