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3 Ways Microsoft is Minimizing Security Risks for Firstline Workers

According to a survey from the Enterprise Strategy Group, nearly half of responding organizations experienced a ransomware attack in the previous 12 months impacting more than five percent of their endpoints. A third of respondents ranked interruptions to standard business operations as the top impact of compromised endpoints.

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4 Ways Microsoft is Supporting the Open Source Community

The growing use of cloud computing has opened a vast new array of solutions for users in nearly every industry. The key to unleashing the value of these solutions is the continued use of open source tools and resources. Open source allows businesses to choose the right technology for their specific needs without being locked in to any single vendor technology.

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How Microsoft 365 Overcomes 3 Key Training Obstacles for Firstline Workers

Unhappy employees, low production, unsafe working environment, ineffective management, increased expenses, and loss of customers. These can all be caused by a failure to train and upskill your firstline workers. According to Microsoft, firstline workers make up 80 percent of the global workforce. These are the sales associates, factory workers, medical staff, and customer service personnel that are first to engage your customers, represent your company brand, and see your products and services in action.

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Taking IT Security from Obstacle to Enabler

The statistics on IT security threats are staggering. A survey from the Ponemon Institute revealed that seven out of 10 organizations said their security risk increased significantly in 2017. More than half of the respondents experienced one or more successful attacks that compromised data and/or IT infrastructure. The same report pegged the cost of a successful cyber-attack at over $5 million. Most distressing, more than two thirds of the organizations surveyed feel their antivirus protections can’t stop the threats they’re seeing.[1]

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