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Office 365 Backup – Why is it necessary?

Posted by Graham Stead on 07 May 2020

What backup does Office 365 provide natively?

Office 365 does include some native capability to restore data. For example, information deleted from your mailbox goes into your deleted items folder. If information is deleted from there, administrators have the ability to restore from a secondary ‘system wide’ recycling bin. However data is only held in here for a small period of time (typically 14-30 days dependant on what it is and how Office 365 has been configured), and can also be purged entirely at any time, from which there is no ability to recover.

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Recorded Webinar - "You applied the remote working 'band aid' - What should your priorities be now?"

Posted by Graham Stead on 04 May 2020

Your immediate priority at the start of COVID-19 lockdown was to resolve the remote worker challenge. This forced change, in such a short amount of time, will mean that you've introduced new risks to your business; you had no choice though other than getting staff home and working!

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Office 365 - What you may not know

Posted by Graham Stead on 22 April 2020

Office 365 is key to collaboration, especially during COVID-19 as teams need to remain productive whilst working from home.

You will have heard of SharePoint, Teams, and OneNote, but have you heard about Planner, Delve, Forms and Yammer?

Check out our video walkthrough of the key Office 365 applications to help you and your teams stay productive and #staysafe whilst working remote.

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Top 5 Ways to Stay Secure Whilst Remote Working

Posted by Graham Stead on 22 April 2020

The current coronavirus outbreak has resulted in many more employees working from home, however this isnʼt isnʼt a new phenomenon. Many organisations offer a flexible working policy, where staff can spend some of their working week from the comfort of their own homes. However, this luxury has its downsides, mainly in the form of online security threats.

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Why Coronavirus and Microsoft Teams might transform your productivity

Posted by Graham Stead on 27 March 2020

 

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Why you should move to a cloud communication system

Posted by Graham Stead on 28 February 2020


Take a second to consider just how integral telephone communication is to the modern workplace. Along with the internet, it’s the defining technology of the modern age. We would be in a vastly different world without it. If it underpins everything we do, optimising phone systems is a must. So here are 5 reasons why a cloud communication system can do this.

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2020 Phishing Attack Trends – Learn about your Business Risk

Posted by Graham Stead on 06 February 2020

 

Few cyber threats are as prevalent and costly as phishing attacks. In 2019, Sonicwall documented a 27% increase in encrypted threats through email, which masquerade as legitimate products or services but actually carry malicious payloads that steal credentials and compromise IT integrity.

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Improving your data improves your business

Posted by Graham Stead on 05 February 2020

What makes a good leader? One who makes the big calls based on what we’d call gut instinct? Or one who needs to seek lots of input before they make their final decision?

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CMI Recognised as a Top 50 Best Managed IT company

Posted by Graham Stead on 02 January 2020

CMI are delighted to receive recognition as a Top 50 Best Managed IT company in the UK at the award ceremony in Pall Mall, London.

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Tips for Detecting a Phishing Email

Posted by Graham Stead on 12 December 2019


We recommend reading and sharing our tips for detecting a phishing email to reduce the risk of infecting your workstation or network with malicious software.

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