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State of Emergency

The City of New Orleans declared a state of emergency on Friday, December 13th due to a cybersecurity attack. Information is scarce, although Mayor Cantrell confirmed that the attack was a ransomware attack during a press conference.   On...

#NoMoreMeetings

Have you ever been in a meeting and have said to yourself, "Why am I here?" or "This is taking longer than expected." or "I could be doing anything else."   What about after the meetings are over? Do you have trouble finding the...

Crayon receives AWS Well-Architected Partner Status

Crayon announced today it has earned a specialized Amazon Web Services (AWS) partner status for its deep technical proficiency and proven customer success.  “The achievement empowers Crayon to provide a more effective engagement and...

What's New in Microsoft Teams

Microsoft Ignite is an annual conference for developers and IT professionals hosted by Microsoft. This year, attendees can expect 1000+ sessions with over 200+ hands-on experiences over four days. We've detailed some exciting new features...

Microsoft's Productivity Cloud

We recently saw that Microsoft announced many new features for Microsoft Teams at Ignite 2019. If you have heard Microsoft speak about their flagship product, Microsoft Teams, you may have heard it referred to as the "Hub for Teamwork,"...

Forget Your Password

At Microsoft Ignite 2019, we heard from Microsoft CISO, Brett Arsenault, who said: "You shouldn't know your password." This may come as a surprise because, as we all know, it’s our password that gives us access to our accounts,...

How to Significantly Improve the Security of Your IT Estate

Recently, I was sitting at home reading and abruptly, my power went out. There weren’t any weather issues and this had not happened before.  The next thing that came to my mind was: It’s Ransomware!  Thirty seconds later, my power...

Why Effective Collaboration Tools Are Vital for the Modern...

Providing a modern workplace with effective collaboration tools will facilitate and accelerate the processes taking place within your work environment. Whereas a business that neglects to provide such tools or in fact the right tools, will...

Top Ways To Protect Your Company Against Cyber Attacks

It is a common misconception that small businesses are unsusceptible to cyber crimes, unfortunately it is only a misconception. Recent studies have highlighted an increase of cyber attacks on small businesses (approx. 250 employees) since...

The Importance of a Modern Workplace - How Digital Will...

What is digital transformation? A digital transformation integrates digital technology into all areas of your business, bringing about a fundamental transformation to your core operation methods and providing customers with a greater value...