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Three-step approach to cybersecurity.?

In July, the National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence hosted a virtual workshop for industry experts to discuss practical approaches to preventing and recovering from ransomware and other cyberattacks.

Mark Simos, Lead Cybersecurity Architect at Cybersecurity Solutions Group offers three simple steps for small businesses who might be struggling with where to start:

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Don’t forget to back up your data!?

Imagine logging on tomorrow and every document, database and file in your organisation being encrypted. Now think of the consequences of not being able to recover that data…

You can never be 100% protected from ransomware (that’s a fact) so securing your Microsoft 365 environment is crucial – and backing up your data is critical. Once an organisation has been hacked, having good backups can make the difference between that company continuing to operate or going bust.

If you’re not backing up your data effectively, we urge you to start now!

For more tips on how to secure your Microsoft 365 environment, check out our latest white paper From minnows to whale sharks: why securing Microsoft 365 should be a top priority for all businesses.

Scoring high for security with Microsoft Secure Score.?

Recognising the sudden growth in cyberattacks, Microsoft developed a benchmarking system to help companies reduce their risk of attack.

Secure Score marks organisations out of 100 for various security elements including Identity and Access Management, devices, data, apps and infrastructure. With a score for each element and an overall score, you can watch your business moving up the ranks as security posture improves. Warning, it can become mildly addictive.

If you’d like to find out more about Microsoft Secure Score and how it can help businesses of every size, check out our latest white paper From minnows to whale sharks: why securing Microsoft 365 should be a top priority for all businesses.

Protecting small businesses against big threats.?

Microsoft 365 offers an incredible service for little investment. Tools like Teams made remote-working during lockdown not only possible, but seamless.

However, if you’re able to access your company’s data from anywhere on the planet – cybercriminals can also try to access your environment, from anywhere on the planet…

And that’s where Identity and Access Management comes in. Over the past few years, Gartner has ranked Microsoft as a leader in five different areas of security, including Identity and Access Management. And they really know what they’re talking about!

More information about securing your Microsoft 365 environment can be found in our latest white paper From minnows to whale sharks: why securing Microsoft 365 should be a top priority for all businesses.

How SD-WAN is changing the way the world works?

We’re all using ever greater amounts of data to keep our businesses moving. We need to work together across continents, but we still want to make things happen more quickly. We need to increase our productivity, but without increasing the cost, or compromising safety.

We’re also using networking technologies mostly based on ideas that, though revolutionary in the 1970s, have largely stood still while the world has changed around them.

It’s time for something new.

Azure makes it possible. Azured makes it easy.

Download our white paper explaining how SD-WAN is changing the way the world works.