Next Gen Cloud for Midsize Accounting
Accounting firms are relatively conservative when considering a move to the Cloud. But with a hybrid workforce now a necessity, here’s how we helped one firm make the jump.
It’s Cyber Awareness Month… So!?
We believe cybersecurity (and business technology overall) are factors of an organization’s culture. As such, we recognize the importance of building awareness through communications, events and month-long campaigns that serve to remind, educate, and inspire us to take action.
What is Zero Trust Cybersecurity?
Instead of trusting particular devices or connections from certain places, zero trust demands that people prove they are who they claim.
Do you remember your first day on the job?
We work with thousands of users from hundreds of partner organizations spanning many different sectors. The relationship and confidence in our service starts from an employee’s very first day and from the very first time an end user logs in to their company computer. Overseeing our IT Service Management (ITSM) practices, Neal McMillen discusses the importance of that first impression and what happens when it's missing.
Windows 11 available October 5
The new Windows 11 operating system will be available October 5th as a free upgrade, or pre-loaded on new hardware.
CISA shares guidance on how to prevent ransomware data breaches
"Ransomware is a serious and increasing threat to all government and private sector rganizations, including critical infrastructure organizations. All organizations are at risk of falling victim to a ransomware incident and are responsible for protecting sensitive and personal data stored on their systems."
Overwatch Group has evolved into a visionary technology consultingpractice that serves as a trusted partner to hundreds of leading organizations. We felt that it was finally time for our identity to reflect our mission,values, and vision for the future.
Windows 11 brings refinement to the right-click menu
With the release of Windows 11 this October, Microsoft is refining its popular right-click menu. While most folks could never get through their day without “right clicking”, the menu has grown (unregulated) for 20 years. Read on if you’re curious for a look...
How to Mitigate Microsoft Print Spooler Vulnerability – PrintNightmare
This week, PrintNightmare - Microsoft's Print Spooler vulnerability was upgraded from 'Low' to 'Critical'. Here's what you need to know and how to mitigate your risk.
Microsoft’s new Fluid Office is bringing documents to life
The biggest change to Microsoft’s Office in decades is coming to life as employees return to their offices and the new hybrid work experience takes hold.
New features in Teams makes for easier meetings
Whether your working from the office, your basement, or you're back on the road, Microsoft's new video layouts and live reactions will help your people connect in the new hybrid workforce.
Amazon Sidewalk: Why and how to disable it
As the development of connected devices accelerates, big tech is facing a small problem. What happens when these devices lose their Wi-Fi connection and stop working properly? Things like pet locators, Ring Doorbells, security cameras, floodlights, your Alexa/smart speaker, and more. Their solution – Amazon Sidewalk. Here's why and how to disable the function immediately.
Cybersecurity is defined by your Corporate Culture
As big businesses shell out millions in ransomware payments and small businesses collapse, here’s the question – is the problem with your employees, or with your corporate culture?
Team Overwatch Rides for Cancer
According to cancer.gov, the US saw approximately 1.8 million new cases of cancer and more than 600,000 deaths in 2020. Given these numbers, drastic measures are needed and this seemed like a good start…
Should you backup your Office 365 data?
Comprehensive cloud backup can be the difference between a slight blip and a total disaster. While Microsoft’s Office 365 offers amazing benefits in data security, productivity, efficiency, and collaboration, the system by itself isn’t a comprehensive backup solution, especially if regulatory and compliance needs are present.
SonicWall warns customers to patch 3 zero-days exploited in the wild
SonicWall urges customers to patch three zero-day vulnerabilities affecting on-premises and hosted Email Security products.
Do you know about “Shadow IT”
While free software downloads can improve employee productivity and drive innovation, they also introduce serious security risks through data leaks, compliance violations, and unpatched software. Share our PSA and stay safe online.
Prisoner in Your Own Cloud
From basic services like email and Office365 to Infrastructure as a Service and complete virtual desktop, an organization can gain flexibility, redundancy, business continuity, security, and even competitive advantage by working in a Cloud environment. But what happens when you want to change IT service vendors?