Welcome to the Nouveau’s Nouveau BullITin (that’s a ‘bulletin’, but with more focus on IT). We hope you enjoy this weeks roundup.
Our Business Continuity Statement
We thought this would be a good opportunity to send you in the direction of our Business Continuity Statement. You can find it linked here.
Our priority is the health and wellbeing of our staff, customers and the wider community. We know your business depends on our ability to provide reliable, uninterrupted service, so in light of the recent developments around Coronavirus disease (COVID-19), we would like to share with you the measures we are taking to ensure service continuity.
Azure capacity issues
The Register say that Azure appears to be having capacity issues, backed up by a spike in reports on Down Detector. The massive increase in home workers as a result of the Coronavirus is likely to be the cause of this, but you can read more on their site below.
Welcoming and retaining diversity in cybersecurity – a great blog
This inspirational blog post from Microsoft’s Cybersecurity Field CTO Diana Kelley highlights the importance of diversity within cybersecurity. For anyone interested in finding out to discover, retain and nurture diverse talent, this is a great article.
WHO Targeted in Espionage Attempt, COVID-19 Cyberattacks Spike
ThreatPost say the World Health Organisation (WHO) has attracted the notice of cybercriminals as the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic contunues to play out. Officials there say attacks have doubled. You can read more by clicking the link below.
Phishing attempts are increasing on the back of COVID-19. As many are working from home now, we have put together some top tips to help avoid phishing and social engineering scams. Read more here.
What’s New In Teams!
This Microsoft Tech Community article goes over the key new features in Microsoft Teams as of 19/03/2020. More updates will continue to roll out, but it’s good to keep up to date on what cool new features you could be using now. As more people are using Microsoft Teams to work from home, hopefully this is relevant to a lot of readers.