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We’re passionate about technology, and we want to share that with you! Read our thoughts on technology, the latest security threats and business trends along with our ideas for ways you can incorporate new and future technologies into your life and business.

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Microsoft CVE-2019-0708

CRITICAL SECURITY ALERT: Microsoft Vulnerability CVE-2019-0708 (BlueKeep)

 |   |  Security

Microsoft has announced the discovery of a vulnerability that is present on Windows XP, Server 2003, and Server 2008 systems. Due to the seriousness of the vulnerability, Microsoft has released a patch for those operating systems, despite their currently unsupported status. This patch also impacts Windows 7 and Server 2008 R2, which are still under the support of Microsoft.

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It’s Time to Move from Skype for Business to Microsoft Teams

 |   |  Technology

Microsoft Teams (Teams) has come a long way since my January 2018 blog “Skype for Business to Morph Into Teams” and can now be considered a full-featured collaboration tool that can replace Skype for Business (SFB). In this update, I’ll share a little about ADNET’s internal experience making the move from SFB to Teams, and what that means for our clients and other businesses facing the same transition.

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Compliance: It’s Not Just for Healthcare

 |   |  Business & Strategy, Security

Almost every business has some sort of need based around compliance – a set of guidelines commonly determined by industry. These guidelines, laws and best practices are put in place to protect your business, your clients and your partners, and the critical information being shared. Here is an overview of some of the most common compliance regulations organizations may fall under, and examples of how these regulations could impact your business.

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Microsoft Azure vs Amazon Web Services

Comparing Cloud Services: Microsoft Azure vs. Amazon Web Services

 |   |  Technology

If you’re considering lifting your servers and applications to the cloud, one of the toughest decisions to make is which platform to use.  Microsoft Azure and Amazon Web Services (AWS) are two of the biggest players in the market and they both have the required elements to effectively and securely host virtually any organization’s servers and applications in the cloud. So, how do you choose between them? Well, like with all things IT, it depends.

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