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See Microsoft 365 Nation at these Fall events!

See Microsoft 365 Nation at these Fall events!

It’s the reason for the Fall season in our eyes: technology events! You can meet Harry Brelsford, founder of SMB Nation (and Microsoft 365 Nation) at the following events between now and Christmas! Better yet, arrive “camera ready” and we’ll interview you about a “365...

Celebrating Rafique’s 21st Article

Celebrating Rafique’s 21st Article

Cloud consultant Hamza Rafique has published his 21st article in his “Office App and Service Office 365” series. The article was interesting to me as he addresses shared mailboxes and resources. The specific angle is the Exchange Admin Center and recipients. Its also...

It’s All About the BASS…errr…NETWORK!

It’s All About the BASS…errr…NETWORK!

Community member Rob Leon, and practicing Managed Services Provider (MSP) in southern Florida, reminds the Microsoft 365 Nation community that it’s all about the fitness of your technology infrastructure / network. Two take away points.

Back To School: Student Privacy and Security

Back To School: Student Privacy and Security

Ryan Brooks recently dropped an article on the site Netwrix that caught my eye with the Fall term underway in the academic community. He endeavors to highlight student data preaches including an online education site, K12.com, that exposed 7-million records for 19,000...

LEON: WEE!

LEON: WEE!

Long-time Managed Services Provider (MSP) thought leader Rob Leon has done it again. Using a light hearted approach (something of a combination of HiKu poetry and a list), Leon elegantly lays out a way to think about how you need to have web, Email and Endpoint(s) are work in coordination to maximize protection. I like it.

UPDATE: FortiGuard Labs Identifies LokiBot

UPDATE: FortiGuard Labs Identifies LokiBot

We scan the security and threat environment here at Microsoft 365 Nation so you can stay focused on your day job. Our friends at Fortinet had just issued details on a newly discovered infostealer attack that uses LokiBot.

SD-WAN vs. MPLS

SD-WAN vs. MPLS

This is a timely contribution as in late September we’re host an education session on software defined networking with Wide Area Networks (SD-WAN). So my hope and desire is that you’ll read up on the topic before our event so we both leave richer for it.

What is NIST?

What is NIST?

I’m constantly amazed at how little I know the wiser and more experienced I get. Case in point. A couple weeks ago I attended the SolarWinds Empower 2019 conference in Atlanta. During a partner panel conversation, the term NIST arose (and I didn’t know what it means – hey – I only know what I know). So as you might imagine, I quickly searched on my laptop while the panelist were speaking.