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National Cybersecurity Awareness Month: Do Your Part – Be Cyber Smart

September 28th, 2020

October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM), and the theme for 2020 is – “Do Your Part. #BeCyberSmart." NCSAM is in its 17th year and in the years since it was launched by the National Cyber Security Alliance, its mission has been to promote safe behaviors so that Americans can act responsibly and stay safe as they use the internet in their work and personal lives.

5 Signs That It’s Time to Move to SharePoint

September 15th, 2020

SharePoint is Microsoft’s file storage and sharing platform, but it can do a lot more for your business than just save your files. If you’re looking for a way to use technology to improve your business, then moving to SharePoint is the direction you should go to streamline processes, beef up security, optimize your remote workforce, and improve internal communications.

M365 Use Case: Streamline Processes with Power Automate

September 8th, 2020

What Can You Do with Microsoft 365?
USE CASE: Microsoft Power Automate
SITUATION:
A company had a series of tasks that needed to be completed whenever a new hire was onboarded. These tasks included activities in different departments. For example, HR gathered employee information; Accounting set up payroll; Marketing ordered shirts and business cards; IT set up computer equipment; and Security created key cards for building access.

Microsoft 365 Use Case: Message with Teams Instead of Text Messaging

August 17th, 2020

What Can You Do with Microsoft 365?
USE CASE: Microsoft Teams
SITUATION:
A company needed to record incoming shipments of supplies at various job locations. The onsite employees were using their personal cell phones to take photos of the shipments and were sending those via text messaging to the office to verify the shipments.

3 Reasons Why You Need Policies to Communicate Security Expectations to Your Remote Workforce

August 10th, 2020

If you’re relying on unspoken or informal standards to communicate security expectations to your remote workforce, then you can expect to have some confusion and gaps in the way your company is managing cybersecurity. Documented security policies are what you need to inform employees about acceptable behavior, and to help them to understand their role in maintaining cybersecurity.

Lack of Security Policies = Cybersecurity Red Flag

August 3rd, 2020

If you need to follow regulatory compliance for protecting information, you probably already know that a good chunk of your cybersecurity strategy is in deciding how you’re going to control access to information with security policies. The creation of security policies, however, is important for any business that wants to provide consistency in how they handle data.

XPERTECHS Ranked Among World’s Most Elite 501 Managed Service Providers

July 28th, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

Ellicott City, Maryland – July 28, 2020 – XPERTECHS, has been named as one of the world’s premier managed service providers on the prestigious 2020 annual Channel Futures MSP 501 rankings.

For the 13th year running, MSPs from around the globe completed an exhaustive survey and application this spring to self-report product offerings, annual total and recurring revenues, profits, revenue mix, growth opportunities and company and customer demographic information.

XPERTECHS Fast-Tracked Virtual Upsizing at Friedman, Framme and Thrush, P.A.

July 7th, 2020

The remote work transition for law firm Friedman, Framme and Thrush didn’t start in March of 2020 when the COVID-19 pandemic caused companies to send their employees home to work. It actually began nearly five years earlier when Bill Thrush, managing partner, set a plan in motion to downsize the physical footprint of the company, while upsizing its virtual footprint.

Remote Work Slows Creative Process But Reveals Resilience at Bonstra | Haresign ARCHITECTS

June 8th, 2020

You can’t blame the people at Bonstra | Haresign ARCHITECTS if they feel a little out of sorts as they work from their individual remote locations during the COVID-19 public health crisis. After all, the work they do in architectural design is all about creating physical spaces that not only set the stage for daily life, they stimulate the kind of human interactions that build community.

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