As organizations around the world struggle to enable millions of remote workers, the use of VPNs is skyrocketing. And for most organizations, that is a huge mistake.
Back in September we released two security solutions focused specifically on one of the key vulnerabilities that lead to ransomware and brute-force attacks - and that vulnerability is RDP. In 2019 ransomware and brute-force attacks increased by 118% according to the McAfee Labs Threat Report - and much of that access was gained by brute-force attacks to open and exposed remote access points...
Even though the end-of-service (EOS) date for Windows 7 was January 14, 2020, it is reported that 28 percent of all Windows PCs are still running Windows 7. You'd think that, with the extensive advanced warning, organizations would have migrated from Windows 7 a while ago to avoid the steep cost of the Microsoft Extended Security Updates (ESUs). So what's holding people back from migrating?
The following is a transcript of our recent webinar on how to improve the education experience while optimizing infrastructure and reducing cost, featuring a great panel including Google for Education, Homer Central School District, and Cameyo.
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According to a recent survey of 1,600+ MSPs for the 2019 “State of the MSP Report” by Datto (download the full report here), one of the top three problems that MSPs faced in 2019 was revenue growth. Also revealed in that survey, “Productivity Software” came in at #3 in the top products and services offered by MSPs in 2019. Those two stats illustrate a key challenge (and opportunity) for MSPs -...
I was just reading a great article by Erica Mixon of TechTarget's SearchEnterpriseDesktop and SearchVirtualDesktop sites where she provides three great tips on preparing for the upcoming Windows 7 deadline. As you likely know, official support for Windows 7 ends on January 14, 2020. After that, technical assistance and software updates will no longer be available for Windows 7.
Ask any organization what's holding up some aspect of their full cloud migration and you're bound to hear "legacy Windows applications" as a common answer.
If you’re like most schools, over the years you’ve made significant investments in Windows applications. And a critical part of continuing to capitalize on that investment requires those applications be updated and working properly. This probably brings to mind three letters that drive you crazy - .exe.
For as long as school budgets have existed, wisely spending funds has been an issue. One of the challenges schools face is keeping pace with technology. Enter cloud technologies - which bring the promise of cost-efficient tools for managing school IT environments.
Today, most schools have mandates in place to move everything to the cloud, giving all of their students access to applications and...