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April 21, 2020

Microsoft identity-driven security

"In more than 63 percent of data breaches, hackers gain corporate network access through weak, default, or stolen user credentials." Using outdated multiple-password security is like leaving your front door unlocked for attackers. That's why Microsoft developed Azure Active Directory Premium, which keeps your front door locked and bolted with features such as a single, secure sign on for all apps for each employee and multi-factor identification to make your network less password reliant. Microsoft recognizes the importance of identity-driven security and their holistic strategy doesn't stop there. Check out this infographic to learn more.
April 21, 2020

Customer Story: Garfield Prep Academy provides engaging, personalized education with powerful classroom tools

Picture the ideal learning environment. When Garfield Prep teacher Marlyne Graves pictures this, she sees each of her students tackling the same task while being uniquely challenged and supported. This is exactly the type of classroom she was able to create through the use of technology like OneNote Classroom Notebook. This offered efficiency and access to learning tools that opened doors for each of her students to maximize their engagement and learning. At BSIcons Software Consulting, we want to celebrate and support individuality, and this includes providing the resources to personalize learning.
April 16, 2020

Customer Story: Technology in harmony – the story of Port Alberni School District

How can a three-person IT team keep an entire district outfitted with devices that are both usable for all students, and yet provide a customized experience for every one of them? For Port Alberni School District, their secret tool was Intune for Education. In combination with Azure Active Directory, Intune allowed them to have a single sign-on for each of their students and to assign apps to follow that student no matter what device they were using. The result? An easily manageable landscape of devices, all customized to meet individual student needs. Small IT teams don't have to mean restricting the technology available to students. Contact us to learn more.
April 15, 2020

Microsoft 365 Holistic Security

No matter where your job takes you, Microsoft 365 can adapt to your security needs, keeping company information safe without hindering you day to day. Check out how Microsoft 365 delivers comprehensive security for employees who are always on the go.
April 15, 2020

The state of modern device deployment in education

When considering a new technology for their school, IT professionals weigh everything from ease of deployment to in-classroom applicability. But above all, IT professionals value technology that will improve learning experiences for students. Luckily, with Intune for Education, there is no sacrifice between a robust set of devices, with applications that offer impactful learning experiences to students, and a user-friendly cloud-based management system for those devices and applications. At BSIcons Software Consulting we want to help your school get the best of both worlds for your classroom technology.