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Why Managed Security Services?

By SUCCESS Computer Consulting, Inc

As a small business owner, we know you wear many hats. Any given day can probably find you dabbling in everything from accounting to HR to customer service. We know it can get crazy, and we respect the hustle.

There is one area, however, where that do-it-yourself attitude can get you into some serious trouble. Managing and implementing your own cybersecurity can cost you dearly down the road.

Hiring an in-house tech might not…

Comprehensive Security Solutions

By SUCCESS Computer Consulting, Inc

Companies are integrating technical systems into their operations more and more as society becomes increasingly technology-dependent. Unfortunately, with more technology comes more threats. For the small and medium-sized businesses (SMB) market, the need for high-quality security systems is critical. Hackers don’t just use one method to compromise your cybersecurity, and that’s why you need 

What is Security?

By SUCCESS Computer Consulting, Inc

Security includes two primary components:

  1. identifying unauthorized users who may have access to your systems, and
  2. protecting your information and preventing those users from accessing it.

By having strong protections in place, you can protect your data in case of accidental or intentional destruction or disclosure. Because in a world where technology is in everything we do, it is becoming increasingly important…

Data protection with Microsoft 365

By Alex Fields, Senior Solutions Architect, SUCCESS Computer Consulting

Recent research by the Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency revealed that many Office 365 tenants in the United States are vulnerable to attacks and exploits.

Misconfigured networks are the reason for these vulnerabilities. Office 365 isn't an inherently risky platform. Just like any other technology, it’s only as secure as you are willing to make it. Data protection

The Importance of DNS Security

By Eric Hassler, Field Technician, SUCCESS Computer Consulting

Domain Name System Security (DNS security) is important.

Even if you have an otherwise multi-layered defense, the tiniest cracks can bring down even the most security-hardened systems. These days, many system administrators and IT or cybersecurity professionals are laser-focusing on hardening individual endpoints. These professionals are also keeping current on vulnerabilities that need to be patched. Many of these professionals aren't prepared for a new risk that has come to light and are vulnerable.

File Sharing: Teams or SharePoint?

By Alex Fields, Senior Solutions Architect, SUCCESS Computer Consulting

Some people have asked me recently if SharePoint is necessary anymore with the advent of Microsoft Teams. Both are separate applications with separate purposes that have their own function, although they do have a lot of overlap. Looking at communications, file sharing, and other factors, let’s look at the benefits of Teams and SharePoint, and why both might be better than either-or.

Teams vs. SharePoint

In general, though, I think of them in this way:

Secure Cloud Computing with Microsoft 365

By Alex Fields, Senior Solutions Architect, SUCCESS Computer Consulting

Most of us are familiar with Office 365 by now. The most popular product bundles sold under this banner include a familiar set of productivity tools. Where it lacks though, is in tools for secure cloud computing.

Office 365's big brother, Microsoft 365, is a larger bundle of cloud-based software that provides further extensions to Office 365. These extensions answer the question: How do you effectively…

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