Two Minute Tuesdays

Two Minute Tuesdays is a video series that gives you a quick overview of a different IT topic each week. New videos are posted on our YouTube channel every Tuesday. You can catch up on past episodes below.

Cloud Computing

Episode 1 – Cloud Computing
April 11, 2017

Our very first Two Minute Tuesdays episode focuses on cloud computing. The terminology for different cloud types can be confusing to many. In this episode we will discuss the differences between private, public and hybrid cloud computing.

Migrating to the Cloud

Episode 2 – Migrating to the Cloud
April 18, 2017

When is the best time to migrate to the cloud? Companies leverage cloud computing to enhance their IT operations with benefits such as access to enterprise-class infrastructures, reduced labor cost, scalability, security, and remote access. Selecting the wrong time to migrate could lead to a bad experience and possibly cost your organization unplanned time and money.

Risks of Cloud Migration

Episode 3 – Risks of Cloud Migration
April 25, 2017

In this episode, we’ll help you gain a deeper understanding of the risks associated with migrating to the cloud. While there are many risk factors to consider in your cloud migration strategy, we explore three in particular: security and compliance, device and application compatibility, and internet latency.

Microsoft Teams

Episode 4 – Microsoft Teams
May 2, 2017

This episode shares some of the features and benefits of Microsoft’s latest Office 365 offering. Employees need to collaborate, share documents, and make decisions with their colleagues in real-time. Microsoft Teams is a cloud-based collaboration app is part of the Office 365 family and offers multiple ways to chat and collaborate with your team.

Next-Generation Firewalls

Episode 5 – Next-Generation Firewalls
May 9, 2017

This episode focuses on the benefits of next-generation firewalls (NGFW). Next-generation firewalls are part of the third generation of firewall technology that brings additional capabilities and intelligence not seen in a standard firewall.

The Importance of a Multi-Layered Defense

Episode 6- The Importance of a Multi-Layered Defense
May 16, 2017

In this episode you’ll discover how to protect your network using a multi-layer approach. A standard firewall and solid anti-virus protection are not longer enough to protect sensitive data. We’ll explore 7 layers of security you can implement to layer your defense.

Social Engineering

Episode 7 – Social Engineering
May 23, 2017

Social engineering takes on many forms. In this episode, we’ll uncover the six most common forms of social engineering and the techniques attackers use to execute them.

Preventing Social Engineering Attacks

Episode 8 – Preventing Social Engineering Attacks
June 6, 2017

In our previous episode we discussed six forms of social engineering attacks. In todays episode, we’ll share simple tips to keep you and your network safe.

Backup and Disaster Recovery

Episode 9 – Backup and Disaster Recovery
June 13, 2017

This episode explores the differences between backups and disaster recovery. Learn why a good disaster recovery plan is essential for your business.

Must Have Items for a Disaster Recovery Plan

Episode 10 – Must Have Items for a Disaster Recovery Plan
July 17, 2017

This episode covers five must-have items for your disaster recovery plan. Since every business is different, a proper disaster recovery plan -or DR plan- should be customized to fit your organization. The plan should include documented processes and procedures to recover and protect your IT infrastructure in case of a disaster.