StepUp Technical Security Webinar Series for Microsoft 365 Business

Tim Tetrick   Hello Microsoft Partners! Your customers have heard the scary statistics: 55% of small businesses have been hit by cyberattacks, 60% who are attacked go out of business, and 58% of users accidentally share sensitive information.1 But while they want to safeguard their business, customers may not know where to start. Some may…


Register today! Windows as a Service (WaaS) and Security Workshop

Todd Sweetser Join us for this upcoming workshop in a location near you! Hi Cloud Partners!  I thought this L200-L300 technical training would be of interest…. Windows 7 End of Life is less than 14 months away. Customers need help making the leap to the new way to build, deploy, secure and service Windows! This…


Microsoft 365 Business New Security Features

Tim Tetrick   Hello Microsoft Cloud Partners! On April 30th, Microsoft announced the addition of advanced security features in Microsoft 365 Business to further protect your SMB customers from cyber threats and to safeguard sensitive information.  I recorded a short 5 minute video that walks you through the specific capabilities that we announced as well…


Webinar – Incident Response: Getting The Upper Hand in the Cybercrime Fight

Todd Sweetser Hi Cloud Partners! With the recent incidents that have occurred, now is a perfect time to talk about cybercrime prevention. Hear examples of how Microsoft Incident Response team are engaging with real customers (anonymity maintained) experiencing cyberattacks.  This could be helpful in your discussions with customers going forward! By now most firms assume…


New Service Health Dashboard–now Generally Available

Garrett Bundy Hello Partners!  For a while now we have had the Service Health Dashboard “update” in preview after we announced it during Ignite 2016.  Now we are pleased to let you know that it is generally available for everyone. Here is a summary of the main improvements: Access rich and more actionable incident insights—The…

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Just how secure are the activities in your customer’s Office 365 tenants?

Garrett Bundy Hello Partners,   Recently I was working with a partner who was concerned about their customer’s office 365 tenant and the security associated with it.  Part of the concern was that the customer wanted to see what activities had been accomplished in the admin center by any global admins in the tenant.  If…


New Online Technical Training for Deploying Enterprise Mobility Suite

Tim Tetrick Microsoft is seeing great momentum in its Enterprise Mobility Suite (EMS) and this is a prime opportunity for partners to start building their Microsoft Enterprise Mobility practice. Developed and delivered by our engineering teams, this in-depth level 300-400 technical training will equip you with the knowledge you’ll need to effectively deploy EMS! The…

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Windows 10 Masters Series – Identity and Security Online Workshop

Tim Tetrick   Hello Microsoft SMB Partners!   We are excited to invite you to attend the Windows 10 Masters Series – Identity and Security Online Workshop! Windows 10 has arrived, and we are proud to announce a brand new training focusing on securing Windows 10 in the Enterprise using Active Directory, PowerShell and other…


Make sure to attend the “Announcing the new EMS, including the newly added Advanced Threat Analytics!” webinar on August 4.

Partners, The comprehensive Enterprise Mobility Suite (EMS) offering – that gives partners the ability to deliver solutions to empower their customers’ mobile workforce while giving them control over access, devices and data – is now available for SMB customers. EMS has been recently updated to include the new Microsoft Advanced Threat Analytics solution, developed to…


Why Promote Software Currency to your Customers

Jeff Stoffel I recently teamed with one of our partners on a Security Webinar.  I primarily focused on the benefits of running an up to date desktop and the security enhancements provided by a modern operating system.  Working through the content reminded me once again how important it is to be current with software in…


Azure Data Security and Privacy

Tim Tetrick Hello Partners, With lots of stories in the press recently about the rights of governments and legal entities to access data stored in the public Cloud, questions are bound to come up from your customers and prospects regarding Azure.  I wanted to provide you some ammunition for helping address these concerns. First, with…


Office 365 Rainmaker Series- Leverage Hot Cloud Technologies

Partners, Want to be a top seller of Microsoft products in 2015? Need to leverage hot Cloud technologies like Lync Online and SharePoint Online to sell more to your customers? Join us on 1/8, 1/15, 1/22 for the Office 365 Rainmaker web series to learn how. Register now! By popular demand, 3 new webinars are…


Proactively Keeping your IE Browser Safe

  According to recent blog postings Google made the decision to pull two Chrome extensions for pushing malware on their users. According to The Wall Street Journal the malware purveyors took advantage of an existing extension's user base and Chrome's security standards. "Google doesn't review changes to the code of Chrome extensions, and Chrome allows…

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Office 365 to have built in External Message Encryption!

Michael Kophs Partner Technology Strategist You may have already seen the recent announcement back on November 21st introducing the upcoming release of Office 365 Message Encryption, which is replacing Exchange Hosted Encryption (EHE).  Why should our hard working Office 365 partners care about this?  If you’ve sold an EHE deal in the past, then you…