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My Crazy Cyber Scares

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My Crazy Cyber Scares
When it comes to cyber security and data protection, too much is never enough. A week full of cyber scares made me stop and consider what we need to do protect our businesses. Prevention is better than cure so I'm sharing some tips we can all follow to safeguard our organisations.
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You Miss 100% of the Shots You Don't Take - Celebrating Seven Successful Years
It took me 10 years to have the courage to leave the safety of a great, well-paying corporate job to start-up Software Optimisation Services (SOS). I'm so glad I took the risk and followed my heart at the worst possible time to focus on our niche with higher purpose and meaning.
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The Real Value of Microsoft 365

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The Real Value of Microsoft 365
A fresh look at Microsoft 365 uncovers some transformation features, making this suite a much stronger addition to your software lineup. Identity is the new firewall.
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| Categories: Software Licensing | Tags: #M365, #Office365 E3/5, #Software Licensing, #Enterprise Mobility + Security (EMS), #firewall | View Count: (176)
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Making History at Microsoft Inspire 2018

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Making History at Microsoft Inspire 2018
We made history at this year's Microsoft Inspire! For the first time ever, Microsoft brought its Inspire and Ready communities together and it worked! The reach of these two communities is impressive, as Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella noted that 17 million people are employed by those who gathered in Las Vegas. Time to share a few of my favourite Inspire highlights.
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IT Debates: VDI vs physical laptops

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IT Debates: VDI vs physical laptops
The debate between Desktop Virtualisation (VDI) with Thin Clients vs. physical laptops continues to be a debate in the mid market. Having seen this question raised on LinkedIn recently, we wanted to share our thoughts.
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Software Optimisation Services (SOS) Earns Microsoft Software Asset Management (SAM) Managed Service Program Certification
SOS approved by Microsoft® as one of a select group of partners to deliver the Microsoft SAM Managed Service Program in Australia and New Zealand. We are the first and only company in APAC to receive this accreditation.
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Software Optimisation Services included in Gartner’s Market Guide for Software Asset Management Managed Service Providers for the first time
SOS is delighted to announce it has been included in Gartner’s global 2018 Market Guide for SAM Software Asset Management Managed Service Providers for the first time. SOS is one of only two vendors headquartered in Australia to be included in the guide.
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| Categories: Software Asset Management (SAM), SOS News | Tags: gartner, market guide, SAM, software asset management, gartner market guide | View Count: (1223)
Secure Communications: Blueborne and Krack explained
Over the last few weeks there have been a couple of security issues discovered with wireless communications. The first was with Bluetooth and the second was with Wi-Fi’s WPA2 protocol. Both have major implications for private communications.
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My MSInspire Epiphany – Using SAM for Cyber Defence
Why this radical change in the world of software asset management (SAM) is not only becoming a crucial asset in your cyber security defence; it will probably boost your data management and optimisation needs too.
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| Categories: Software Asset Management (SAM) | Tags: cyber security, cybersecurity, SAM, software asset management, wannacry, petya, MS Inspire | View Count: (3213)
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Close the door on ransomware with SAM

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Close the door on ransomware with SAM
Threat actors like WannaCry are searching 24x7 for open doors into vulnerable networks. Filipa Preston, CEO of SOS explains SAM's role in minimising vulnerabilities and closing these doors.
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