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Mike Wilson

Backup & Recovery Strategies: Is Your Office 365 Data Protected?

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Your Office 365 data is critical to the success of your business.

Are you protecting it appropriately?
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Modern Data Management & Backup Strategies

Interlink has seen many organizations fall behind in their data management and backup strategy – and thus incur risks. Organizations must look at not only data centers and endpoints, but also at their Office 365 data to ensure their environment is properly protected and mitigating risk. Microsoft Office 365 monthly active usage is continually growing across the world – and e-mail, calendar items, OneDrive, SharePoint, and Teams files cannot be overlooked for businesses to be adequately prepared for backup/recovery scenarios.

Microsoft provides native backup/recovery capabilities, though third-party solutions can offer extended data protection and granular recovery options - for SLA (Service Level Agreement) compliance and rapid recovery from deletion, corruption, or attack. Best practices for data protection include having multiple copies of your data (housed outside source and production environments), proper retention policies, and a data strategy that doesn’t solely rely on on-premises technology. Many organizations need to keep data longer for industry requirements, legal reasons, and to meet compliance or regulatory bodies. While retention policies are important, they do not substitute for a true backup which should capture configurations/settings/security/etc. that are focused beyond the content level.

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John Rice

Cyber Insurance Webinar on 09.23.21 | How to Meet the Ever-Increasing Requirements of Cybersecurity Insurance

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Cyber Insurance Webinar save my seat

We are seeing more and more occurrences of ransomware and an increase of the damage being done - like the recent Colonial Pipeline attack. As a result, Cybersecurity Insurance providers are tightening their requirements and costs at renewal time. This is causing a perfect storm for many organizations.

Join us on September 23 for a live webinar that covers the new requirements we’re seeing. We’ll also discuss options to utilize Microsoft technologies, which you may already own, to meet those requirements and help keep your organization safe through reduced risk.

After attending the webinar, you’ll also walk away with an understanding of:

  • User and admin identity control
  • Alert monitoring, management, and automated responses
  • Endpoint protection and monitoring
  • Threat tracking and mitigation
  • Managing encryption across the environment
  • Protecting both on-premises and in-the-Cloud scenarios
  • Backup & Disaster Recovery techniques to limit risk

If you’re looking for the best, most cost-effective way to protect your organization – register for this webinar today.
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WEBINAR INFORMATION

Date: Thursday, September 23, 2021
Time: 10:00 - 11:00 AM ET
Register: Click Here
No Cost to Attend

PRESENTER INFORMATION

mike wilson

Mike Wilson
Vice President/CTO | Interlink Cloud Advisors

jimmy smogor

Jimmy Smogor
Senior Consultant | Interlink Cloud Advisors

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Jimmy Smogor

Top 7 Zero Trust Adoption Strategies

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Reduce your organization’s risk through a Zero Trust strategy – saving money and time by further securing your organization from attacks and breaches.

Read on to learn the top 7 adoption strategies to increase your organization’s security...
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Assuming your organization is secure, based on a firewall, is no longer adequate. Zero Trust is a security strategy that enables organizations to approach data security and verification with a focus on an increasingly mobile, remote, and versatile workforce environment.

What is Zero Trust?

Zero Trust is a broad strategy for modern security that reconciles today's complex environment and mobile workforce to protect people, devices, and data wherever they are located. Unlike traditional approaches that attempt to force all assets onto a “secure and compliant” network, Zero Trust focuses on the security and compliance of assets regardless of their physical or network location. Organizations must stop believing the fallacy that things behind the firewall are safe. Regardless of where a request originates or what resource it accesses, Zero Trust teaches the importance of “never trust, always verify.” 

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Mark Dreyer

Manage Microsoft Teams & Establish Security: Six Questions You Should Be Asking

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Managing Microsoft Teams enables your organization to optimize productive collaboration but requires thoughtful planning to do it well. Read on to consider what’s best for your organization!
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Overview of Teams

Microsoft Teams is a powerful platform that combines workplace chat, meetings, notes, and attachments. Teams integrates with your Office 365 subscription productivity suite and feature extensions that can integrate with non-Microsoft products as well. It provides a place for your team to collaborate on projects through unified communication, which increases business effectiveness.

Six Questions Your Organization Should Be Asking

Interlink has put together these six questions we believe all organizations should be asking themselves to ensure they are managing Teams well and have established appropriate security through governance and compliance.

  1. What data retention policies for Teams is best for your environment and industry?
  2. Who is allowed to create a Team? Should they all have those permissions?
  3. Should you archive or expire unused Teams?
  4. Do you know which of your Teams are public or private?
  5. Are you licensed correctly to fully utilize Data Loss Protection in Teams?
  6. Do you need to protect Teams from containing protected words or profanity in their names?
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John Rice

Interlink’s Energize Identity Security Workshop | Uncover Risks and Improve your Security Posture

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The statistics surrounding enterprise identity risk are staggering...

According to a recent report, 94 percent of organizations have suffered an identity-related breach at some point and 79 percent suffered such a break in the past two years. Despite those numbers, less than half of the respondents to the survey have fully implemented key identity security safeguards.1

Identity is today’s gateway to your network and properly controlling it is the key to system security. The growing implementation of cloud applications, the increased use of personal devices connecting to your network, and the rise of the remote workforce mean that you are no longer able to protect your data behind a four-wall security fortress. The challenge now is securing user identities to ensure you are limiting access to authorized users.

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