In one of the first announcements of 2020, Microsoft plan to remove baseline policies from Azure AD by the end of next month (29th February 2020). If you’ve been using baselines to enable blanket settings, and disable legacy auth for selected Admin roles, it may be time to step up to Conditional Access.
The Marathon team have been keeping a close eye on the fines levied by the Information Commissioners Office (ICO). Are these rulings having a bearing on how customers approach their investment in Security in 2020, and what does this mean for the resellers that support them?
Microsoft has dominated the email market for many years and now with over 155 million customers using Office 365, it is now doing so to a greater extent in the cloud. Here at Marathon, we hear many customer stories where the decision to move to Office 365 is often taken before consulting the people involved in managing it. Despite it being a good solution overall, are your customers getting a bad deal from a Microsoft-only solution, or are they missing out on critical data protection and compliance capabilities?
The IT industry has a general tendency to market Security solutions on the negative risk of not taking action. We don’t want to underplay the potentially devastating impact of a breach, but it’s not always a case of ignorance, on the part of the customer, when Security isn’t the first priority.
Helping customers to get certified is only the start of your journey together. Of course, it generates services revenue, but what impact does the Cyber Essentials scheme have on their business, and your margin, in the long run…?
How do we protect our charity customers from fraud and cyber crime? Like any other sector, charities are not immune to criminal abuse from fraudsters. Fraud poses a serious risk to valuable funds and sensitive data. It can damage the good reputation of charities, affecting public trust and confidence in the sector as a whole.
Are Charities paying the price for weak Security?
According to a new Deloitte 2019 Future of Cyber survey, there are notable gaps in the ability of organisations to meet cybersecurity demands for the future. We’ve looked through the report and found some interesting facts for you to take along, to your next customer meeting.
Like it or loathe it, these new regulations have certainly moved many customers to invest in data compliancy, in varying degrees. When a company like Google hits the headlines with a massive fine for non-compliance, many customers will naturally ask themselves if they are on track, safe or still legal… has the elephant in the room got a seat at the table?
… and it’s not just for Enterprise customers either!
Among the new security acronyms that have emerged in recent years is SOAR, which stands for Security Orchestration, Automation and Response. SOAR aims to solve multiple pain points for companies struggling to find the right mix of technology and resources to manage security across the organisation and assist them through the automation of key tasks and processes.