81% of breaches are caused by compromised user accounts. For educational institutions with a constantly shifting student user base and a large number of external users, including adjunct professors and parents, keeping these accounts secure can be a real challenge.

That’s why Azure Active Directory Identity Protection monitors for and blocks risky sign-ins. It can track who is allowed to access what, and uses AI analytics to ensure the sign-ins are legitimate.

At DSN Group, Inc., we want to keep the focus on your students and educators. Let us handle the rest.

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When it comes to deciding how much money to dedicate to security, schools may feel caught between balancing budget and peace of mind.

At DSN Group, Inc., we don’t believe you should have to make that choice. By reducing complexity with a single, strong defense like Microsoft Threat Intelligence, you can actually save your school valuable dollars and your IT professionals valuable hours. A Forrester economic impact study estimated an average of 27,000 IT hours saved due to improved threat detection and response rates.

Take back the choice. Contact us to learn more.

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To combat the worsening threat landscape, a lot of organizations pile more tools onto their security stacks. DSN Group, Inc. offers a better approach with cloud-based endpoint security from Carbon Black that both simplifies security operations and provides advanced threat protection. Read this SANS report for insight.

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The IT landscape always seems to be changing and advancing. It has gone from centralized to distributed and back several times. And again, seems to be transitioning from centralized environments and moving to distributed – a lot to the edge. We are moving toward a more edge-centric/focused technology environment. With IoT, Wi Fi, 5G, more…

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Security is one of the key areas that companies are looking to improve. Ask any senior IT manager and it ranks as one of the top initiatives. Ask almost any business executive and it is also a high ranking topic. I have been on several calls with our resident security analyst and he almost always…

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Ransomware has been around for about a decade. But it still is a concern for many CIO’s, IT managers and business executives. Ransomware is a type of malicious code/software that threatens to either publish the victim’s data or withhold access to recovering files until a Ransom is paid. The actual malicious code/software is typically delivered…

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In a report published by the SANS Institute reviewing IT security spending trends (2018), they rank “spending effectiveness”. The effectiveness rank of the top 5 in a list of 21 is: Access & Authentication Endpoint Security Advanced Malware prevention Wireless Security Continuous monitoring The top 5 in dollars spent are: Access & Authentication Advanced Malware…

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We’ve all heard of “costs and standards of living” as it relates to wages, salaries, and benefits, but did you ever think about how that amount is calculated? It actually all boils down to productivity and the fact that in any given hour, you can produce more in terms of products and services than your…

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