Why litigation holds are not a viable alternative to backups
Microsoft does not provide backup and recovery tools for its Office 365 services and has no plans to include them in the future. Some organizations use litigation holds as a substitute for email data protection, but this method doesn’t meet all the requirements that are expected of a backup solution. A litigation hold placed on… (0 comment)

Extortion Threatens Reputational Damage
Scammers are sending emails threatening to damage the reputation of websites unless the sites’ owners hand over 0.3 bitcoin, or around $2,400, according to BleepingComputer. The attackers say that they’ll send out billions of spam emails to millions of email addresses and websites. All of these emails will be spoofed to appear as though they’re… (0 comment)

ManageEngine Desktop Central: Desktop & Mobile Device Management Software
Do You Need an Easy Way to Manage Your Organization’s Desktops & Mobile Devices? Introducing ManageEngine Desktop Central – Desktop & Mobile Device Management Software. Desktop Central is a unified endpoint management solution that helps you manage your servers, laptops, desktops, smartphones & tablets from a central location. Download Your 30-Day Trial at www.ManageEngine.ca/DesktopCentral and… (0 comment)

Two-factor authentication for secure access to cloud apps in hybrid AD
In an earlier post, we dealt with the benefits of single sign-on (SSO) for cloud apps in hybrid Active Directory (AD). While SSO is good in the sense that it simplifies user access to multiple cloud apps, it doesn’t adequately shield users from compromised credentials. When a user’s password is compromised in an SSO environment,… (0 comment)