Managing Office 365 DLP (Data Loss Prevention)

Data loss prevention (DLP) is an intelligent service that’s part of Microsoft Office 365. It looks for messages, files and documents that contain sensitive information and applies the policies you configure about what can and cannot be done with that data. The most common types of sensitive information an organization would want DLP to look … Continued

Top 3 Audit Challenges and How to Overcome Them

No matter what role you play in the audit process, the experience can be painful. If you’re an external consultant, you have to work with clients who have limited budgets and high expectations. And if you’re an internal IT/security auditor, you might have to wade through a sea of internal politics to get your work … Continued

Top 10 Best Network Monitoring Tools

If you don’t know the state of your network every second of the day, you’re like a blind pilot inevitably headed for disaster. Fortunately, the market now offers many good software solutions, both commercial and open source, for network monitoring. Handpicked related content: [Free Download] Network Security Best Practices With functionality such as discovering network … Continued

Exchange Online Protection Quick Reference Guide

Microsoft Office 365 comes with an enterprise-class, cloud-based mail hygiene solution called Microsoft Exchange Online Protection (EOP). Mail sent to your organization is directed by your DNS MX records to the EOP service, where it is scrubbed of spam, malware, unsolicited backscatter, phishing attempts and more; only then does it go to the Exchange servers … Continued

Network Devices Explained

To build a strong network and defend it, you need to understand the devices that comprise it. What are network devices? Network devices, or networking hardware, are physical devices that are required for communication and interaction between hardware on a computer network. Handpicked related content: [Free Download] Network Security Best Practices Types of network devices … Continued

How to Set Up a Hybrid Office 365 and Migrate to Exchange Online

So, you’ve set up a a hybrid Microsoft environment, with Azure Active Directory Connect performing synchronization from your on-prem AD to Office 365 as explained in my post, “Quick Guide: How to Sync Your Active Directory to Office 365.” What about Exchange? You can choose to move completely to Exchange Online, or you can choose … Continued

[Infographics] IT Risks in Finance: Danger of Human Errors

This is the third post about the most common IT risks facing major industry sectors. This time, we have extracted data from the 2018 IT Risks Survey to find out more about the problems and concerns of banks, insurance companies, credit unions and other financial institutions. The survey covers the six most common types of … Continued