Monday, January 30, 2023

Why the shift from #cybersecurity to #cyberresilience? Reply to start a conversation on trends and ideas.

Why the shift from #cybersecurity to #cyberresilience? Reply to start a conversation on trends and ideas.

From data silos to holistic, analytical sales management and data-driven customer service: Power equipment manufacturer STIHL relies on Dynamics 365 in sales, marketing and service

ANDREAS STIHL AG & CO KG is a long-established company in Germany that recently expanded its portfolio to include digital products and solutions such as robotic mowers and a connected platform. It relies on Microsoft Dynamics 365 Sales and Microsoft Dynamics 365 Customer Service to meet constantly evolving market demands with decentralized sales and service processes. Get the story on how Dynamics 365 helps STIHL deliver consistent, authentic experiences across all touchpoints.

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SMBs must adapt and evolve to survive, according to the latest Microsoft research

Many small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) are grappling with rising costs, post-pandemic supply chain issues and increased cybersecurity threats. Digital technology is the key to unlocking your organization's full potential and meeting these challenges head-on. Read this blog for insight from Microsoft ANZ SMC lead, Harish Vellat, on 4 areas to focus your efforts.

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Strengthening Cyber Resilience in the Oil and Gas Industry

The oil and gas industry uses a variety of complex systems and technologies that are becoming increasingly vulnerable to cyberattacks. Now, through the Cyber Resilience Pledge, more than 20 global CEOs have committed to work together to improve cyber resilience across the ecosystem. Read about their collective efforts in this Journal of Petroleum Technology blog post.

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Wednesday, January 25, 2023

Free Cloud Readiness Assessment

Setting clear expectations and performance goals for cloud infrastructure is critical to its success. Experts in cloud infrastructure strategy and implementation, NetWerks Strategic Services, LLC can help establish goals and identify opportunities and areas for improvement to maximize the value of your cloud infrastructure investment and ensure it meets the needs of users and customers. Receive a free Cloud Readiness Assessment when you schedule direct.

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Free Cyberrisk Assessment

Ensure the #cybersecurity controls you implement are a match to the risks you face. Receive a free cyber risk assessment when you schedule direct.

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Tuesday, January 24, 2023

Improve security with remote access and verifiable ID's

Among the many benefits of Microsoft Entra Verified ID is that it can help ensure organizations consistently match the most qualified person with the right project. Request a free consultation with one of our experts to discuss how NetWerks Strategic Services, LLC can help you improve security with remote access and verifiable IDs enabled by technology solutions like Microsoft Entra.

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Cost of data breaches to global businesses at five-year high

Research from business insurer Hiscox shows that the cost of dealing with cyber events for businesses has more than tripled. Read this blog for an overview of the financial toll of cyber incidents and the best way to reduce your risk and limit impact.

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Azure Virtual Desktop Essentials

Meet Microsoft's cloud VDI solution with centralized security, management and scalability built in. It's an efficient and flexible approach to desktop virtualization without compromising control. Watch this demo video for an introduction and full tour of Azure Virtual Desktop Essentials including what it is, how it works and options for configuration.

How do people perceive #cybersecurity? Why is cybersecurity awareness so hard to achieve? RT to start a conversation.

How do people perceive #cybersecurity? Why is cybersecurity awareness so hard to achieve? RT to start a conversation.

Cyber, business interruption remain top global corporate risks

A report by Allianz Group's corporate insurance unit, Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty, shows cybersecurity risk is a top concern at the most senior levels of corporations worldwide. Read this blog for a dive into findings from the report including top threats, cybercrime costs and factors fueling concerns around data breaches.

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Monday, January 23, 2023

Microsoft Secures Azure Enclaves with Hardware Guards

Microsoft is putting hardware in charge of data protection in Azure to help customers feel confident about sharing data with authorized parties within the cloud environment. This blog provides an overview of a series of hardware security announcements to highlight Azure's confidential computing offerings. Read the blog to learn how advances in Azure confidential computing deliver the ultimate in data protection.

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Cloudy with a chance of success: Moving your contact centre to the cloud

The cloud is transforming organizations, unleashing $1 trillion in value for Fortune 500 companies. That's why now is the time to migrate to cloud contact centers that give you the scalability and flexibility to deliver personalized experiences and adapt to changing customer preferences faster and more cost-effectively. Read this blog for insight.

