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FedRAMP Weekly Tips – June 8 2017

This week, FedRAMP published a weekly tip that addresses applying for an Agency High Baseline Authorization and an RAR Federal Mandate that is often overlooked: Q: What are some frequently asked questions for CSPs who currently hold an Agency Authorization to Operate (ATO) at the Moderate level, but wish to apply for an Agency High...

FedRAMP Weekly Tips – June 1 2017

This week, FedRAMP published a weekly tip that addresses common mistakes made by Cloud Service Providers (CSPs). Q: What are some common mistakes that arise when addressing Control Implementation statements? A: There are several mistakes that CSPs encounter when drafting their Control Implementation statements. Some of those include: Customer Responsibility The customer specific responsibility should...

SharePoint Saturday Baltimore 2017 Wrap Up

I had the pleasure of hosting a session at SharePoint Saturday Baltimore 2017. It was very well attended.  In fact, it was sold out! I saw some old friends and met some new ones too. My Presentation I made a session presentation at the event entitled, “Office 365 Advanced Security Hardening with cFocus Software”. In...

ALERT: Latest Information on WannaCry Ransomware and Office 365

Latest Update (May 20, 2017) Looks like the WannaCry threat has been thwarted! According to USAToday.com the WannaCry ransomware attack was disabled over the weekend.  Please see the full story here: https://www.usatoday.com/story/tech/news/2017/05/13/22-year-old-wannacry-ransomware-malwaretech-analyst-stopped/101637152/. What is WannaCry Ransomware? If you haven’t heard yet, there’s a brand new ransomware threat that is spreading very rapidly. It’s called WannaCry...

Azure Government Chatbot Reduces Email By 50%

Can An Azure Government Chatbot Reduce Email Traffic? Microsoft is really pioneering some exciting technology right now! Earlier this week, Microsoft and the City of Los Angeles unveiled CHIP, an Azure Government chatbot whose name stands for “City Hall Internet Personality”. CHIP runs in the Microsoft cloud.  It resides on Los Angeles’s Business Assistance Virtual Network (BAVN), and...

SharePoint Fest DC 2017 Wrap Up

cFocus Software was a Platinum Sponsor at SharePoint Fest DC 2017 for the second straight year.  As usual, it was a very highly populated event with over 600 registered attendees!  We unveiled our new booth for the first time, and I was very happy with the way it looked!  More importantly, we met quite a...