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  • Microsoft 365 Backup For Dummies

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

  • #1 Microsoft 365 Backup Guide by Veeam

    Read this #1 Microsoft 365 Backup Guide by Veeam and learn about the infrastructure components, and how simple it is to use Veeam Backup for Microsoft 365 — from the early planning stage all the way to performing restores.

  • Ransomware Readiness Checklist

    Determine whether your organization is ransomware-ready with this quick checklist covering: Ransomware Prevention, Disaster Recovery Solution, and Ransomware Response and Recovery Plan.

  • Cyber Attack Survival Guide – Ransomware Recovery Strategy

    Ransomware incidents are up over 300%, estimated costs of cyber attacks in the last year top 11.5 billion. At present, trends indicate the likelihood of an attack is now not a matter of if, but when. With the right data protection strategy in place, it is possible to greatly mitigate the impact of attacks on your business and to formulate a disaster recovery plan to minimize any disruptions. The survival guide arms you with resources needed to have a fighting chance against the threat of ransomware and other cyber-attacks.

  • Spear Phishing report vol.7 – Key findings on the latest social engineering tactics and the growing complexity of attacks

    Don’t miss this latest spear phishing report to arm your business with new threat insights, helping you fight against the ever-changing cyberattacks.

  • CISA's 5 security hardening strategies to defend Microsoft 365 from NOBELIUM attacks

    In this e-book from ManageEngine we cover the five most important security hardening settings recommended by the CISA that must be implemented to secure Microsoft 365 from NOBELIUM.

  • How Regional ISPs are Bridging the Digital Divide Through Innovation

    Download this report from STL Partners, which highlights four key business model factors regional ISPs can consider to aid building networks and services more quickly.

  • Insights 2022: Rural Broadband Expansion

    In a survey conducted by Gatepoint Research, and sponsored by A10 Networks, select IT and networking professionals have provided their feedback specifically around the topic of IPv4 exhaustion and IPv6 migration. Companies surveyed include a representative sample of internet service providers such as electric cooperatives, regional internet service providers, mobile network companies, regional telcos, FTTH providers, and web and cloud hosting companies.

  • How to Migrate Exchange to Office 365: Step by Step

    In this guide, we’ll walk through the steps and decisions you need to take when migrating to Exchange Online.

  • How to manage 'Teams Sprawl'

    ‘Teams Sprawl’ is what happens when people are allowed to create Teams on demand, with no oversight or planning—you end up with loads of seldom-used or dead Teams, empty channels, and data scattered all over chats, channels, and Files tabs.

  • What You Don't Know About Office 365 and Azure AD

    Moving to the Microsoft cloud? With this ebook, What You Don't Know about Office 365 and Azure AD, you can be prepared. It explores three of the key challenges you’ll face, filling in common knowledge gaps and debunking widespread misconceptions.

  • Top 10 Active Directory Security Reports and Alerts You Need

    Check out this white paper to discover the top 10 reports and alerts you need to ensure the stability and security of your on-prem or hybrid Active Directory, and see how easily you can get them with Change Auditor.

  • Nine Best Practices to Improve Active Directory Security and Cyber Resilience

    The anatomy of an insider threat and the best defense strategies.

  • Be Prepared for Ransomware Attacks with Active Directory Disaster Recovery Planning

    Ransomware attacks are skyrocketing. Here’s how to reduce your organization’s risk.

  • Lessons learned from a recent ransomware recovery

    Read this white paper to learn about a ransomware attack on a global manufacturing company. Even though 17 Active Directory domain controllers across multiple continents were impacted and the passwords for virtually all user accounts were scrambled, the IT team was able to get the organization back on its feet quickly. Here are the key takeaways you can use to strengthen your ransomware and Active Directory disaster recovery strategies.

  • Five Office 365 Management Challenges You Can Solve Today

    Managing your Microsoft 365 (M365) environment is essential for multiple reasons, such as security, business continuity and user productivity. While Microsoft offers free tools to help, they have significant limitations that can make essential tasks difficult or impossible. There are five common M365 management jobs that IT pros struggle with using native tools.

  • 2021 Ransomware Retrospective Report

    Veeam® collected data from over 1,700 organizations across nine major business sectors to understand ransomware's impact on the global IT community and its customers. Download the 2021 Ransomware Retrospective report to see how threats have changed the way we conduct business and provide a benchmark for the effectiveness of defenses. 

  • Winter 2022 G2 Grid® Report for Security Awareness Training

    KnowBe4 has been included in the Winter 2022 G2 Grid Report and named the #1 Leader for ten consecutive quarters, based on over 695 customer reviews. Read this complimentary report to view customer scores across security awareness training vendors based on ease of use, likelihood to recommend, support and more.

  • Forrester Total Economic Impact™ Study: ROI and Combined Benefits of KnowBe4 & PhishER

    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?

  • Building a Successful Cloud Financial Management Practice

    This paper details a set of organizational best practices and principles, outlining key stakeholder groups, roles, and responsibilities, to help you plan, build, and execute a successful cloud financial management strategy.