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Cybersecurity and the Myth of Quiet Quitting

People are working harder than ever. They're not happy about it, and that might be bad for business. A dissatisfied workforce increases the potential for insider threats. Read this blog to learn why and how.

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Avanade Reimagines Access to Training and Skills Management Using Microsoft Entra Verified ID

Oftentimes the best and most creative ideas come from within an organization, as professional services and technology provider Avanade recently found out. Read the blog to gain insight on how Microsoft Entra Verified ID helped enable this as the company shifted from owning all the identities and credentials to the users controlling their own credentials—when they want to use them and what they want to share.

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Tuesday, January 17, 2023

Free Virtual Desktop Consultation

Try before you buy is always good advice. That's why you should take advantage of a free consultation with one of our experts on Azure Virtual Desktop and how it can help you create a secure, flexible and adaptive hybrid cloud environment. Sign up for the Free Azure Virtual Desktop consultation today.

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Complimentary Cloud Reliability Consultation

Understanding the reliability of your cloud infrastructure is essential to identifying opportunities, areas for improvement and risks. In addition, it can help you establish performance goals to ensure your cloud infrastructure meets the needs of users and customers. Experts in cloud infrastructure planning and implementation, NetWerks Strategic Services, LLC can help you assess the reliability of yours. Receive a Complimentary Cloud Reliability Consultation when you schedule direct.

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Free Cybersecurity Best Practices Consultation

NetWerks Strategic Services, LLC offers cybersecurity technology and expertise to help you deal with the complex security vulnerabilities caused by post-pandemic distributed workplaces and remote work routines. Get a complimentary cybersecurity consultation when you schedule direct.

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Azure Defender for IoT helps Global Geological Materials Company Secure Production and Bridge the IT/OT Gap

Keeping pace with digital transformation isn't easy, particularly when your company is mainly focused on pulling rocks from the ground. This customer success story highlights how an IoT security solution became a top priority for global lime and minerals producer Lhoist to keep digital transformation from stalling. Microsoft Azure Defender for IoT has enabled Lhoist's critical OT equipment to be more connected to the plant's IT network, which is in turn connected to the larger organization's corporate IT network. With 80 plants in more than 25 countries, this unifying of IT security with industrial automation was a critical factor in the company's continued digital transformation evolution. Read the story to learn from Lhoist's experience.

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The Total Economic Impact™ Of Thales CipherTrust Data Security Platform

In the post-pandemic, digital-first world, distributed workplaces and remote work routines create new security vulnerabilities for employers. As the IT landscape becomes increasingly complex, organizations must rethink their data security strategy to protect valuable customer data while demonstrating compliance with ever-evolving privacy and compliance regulations. In the TEI report, you will discover how The Thales CipherTrust Platform not only protects your assets on-premises and in the cloud, but also simplifies policy management and reduces your cost of compliance. The cybersecurity experts from NetWerks Strategic Services, LLC can help your organization take advantage of the cost savings and business benefits of Thales CipherTrust Data Security Platform.

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Monday, January 16, 2023

What is Azure Virtual Desktop?

Azure Virtual Desktop is a desktop and app virtualization service that runs in the cloud. A 2-minute read, this article shows 6 tasks you can do when you run Azure Virtual Desktop on Azure. Read the blog for a walkthrough.

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How AmerisourceBergen ensures customer trust in the highly-regulated Healthcare Industry

Ranked #8 on the Fortune 500 with over $200 billion in annual revenue, AmerisourceBergen works to create healthier futures by providing unparalleled access, efficiency and reliability for human and animal health in the vast majority of U.S. hospitals. Read the customer story to discover how Thales CipherTrust Data Security Platform protected and managed all AmerisourceBergen's sensitive patient Personal Health Information (PHI) Personal Identifiable Information (PII) vendor data, the privacy of all PHI and PII collected data, while keeping in compliance with regulations such as HIPAA. Contact NetWerks Strategic Services, LLC to start building peace of mind into your cybersecurity system with the Thales CipherTrust Data Security Platform.

