Bridging the Gap: Emergency Subsidy

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) recently approved an emergency subsidy for low-income households to get high-speed internet in an effort to bridge the digital divide cutting many Americans off from online communication during the pandemic. The FCC agreed to offer up to $50 a month to low-income households, up to $75 a month to households…

February 2021

Safety First Does your organization send email content or attachments containing important information like birth dates, social security numbers, account numbers? Using Microsoft Office 365 email with an Azure Protection license will allow your emails to be encrypted before they are sent and will keep the information from anyone but the intended party. Even after…

Rackspace Technology: Partnering with MCG

Rackspace Technology, Inc., a leading end-to-end multicloud technology solutions company has successfully partnered with MCG to provide a more secure, seamless remote work situation amid the pandemic. The collaboration has centered around migrating customers to Microsoft 365 to help increase MCG’s secure email hosting and provide access to collaboration tools now essential to remote work success.…

Chrome zero-day browser bug: Patch now!

Though Google’s Project Zero bug-hunting team is usually vocal when describing software vulnerabilities, they’ve taken a very quiet approach to a just-patched bug in the Chrome browser this past week. Typically the team discovers and patches vulnerabilities before they can be taken advantage of; in this case cybercrooks were already abusing the hole in real-life…

February 2021 – Newsletter, Safety First – Guarding Your Email Content From Unauthorized Access

Does your organization send email content or attachments containing important information like birth dates, social security numbers, account numbers? Using Microsoft Office 365 email with an Azure Protection license will allow your emails to be encrypted before they are sent and will keep the information from anyone but the intended party. Even after the recipient…

January 2021

Teams Features Earlier this month, Microsoft 365 released several Message center announcements, including various new Teams features and updates to look out for. Meeting recaps are now available in the calendar event details tab. The recap will help meeting attendees as well as those who are unable to attend with a meeting recording, transcript, and…

December 2020

Salesforce Buys Slack In a $27.7 billion megadeal, Salesforce has announced it will acquire Slack. Salesforce, a CRM powerhouse, will wade deeper into enterprise social with the purchase. Rumors of the pending deal surfaced earlier, causing Slack’s stock price to spike. Marc Benioff, Salesforce co-founder and CEO says of the deal: “This is a match…

November 2020

Warshipping Warshipping, a new cyberattack technique, is on the rise, and consumers should be wary. Most of us online shop, expecting fast delivery times, so it isn’t a surprise to come home to a package, or multiple packages, on our doorsteps. What should come as a shock is that some of these packages could be…