One of the first cybersecurity basics a company needs to cover is creating a software update policy. Software is periodically updated to protect an organization from newly discovered exploits. When software isn't updated, it becomes vulnerable. Yet while a company can control its own devices, it can't always control employee devices—and these employee devices can become a risk in and of themselves.
MSP/Cloud Verify Program offers vendor agnostic certification for Cloud and Managed Services Practitioners Worldwide; Provides Quality Assurance, and Stamp of Reliability for Current, Potential Customers
Chantilly, Virginia [February 4, 2019] – Today CWPS announced that it has successfully completed the MSPAlliance’s MSP/Cloud Verify Program (MSPCV) certification and SOC 2 Type 2. The MSPCV is based on the 10 control objectives of the Unified Certification Standard for Cloud & MSPs (UCS) and is the oldest certification program for cloud computing and managed services providers. CWPS’ SOC 2 Type 2 audit was based on the UCS as well as the Trust Services Criteria for Security and the Additional Criteria for Availability and Confidentiality (TSP section 100A – 2016).
Should your sales team use Skype for Business or Microsoft Teams for their internal communications? While Skype for Business has been the industry standard for many years, Microsoft Teams is a newer and well-integrated technology that is quickly gaining traction. Not only does Microsoft Teams have a number of advantages over Skype for Business, but Skype for Business may also not be around much longer.
Modern sales departments need to remain mobile, agile, and effective. A modern sales department often consists of large numbers of skilled employees, many of which may not be in the same geographic location. Sales departments need to be able to coordinate effectively regarding a number of sales strategies, consult each other on marketing information on-the-fly, and track their performance metrics in real-time.
Could your marketing team use help with communication? Microsoft Teams provides a full collaboration suite, through which marketers can communicate effectively from anywhere in the world. Through Microsoft Teams, your marketing department can improve its productivity, brainstorming and producing final deliverables much faster. Even better, Microsoft Teams is integrated with a number of MS Office solutions and third-party solutions, many of which are designed specifically for the marketing industry.
Recruiting processes are changing. Not only is the scope of modern recruitment expanding, but hiring managers are being forced the process larger volumes of information than ever before. Microsoft Teams Office 365 comes with a number of features that can be used to streamline and improve the recruiting process, ultimately reducing the amount of time recruitment takes while providing for more consistent communication.
As you plan this year's marketing strategy, you may want to consider how new technology may be able to help your department. Microsoft Team planner is an intuitive, easy-to-use project management platform, which can be integrated with Microsoft Teams and MS Office 365. If your organization is looking for a better way to organize and manage its marketing strategies, the Microsoft team planner may be able to provide some of the features that they need.
The Office 365 Microsoft Teams Calendar comes with a number of features that are perfect for a human resources department. HR managers can use the features of Microsoft Teams to improve their scheduling, communicate more effectively, and manage and maintain progressively larger offices. Here are a few ways in which your HR team can be enriched through Microsoft Teams.
Is your organization's IT operating as effectively as it could be? When was the last time your company was able to make major improvements to your IT infrastructure? Are your business processes still being followed or have some of them started to slide? Getting an external IT solutions company to perform a network review is one of the best ways to gain some perspective and make room for improvement. Here are some of the major advantages.
How can your organization best determine whether your IT department is effective? When your organization launches new IT initiatives, how can you identify which ones are successful initiatives (and which ones aren’t)? As with many areas of business, tracking the effectiveness of your IT support comes down to tracking the right key performance indicators. Here's how to tell if you are getting what you pay for from your managed service provider.