6 Cyber Security Horror Stories of 2017

October 31, 2017

You know what's going to happen. The unsuspecting user receives a phishing email. Some big brand company that should already have their data wants them to verify their details. The victim visits the verification link contained in the email. He/she is prompted to enter his/her login information into a fake verification form. After obtaining the person's ID and password, the hackers use their credentials, along with information on the victim's social media profiles, to figure out their corporate login information. Next thing you know, the network drives are automatically encrypting data, and all hell breaks loose.

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5 ways to protect Microsoft Exchange/Outlook Web from Brute Force, DoS

August 10, 2017
Categories: Outlook Web, microsoft exchange

If Microsoft Exchange Server is your enterprise platform for email, you likely have also deployed Microsoft Exchange Outlook Web to enable employees to access email, calendars and contact information via mobile devices and web browsers.

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How to Protect Patient Information on Mobile Devices

May 10, 2017
Categories: Outlook Web, BYOD, Mobile Device Security

During the first few months of 2017, the health care sector was plagued by a variety of security incidents (see 10 of the biggest here). The theft of laptops and mobile devices are the gateway for several of these incidents. In most cases, the user had not password protected these devices even though they contained highly confidential patient data in the form of emails and email attachments.

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7 Ways to Secure Sensitive Corporate Data Crossing the Border

April 27, 2017
Categories: OWA Security, Exchange Security, MDM

Recently, The New York Times ran an article warning travelers to exercise the same degree of security over data on mobile devices as they would in protecting themselves from muggers. The warning comes in the wake of increased pressure by foreign and domestic governments for travelers to hand over devices and passwords because border agents have an interest in accessing the data on that device to determine the eligibility of the traveler for entry. When border agents confiscate a device, the data may be downloaded and stored for further scrutiny, thereby putting confidential corporate information at risk.

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Deploying MDM – Be sure to deploy Secure Outlook Web

April 17, 2017
Categories: Outlook Web, BYOD, MDM

Seventy million cellphones are lost or stolen each year, and with Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) the new norm, it's no wonder mobile device security is top of the list for IT Security Professionals.

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Wait! Don't STOP your Exchange Outlook Web Deployment!

March 24, 2017
Categories: Outlook Web, Exchange Security

Most IT organizations have to deal with remote workers, employees who travel or telecommute, temporary contractors and agents or staff who are simply being productive at home. For all these people, email remains the bedrock of corporate communication. Without it they simply wouldn’t get their jobs done.

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Rethinking BYOD Security with Exchange Outlook Web

January 19, 2017
Categories: Outlook Web, Exchange Security

We're living in a world of anywhere access where distinction between work and home life has blurred. Employees are requesting, no, demanding access corporate applications, data and resources from virtually anywhere and on almost any device. And your IT team is under immense pressure to provide end users with remote secure access to corporate resources–but at what cost? 

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The Challenges Companies Face Moving to Outlook Web

September 6, 2016
Categories: Uncategorized

In this post, we talk to Matt Singh, Senior Enterprise Account Manager at Messageware. Matt has been working with Messageware clients for over 10-years and has an intimate knowledge of the key challenges they face when migrating users from desktop Outlook to Outlook Web App (OWA), for Office 365 and on-premise users. Here's what he had to say:

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OWA Desktop Ensures Outlook Web Users Receive New Email Notifications

August 3, 2016
Categories: Outlook Web

Most organizations that deploy web-based versions of Outlook (Outlook Web, Office 365, Outlook Web App or OWA) as their default email client are coming from environments where users are accustomed to the functionality of desktop Outlook. These users have learned to rely on Outlook to alert them to upcoming meetings and notify them when new business-critical email arrives.

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How to Improve Notifications and Reminders in Outlook Web / Office 365

July 5, 2016
Categories: Blog, OWA Desktop

With the trend toward cloud computing accelerating, companies are taking the opportunity to review their desktop application strategies and many are opting to migrate onto web-based email and scheduling applications. As such, Microsoft's Outlook Web (OWA) and Office 365 are rapidly gaining acceptance with organizations wanting to provide users with anywhere access, improve ease of use, and reduce the costs associated with support and licensing.

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