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Measuring the value of moving to the cloud — and innovative ways to get there

With the financial services industry facing challenges in data management reliability, governance and security, there is no time to waste on moving to the cloud. Organizations that act decisively in cloud adoption will quickly discover new paths to innovation. In this Microsoft Industry Blog post, Microsoft CTO Laurent Verdier outlines the transformative benefits of moving to the cloud and provides tips for determining and taking the best path. Read the blog for ideas on how cloud adoption can set you up for long-term success.

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Economic Impact of CipherTrust Platform

Thales commissioned Forrester Consulting to conduct a Total Economic Impact™ (TEI) study and examine the potential return on investment (ROI) enterprises may realize by deploying the CipherTrust Platform. The study illustrates how Thales' CipherTrust Data Security Platform's next-generation unified data protection, discovers, protects and controls sensitive data anywhere. After reading it, you'll understand why Frost & Sullivan named Thales Software Monetization as the 2022 Market Leader in global software licensing and entitlement management. Ready to talk improving cybersecurity and boosting your company's ROI? NetWerks Strategic Services, LLC can help you get started with a complimentary cybersecurity consultation.

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New Research Shows IoT and OT Innovation is Critical to Business but Comes with Significant Risk

This blog explores the security risks inherent with IoT/OT and concludes adoption is critical even with the security challenges. In addition, it provides a link to a collaborative report from Microsoft and the Ponemon Institute highligting data on the state of IoT and OT security from a customer's perspective. Read the blog for a review of the research and quantified findings.

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Growth Opportunity Analysis of the Global Software License Management Market

The continual demand for SaaS products and Intelligent devices has created the need for more robust entitlement management. Read the report for an in-depth analysis of the SLM market, emerging trends and challenges, an overview of solutions and opportunities available across the global market. Then contact NetWerks Strategic Services, LLC to get started with Thales, the market leader in global software licensing and entitlement management.

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Wednesday, January 11, 2023

Get Started with Teams for Retail

This blog offers a step-by-step look at how the flexibility of Microsoft Teams for Retail allows the platform to be set up to benefit the very specific needs of retail.

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Complimentary Cybersecurity Compliance Consultation

Let the experts at NetWerks Strategic Services, LLC help your organization ensure adherence with all relevant cyber regulatory requirements and cyber laws. Receive a complimentary cybersecurity compliance consultation when you schedule direct.

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Cybersecurity Labor Shortage Grows Worse in US and Worldwide

Despite the training and hiring of hundreds of thousands of new workers, the cybersecurity industry's labor shortage is only growing worse. Read the article to learn how demand for talent continues to outstrip supply as companies around the world scramble to shore up security amid growing threats of cyber attack.

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IT Management Process & Infrastructure Review

Management inefficiencies contribute in a big way to unforeseen costs. NetWerks Strategic Services, LLC can help you minimize costs and maximize efficiency. Receive a free IT Management Process & Infrastructure Review when you schedule direct.

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Tuesday, January 10, 2023

What the industry wants to improve on NIST Cybersecurity Framework 2.0

The NIST Cybersecurity Framework was meant to be a dynamic document that is continuously revised, enhanced and updated to keep pace with the evolving threat landscape. Read the article to learn about the most recent and most significant update, CSF 2.0.

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Announcing General Availability of Scheduled Agent Updates on Azure Virtual Desktop

Read the Microsoft blog to learn about a feature that gives IT admins control over when the Azure Virtual Desktop agent, side-by-side stack and Geneva Monitoring agent get updated.

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It's time to fortify your data! Get a free 1-on-1 risk assessment

Protecting an organization's network and data is paramount. Employees are at risk too if their passwords are compromised and access is not restricted in the event of a cyberattack.

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Has your organization updated your #cybersecurity defenses? As the threat landscape continues to change, keeping pace is critical. Reply to stay informed of the latest cybersecurity trends and ways to address them.

Has your organization updated your #cybersecurity defenses? As the threat landscape continues to change, keeping pace is critical. Reply to stay informed of the latest cybersecurity trends and ways to address them.

Fortify Your Data Against Threats

Unmatched volumes of data inform Microsoft security solutions. Check out this infographic to see how Microsoft helps prevent security risks and protect corporate data regardless of volume.

