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Delivering Reliability With IT Service Management

Delivering Reliability With IT Service Management

Advantages of Concensus Care IT Services Uncertainty is a business killer. To be successful, companies must plan expenses and know that vital business systems will work as needed. Taking a reactive approach to maintaining your IT networks is simply too costly in too many ways: lost productivity, dissatisfied customers and enormous repair costs. Our managedRead more about Delivering Reliability With IT Service Management[…]

IS YOUR IDENTITY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM PATCHED, UP TO DATE, & SECURE?

IS YOUR IDENTITY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM PATCHED, UP TO DATE, & SECURE?

We recently had a customer report that an independent security scan had detected a high-risk vulnerability with the Tomcat service embedded with IDM version 4.5.  This IMMEDIATELY triggered memories of the recent Equifax problem with an unpatched instance of Apache Struts running in Tomcat which led to consumer information being accessed; including names, Social SecurityRead more about IS YOUR IDENTITY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM PATCHED, UP TO DATE, & SECURE?[…]

Office 365 Quick Help for Small Businesses

Office 365 Quick Help for Small Businesses

BrainStorm QuickHelp for Small Business (BQSB) is an eLearning solution tailored to meet the unique learning and adoption needs of SMB Office 365 customers. Delivered by Concensus Technologies, a Microsoft Partner, this unique product offers all of the benefits of QuickHelp in an affordable subscription.  With the help of a partner-nominated QuickHelp Success Manager, customersRead more about Office 365 Quick Help for Small Businesses[…]

Let Concensus Handle Your Technology Hassles!

Let Concensus Handle Your Technology Hassles!

When someone asks what your company does, you wouldn’t say “managing information technology,” would you? If too much of your professional time and resources are spent outside your interest and expertise, and if IT issues distract you from your actual business, we have a suggestion…Leave your IT troubles to us, so you can get backRead more about Let Concensus Handle Your Technology Hassles![…]

Identity Governance – Are you governing who has access to what effectively?

Identity Governance – Are you governing who has access to what effectively?

Are your users the weakest security link? You need secure, convenient access.   You NEED Identity Governance & Administration solutions.   Satisfying identity governance regulations and managing risk requires organizations to inventory, analyze and manage their users’ access privileges. Failure to manage users’ access to sensitive resources places companies at increased risk for negative auditRead more about Identity Governance – Are you governing who has access to what effectively?[…]

Micro Focus Azure Active Directory Driver

Micro Focus Azure Active Directory Driver

Written by:  Garth Williamson – Concensus Technologies Engineer Micro Focus recently announced a new IDM driver – Azure Active Directory Driver. This driver is an upgrade to and replacement for the Office 365 connector. The new driver allows for provisioning and de-provisioning of users, group memberships, exchange mailboxes, roles, and licenses to the Azure ADRead more about Micro Focus Azure Active Directory Driver[…]

Cisco Umbrella – Cloud Security Platform and Threat Intelligence

Cisco Umbrella – Cloud Security Platform and Threat Intelligence

In the past, desktops, business apps, and critical infrastructure were all located behind the firewall.  Today, more and more is happening off-network.  More roaming users.  More corporate-owned laptops accessing the internet from other networks.  More cloud apps, mean that users don’t need to be on the corporate network to get work done.  And more branchRead more about Cisco Umbrella – Cloud Security Platform and Threat Intelligence[…]

Managed Services – Security, Identity and Access Management Practice

Managed Services – Security, Identity and Access Management Practice

In July 2017 Concensus Technologies will be launching Managed Services for Security, Identity and Access Management.  Dedicated and Primary Engineers will monitor, manage, report, and maintain your environment on-premise and hosted.  We will support products from Micro Focus, NetIQ, SUSE, Microsoft, Condrey Corporation, Webroot, Cisco, and Barracuda Networks with more to come! Concensus CEO DonRead more about Managed Services – Security, Identity and Access Management Practice[…]