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  • Ransomware Prevention Kit

    This kit provides a data protection perspective on the cybersecurity challenges found in today’s digital landscape and how modern backup best practices provide the ability to effectively prevent, detect and restore from a ransomware attack without ever having to give-in to a ransom.

  • Microsoft Teams Backup - a Conversational Geek E-book

    Learn everything you need to know about protecting Teams data from this Conversational Geek e-book by Brien Posey, Microsoft MVP.

  • Why a Backup Strategy for Office 365 is Essential

    This short, easy-to-read research paper by IDC provides their view on why having a backup of Office 365 data is essential.

  • 7 Critical Reasons for Office 365 Backup

    You have one more reason added to the 6 critical reasons to protect your Office 365 data. This 5-minute read document helps you convince your managers and peers that your organization needs Office 365 data protection.

  • Redmond Intelligence Report: Kubernetes Readiness Assessment

    Where are you at in your Kubernetes journey? Take this 5 minute Kubernetes readiness assessment to find out!

  • 2021 Cloud Protection Trends Report

    Read this report and learn how respondents expect to be prepared for the myriad of IT challenges they face, including hybrid cloud solutions, disaster recovery initiatives, as well as SaaS and container usage.

  • How to get maximum productivity from your remote teams

    With remote work here to stay, however, the disparate point solutions of WFH 1.0 likely won’t maximize productivity in the long term. That’s because with multiple apps for messaging, video conferencing, phone, and critical business apps, employees end up inundated with tools that don’t work cohesively.

  • How to Reduce the Risk of Phishing and Ransomware

    Wave after wave of phishing attacks and rampant ransomware infections continue to keep even the most hardened information security professional up at night. Read this original research report that surveyed cybersecurity professionals to learn how they’re combating these threats and why a multi-layered approach to cybersecurity is important.

  • Cybersecurity in Education

    Schools and universities are treasure troves of information worth its weight in gold to hackers. If you manage cybersecurity issues at an educational institution, download this whitepaper to explore vital information and learn need-to-know advice to help you shore up your cyber defenses.

  • Root Causes of Ransomware

    The key to mitigating ransomware is understanding that it is not your real problem. It is the outcome of your real problem, which is often related to social engineering and phishing. Download this whitepaper to explore the root causes of ransomware based on a review of industry research and learn tips for mitigating ransomware risk in your organization.

  • Forrester Total Economic Impact™ of KnowBe4 Offers 276% ROI and Payback Within 3 Months

    Read this commissioned Total Economic Impact™ study for an in-depth look at Forrester Consulting’s analysis and detailed walk-through of KnowBe4's impact on a global enterprise customer. The resulting research assesses the cost savings, productivity gains, and business benefits the KnowBe4 and PhishER platforms can deliver. How does a three-year 276% ROI with a less than three-month payback sound?

  • 2021 Phishing by Industry Benchmarking

    The 2021 Phishing By Industry Benchmarking Report compiles results from the fourth annual study by KnowBe4 and reveals at-risk users across 19 industries that are susceptible to phishing or social engineering attacks. Taking it a step further, the research reveals radical drops in careless clicking after 90 days and 12 months of simulated phishing testing and security awareness training using the KnowBe4 platform.

  • The State of Password Security in the Enterprise

    A recent authentication security strategy survey by Enzoic and Redmond magazine revealed insights into the way that passwords are currently being used in various organizations, and what the future looks like regarding this ubiquitous authentication method.

  • 4 Azure Considerations to Reduce Costs

    In this guide, we discuss four key considerations to controlling costs with Azure, while getting the best of all the available offerings and features. Whether you’re newly adopting cloud or already have had a cloud-first approach for some time, learn why these 4 considerations will ensure success in utilizing Azure.

  • Conversational Geek: Azure Backup Best Practices

    This book focuses on what's truly important - getting back to the basics of backup and using best practices to ensure the backup and data protection strategies you implement are truly effective.

  • Top 5 Ways to Simplify Data Protection with Microsoft Azure

    Read this white paper to find out five ways that you can simplify data protection with Microsoft Azure.

  • Office 365 Backup For Dummies

    Get this easy-to-read e-book For Dummies, and learn how to best backup and protect your Office 365 data. It’s you data, it’s your responsibility to protect it!

  • Essential Guide to Securing Microsoft Active Directory

    Securing Microsoft Active Directory (AD) involves dealing with a mixed bag of risks, ranging from management mistakes to unpatched vulnerabilities. AD has become a prime target for cyber-attackers who use AD to elevate privileges and gain persistence in the organization. Investigate a typical data breach, and you’ll find that stolen credentials likely were used—sometimes for initial entry, sometimes for accessing critical systems, but always to the detriment of the targeted organization.

  • 2021 Data Protection Trends

    2020 was a unique year that forever changed the IT landscape, creating new challenges for all. In the new Veeam report, more than 3,000 business and IT leaders across 28 countries were surveyed on their data management challenges and successes, including the impact 2020 had on IT. Download the 2021 Data Protection Trends report to learn about today’s data protection impact, costs and benefits with key insights from industry experts.

  • Recon Research - Evaluation of BlueJeans Gateway for Microsoft Teams

    Recon Research provides a step-by-step evaluation of BlueJeans Gateway for Microsoft Teams through a hands-on testing of a SIP/H/323 Cloud Video Interop solution.