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Monday, January 9, 2023

Will new CISA guidelines move the needle on cyber defense?

CISA is set to release a long-anticipated list of cyber performance goals for critical infrastructure. Read the article to learn how much impact this list will have on further regulation while Congress and the White House remain divided.

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Simplify IT Management

This infographic illustrates how with Azure Virtual Desktop, IT teams can focus more on users, apps and OS images instead of hardware inventory and maintenance.

Technology Can Help Unlock a New Future for Frontline Workers

This Microsoft report explores findings from a survey of 9,600 frontline employees and managers and reveals that despite their essential role in every industry, these workers have traditionally been underserved by technology. Read the report to see how technology adoption on the frontline is accelerating and making a difference.

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Want better security with enhanced access control? Monitor apps and services, protect data and control access to resources with @msftsecurity solutions from NetWerks Strategic Services, LLC.

Want better security with enhanced access control? Monitor apps and services, protect data and control access to resources with @msftsecurity solutions from NetWerks Strategic Services, LLC.

Thursday, January 5, 2023

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Wednesday, January 4, 2023

REI Connects with Customers for Virtual Outfitting

Outdoor apparel retailer REI modernizes the frontline worker experience by equipping employees on the shop floor with iPads and other Apple mobile devices and Microsoft 365 productivity tools. This customer story highlights REI's creative use of Microsoft Teams to create an online virtual outfitting solution. Get the story for a look at results including high customer satisfaction and improved agility.

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Schedule a free 1-on-1 risk assessment

Give us a few minutes and we will review your current security posture and future needs.

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Cyber Resiliency Consultation

How prepared is your organization to accelerate remediation and minimize disruption when a breach occurs? Let the experts at NetWerks Strategic Services, LLC help you improve your cyber resilience strategy by scheduling a complimentary cyber resiliency consultation.

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NCSC publishes supply chain security guidance

In response to a growing trend in supply chain attacks, the National Cyber Security Center (NCSC) has published new guidance for organizations on assessing defenses and resilience in supply chains. Read the blog for additional insight.

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Tuesday, January 3, 2023

It's Time to Create a Modern Digital Workspace Experience

Is your organization's IT approach to desktop and app management ready for digital transformation? Download this Microsoft eBook to learn how to strike the perfect balance between user experience, security and IT overhead.

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The proposed EU Cyber Resilience Act: What it is and how it may impact the supply chain

The proposed EU Cyber Resilience Act sets out new cybersecurity related requirements for products with "digital elements". Read the blog to learn what these security regulations entail.

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VMware Horizon Cloud on Microsoft Azure

Delivering a secure remote work platform that increases user productivity and remains cost effective isn't an easy task. Read the datasheet to learn how VMware Horizon Cloud on Microsoft Azure is enabling remote work from the cloud quickly and securely.

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Hacker Hunting and Built-in Protections with Microsoft Azure

Microsoft Azure automatically uncovers attack vectors that can lead to broader exploits, offering full protection from any attack on your system. Watch this video showing how Microsoft Azure can detect and stop attacks on your IT infrastructure on demand.

Have you been fine tuning your #cybersecurity "A" game? The stakes have never been higher. Reply to learn why.

Have you been fine tuning your #cybersecurity "A" game? The stakes have never been higher. Reply to learn why.

Monday, January 2, 2023

Beazley warns of cyber risk complacency

There is growing concern about complacency around active cyber risk management and maintaining resilience to cyber threats. Read the blog to gain insight on the factors fueling these concerns.

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Free Cloud Adoption Assessment

What are your digital workspace options? Meet with a Microsoft Azure expert to discuss.

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Retail Day in the Life with Microsoft Teams

Microsoft Teams empowers retail workers to be connected, productive, and focused on customers and tasks at hand. Watch the video for a quick look at the capabilities that make it all possible including shift management, task management and push-to-talk communications.

Ransomware by Industry Image

What 3 industries are hit hardest by ransomware? Take a guess and check back next week for insight. 💡 Like this post if you'd like help assessing your cloud needs and how @Microsoft #Azure can address them with a NetWerks Strategic Services, LLC expert.