Special maintenance activities

Every month we have special maintenance activities assigned. These very important updates keep security and configurations up to par. In this blog we’re going to start letting you know what you these are and why we’re doing them. So much of what we do happens quietly in the background that you might not even realize that changes are occurring. This might get a big geeky but it’s important that you know that we’re on the job.

Break-Glass accounts created

Break-glass accounts are administrator level accounts that exist for use only the event of emergency. They are the fail safe against system failure in the cloud.

Conditional Access Policies created

A set of four new conditional access policies have been created to block legacy login protocols, force multi-factor login on admin level accounts, and require everyone to register contact details for future password and account management.

These changes apply to M365 only. If you have a lesser plan then these features are not available and will not be configured on your account.

Announcement

Amy has been awarded by Microsoft as an MVP in the area of Microsoft 365. From Microsoft, “It is with great pride we announce that Amy Babinchak has been awarded as a Microsoft® Most Valuable Professional (MVP) for 7/1/2019 – 7/1/2020. The Microsoft MVP Award is an annual award that recognizes exceptional technology community leaders worldwide who actively share their high quality, real world expertise with users and Microsoft. All of us at Microsoft recognize and appreciate Amy’s extraordinary contributions and want to take this opportunity to share our appreciation with you.”

You can read the full announcement here, https://www.facebook.com/harborcomputerservices/ 

About Harbor Computer Services

Harbor Computer Services is an IT firm servicing Southeastern Michigan. We work exclusively under contract with our clients to provide technology direction and either become the IT department or provide assistance to the internal IT they already have. We have won many awards for our work over the years, including the worldwide Microsoft Partner of the Year in 2010. We’re the smallest firm to have ever won this most prestigious award. Most recently we were recognized as one of the top 20 visionaries in small business IT by ChannelPro Magazine (2015). And in 2016 as the top Michigan IT firm for Manufacturing. There are a few simple things that make Harbor Computer Services the best choice for your business. •We are Professionals •We are Responsible •We are Concerned About The Success of Your Business

 

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