Internet Proxy Servers, VPN and Ransomware: Beware!

[fa icon="pencil'] Posted by Jeff Wilkinson [fa icon="calendar'] December 14, 2016 [fa icon="tags'] Email Security, Data Security, Information Security

Proxy servers and VPN services are an important feature for today’s mobile business to adapt. They allow users to remotely access the company network when working from a virtual office. They can also open the door to a malicious attack if not properly managed and allowed to users in limited form. Here’s a breakdown of what you need to know and how your company can protect itself from ransomware like CryptoLocker and the newest incarnation, Cerber.

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Fake Mobile Retail Apps and How to Protect Yourself from ID Theft

[fa icon="pencil'] Posted by Jeff Wilkinson [fa icon="calendar'] November 23, 2016 [fa icon="tags'] Email Security, Data Security, Information Security

A new scam just in time for Black Friday and holiday shopping.

Our mobile devices are a great way to accelerate our lives and make them easier and less hectic, especially when navigating the holiday shopping rush. Unfortunately, malicious scammers know this too and are now hijacking retail stores’ mobile applications, hoping you’ll install their fake version on your mobile device so they can steal your identity.

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Office 365: How to Set Default Retention Policy for New Users

[fa icon="pencil'] Posted by John Certeza [fa icon="calendar'] March 8, 2016 [fa icon="tags'] Microsoft, Microsoft Office, How To Guide, Email Security, PowerShell

Like many organizations, you may want to enforce a Default Retention Policy for your users to comply with company policy, government regulations or legal needs. However, many help desks skip over retention policy setup during the new user process. Luckily there is a to set the default retention policy for all new mailboxes.

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Beware! What is Spear Phishing Email and How to Avoid Getting Scammed

[fa icon="pencil'] Posted by Scott Pelletier [fa icon="calendar'] March 3, 2016 [fa icon="tags'] How To Guide, Lewan News & PR, Microsoft Outlook, Email Security, Data Security, infographic

Are your employees on the lookout for spear phishing emails? Could they spot and prevent one if an attempt is made?

91% of targeted attacks involve spear phishing emails. (Trend Micro)

We're unfortunately seeing an increase in clients falling prey to a common phishing technique called spear phishing. Unlike the wide net cast by other common phishing attempts, spear phishing is directed at specific individuals or companies.

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How to Recover Email Retention Policy Settings in Microsoft Office 365

[fa icon="pencil'] Posted by John Certeza [fa icon="calendar'] August 28, 2015 [fa icon="tags'] Microsoft, Microsoft Exchange, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Outlook, Email Security, PowerShell

One of our clients recently migrated their email from Microsoft Exchange to Microsoft Office 365 and after the fact realized they hadn't migrated their employee retention policy settings. We were unsure of which users had a one year retention policy or two year retention policy.

The good news is, this information isn't totally lost.

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How to Fix Common Microsoft Outlook Bugs and Errors

[fa icon="pencil'] Posted by Austin Murr [fa icon="calendar'] August 21, 2015 [fa icon="tags'] How To Guide, Microsoft Outlook, Email Security

Do any of these issues sound familiar?

  • Missing some email (can be anywhere in your mailbox – Inbox, subfolders, deleted items, sent items, etc.
  • Continuous or repeated prompts for password when you know your credentials are correct
  • Inability to delete, move, or send items
  • Search either failing or not returning all items
  • General poor performance or behavior

A likely answer is that you might benefit by rebuilding your Outlook profile.

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