Understanding I.T.

A series of blog posts and articles on important business and technology topics.

What Is Microsoft Defender Advanced Threat Protection (ATP)?
When it comes to Microsoft Defender Advanced Threat Protection, there are a few things you should understand. Our guide here has you covered.
Cybersecurity 101: Key Things to Understand
This article will serve as your cybersecurity 101, and walk you through some of the most important cybersecurity tips for small businesses along the way.
Edge Computing – What Business Leaders Should Know About the Next Era of Computing
In this digital-first world, business leaders are facing new challenges. What does the future hold for businesses? Read on to find out where companies need to focus and invest to be leaders in this new age.
7 Keys to an Effective IT Automation Strategy
Are you looking to increase automation in your business? You can automate many simple tasks with the help of technology, from payroll to marketing. You can also set up complex IT automation too. Not only does this save you and your employees valuable time for other projects, but it can also save you money.
Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification – Understanding Cybersecurity Maturity Models
In December 2020, The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency issued an urgent warning. American intelligence agencies believe that hackers had penetrated government systems.
Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification Requirements in 2021
In 2021, cyberattacks pose the fastest growing threat to America. This is also one of the hardest risks to understand. All businesses working with sensitive data need a Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC)
Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification: Top 4 reasons You Need FedRAMP Certification
One of the biggest challenges facing companies is guaranteeing information security for data, programs, and networks. Though you might practice thorough cybersecurity, it’s difficult to express your commitment without a regulatory body. That’s where FedRAMP can help your company stand out as a leader in security.
How Long Do Computers Last? 10 Signs You Need a New One
Did you know the average computer has a lifespan of five to eight years? Of course, how long your computer will last depends on what you use it for, whether you use it for work, pleasure, or how often you leave it on.
End Point Detection and Response: The Keys to Network Security and Monitoring
In 2020 alone, there have been over 1,000 cybersecurity attacks, and these cases alone have affected over 155 million individuals. Financially, cybersecurity attacks have caused damages valuing over $400 billion worldwide. However, cybersecurity is still not taken seriously by the general public.
End Point Detection and Response: What is Microsoft Defender Advanced Threat Protection (ATP)?
The crippling gravity of cybercrime was clearly illustrated this year with the attack on the Colonial Pipeline which led to shortages in fuel supplies. More recently, a concerted attack by Malaysian hackers attempted to penetrate Israeli banking sites.
The Benefits and Potential of Edge Computing
By 2025, 75% of data will be moved off of the cloud. It seems like the cloud just became the major method of data storage. But where are we heading next? The answer to that question is: Edge Computing.
5 Network Disaster Recovery Plan Pieces You’re Missing
Network disasters can come in any form, from performance degradation to network outages. They can occur anywhere and at any time, which affects your business. This is why you must have a reliable, solid, and inclusive disaster recovery plan (DRP).
The Impact of Edge Computing on IoT
The Impact of Edge Computing on IoTThe Impact of Edge Computing on IoT With IoT becoming such an integral part of daily life, it's crucial to understand how edge computing will impact it into the future. Keyword(s): Edge ComputingAdopting cloud solutions has become the present reality of computing for individuals and enterprises across the world. […]
365 Business Voice Features
Microsoft 365 Business Voice combines calls, messages, and meetings into one platform. It’s a part of Microsoft Teams, so it’s perfect for businesses and teams of any size. The program is available to businesses around the world, and it operates in the cloud. You can use it with other Microsoft 365 tools and software, so you can manage your business with one overall system. It’s a great way to communicate with others in your team as well as clients or customers. If you don’t want to rely on landline phones or different tools for calls and conferences, Business Voice is perfect for you.
What is Endpoint Security?
Endpoint security is one area of cybercrime prevention popular in cybersecurity design today. Specifically, endpoint security is the means of making all endpoints that access any network secure. But what exactly is an endpoint?
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The Best 25 Features of Microsoft Teams in 2021
It is now estimated that 42% of the US labor force works from home full-time. As the global pandemic pushed many workers into the home office, many had to adapt to this new system. But do you know the One essential program you should be using is Microsoft Teams.
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Best Practices for Endpoint Detection and Response
Endpoint detection and response or EDR uses a central data repository to analyze endpoint vulnerabilities and respond to threats. It focuses on securing endpoints, and this protects all other network users.
The Differences Between Network Monitoring and Network Security Monitoring
Network security monitoring systems detect possible threats in real-time. They then flag them for IT teams to investigate and resolve.
Wes Bunch discusses Cyber Security
Wes Bunch, Bridgehead IT CEO, discusses cyber-security with KTSA’s Trey Ware
Wes Bunch, Bridgehead IT CEO, discusses the Colonial Pipeline ransomware and cyber-security with KTSA’s Trey Ware
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Is it Time to Replace my Workstation?
Managing costs in IT requires a long-term perspective. Organizations must evaluate not only the sticker price of technological investments, but the true cost of ownership associated with those investments.
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The Value of Microsoft Defender for Endpoint
Microsoft Defender for Endpoint has a key role to play in endpoint detection and response. Let’s take a closer look at why.
Microsoft Teams: Voice, Scheduling, and Other Great Features You Should Be Using
Recent improvements to Microsoft Teams made its cybersecurity capabilities level up. It features two-factor authentication and data encryption while at rest and in transit.
The Key Phases Your Incident Response Plan Must Cover
Experts predict that cybercrime will inflict $6 trillion in damage this year. While there is no way to completely prevent cybercrime from occurring, a good incident response plan can control and minimize the effects of cyberattacks on companies and their clients.
Tips for Your Next Risk Assessment Based on NIST 800-30
Tips for Your Next Risk Assessment Based on NIST 800-30
Because you should run a NIST SP 800-30 risk assessment for your entire business, you may need time for the test. You don’t have to test each area at the same time, and it can take a few days to cover each department.
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5 Problems Business Process Automation Can Solve
As businesses grow, they need to rely more on systems and technology as mission-critical components of their infrastructure. But along with powerful systems comes the need to manage them. This is where Business Process Automation (BPA) can help.
Why Do Cloud Costs Get Out of Control?
Why Do Cloud Costs Get Out of Control?
Cloud computing has brought about an acceleration in almost every sector. With this acceleration has come a surge of cloud costs. But these costs don’t come from adopting the cloud itself as it can actually be used to bring down costs.
What Is Edge Computing?
Cloud computing was a major revolution that helped handle our hunger for data, but even it can’t handle numbers this large. Edge computing is the newest technology promising to fill the holes.
Are Macs good for Business?
At Bridgehead IT we understand the appeal of Mac computers and realize that, in some cases, A Mac may be the best option.
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Teamwork & Collaboration: 9 Advantages of Using Microsoft Teams
Microsoft Teams is a collaboration platform that’s chat-based. It comes with secure document sharing, online meeting suites, and much more. It’s a handy tool for keeping business communications going via online working.
4 Common IT Support Misconceptions
4 Common IT Support Misconceptions
IT support is becoming more necessary for businesses across the globe as remote working gains popularity. But IT support might not always mean what you thought.

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