Don’t get caught: the threat of cyberattacks is real and everywhere

Earlier this month, the White House penned an open letter to all US companies, asking them to take urgent action against the growing threat of ransomware attacks. The letter follows attacks on the Colonial Pipeline and on one of the country’s largest meat supplies, JBS. In these types of takeover attacks, cyber criminals demand payment…
Video Blog on Transitioning for Remote Workers

The Microsoft Technology Behind Maintaining a Positive Corporate Culture with a Remote Workforce

In this 15-minute video blog post, Velosio’s Chief Human Resources Officer shares her perspective on enabling, supporting and motivating the remote worker.  She discusses the importance of communication, accountability, training and maintaining personal and professional connections with employees who seldom, if ever, come into an office. “We have always had remote workers, but like most…

Important: Steps to Remediate On-Premises Microsoft Exchange Servers Affected by Recent Hack

Microsoft 365 Version of Exchange Not Impacted. Microsoft announced this week that hackers exploited a bug in their email server software to target U.S. organizations. The vulnerabilities exist in on-premises Exchange Servers 2010, 2013, 2016, and 2019. Exchange Online is not affected. To minimize or avoid the impact, we recommend that you take immediate action to…
cyber security risk assessment

Getting to the Cloud Can Reduce Cyber Security Risks for Professional Services Firms

Business and professional services are the top industries targeted by cyber attackers in the Americas, according to the NTT Security 2020 Global Threat Intelligence Report. This is because these types of businesses retain a significant amount of confidential client data in their computer systems such as financial details, tax returns, identification numbers and intellectual property.…

Wait. Microsoft only provides a 30-day backup of my company’s Microsoft (Office) 365 data?

If you assume Microsoft backs up your Outlook, Teams, SharePoint, OneDrive and other Microsoft Office 365 data, then you’re in the majority. Unfortunately, the majority of companies are wrong. If your emails or files are deliberately or accidentally deleted, but you don’t realize until several weeks later, you won’t be able to restore your data…
Secure Score Office 365 Licensing Assessment

3 Reasons Velosio Should be Your Office 365 Licensing, Security and Maintenance Partner

 Velosio Microsoft 365 and Office 365 Licensing and Management Services will allow you to simplify and control the most fundamental tool set your employees use every day, but the advantages go much further. In a modern digital workplace where remote workers are the new normal and online interaction sometimes outstrips in-person interaction, it is crucial that…
Microsoft Teams Offer

Heads up! Microsoft is providing some serious discounts on meeting and calling experiences in Teams

This week, Microsoft announced a new promotion that I thought many of you should be aware of, including 35% off Advanced Communications for Enterprise Agreement customers, FastTrack support on Skype for Business and Audio Conferencing for Free. If standardizing communications through Teams is something your organization has considered, there is no better time to move…