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MyITAssistant’s Productivity Tools are a collection of Microsoft solutions managed by MyITAssistant. The most popular solution is Microsoft 365, or Office365, a productivity suite that includes Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. This solution is available in several packages designed for home and business use. Business versions may also Outlook, Access, and Publisher.

Microsoft 365 solutions are available as a desktop app, online app, or a combination of the two. At this time, desktop versions of Microsoft Access and Publisher are only available for PC.

We offer two-business versions of Microsoft 365 – Business Apps and Business Standard. They include the same premium office apps. Both come with 1TB of secure cloud storage for a single user to edit and share documents and photos. They also include Professional digital storytelling to create engaging, interactive, web-based reports, presentations, newsletters, training, and more with Sway.

Whether adding a single solution for family use or expanding throughout a business workplace, managing installs and devices could not be simpler. We provide secure portal access to manage subscribed Microsoft services. Our portal also allows users to consolidate existing Microsoft licenses under a single umbrella. Simple and manageable.

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Everyone is aware of Microsoft 365, but may not be aware of all the benefits of having it in place? Microsoft 365 is more than just Word on the go. It is a full suite of cloud-based applications to help you increase productivity and collaboration. Because it’s in the cloud, you will benefit from always be on the latest version.

  • Complete Office Suite

  • Anytime, Anywhere Access

  • Safety and Security

Starting at $9.50 month
Did you know?
Connected IoT devices will reach 75 billion by 2025.
The cost of lost business averaged $1.42 million.
94% of malware is delivered via email
Data breaches exposed 4.1 billion records in the first half of 2019.
Phishing attacks account for more than 80% of reported security incidents
Financial services had 352,771 exposed sensitive files on average while Healthcare, Pharma and Biotech have 113,491 files on average.
Google was fined $57 billion for GDPR violations by CNIL, a French data protection agency.
1 in 3 Americans will be affected this year by an attack.
Backing up data is no longer something to set and forget.
1 in 36 mobile devices had high risk apps installed.
63 percent of companies said their data was potentially compromised within the last twelve months due to a hardware- or silicon-level security breach
Attacks on IoT devices tripled in the first half of 2019.
On going threats like Ransomware and Cryptomining will continue to grow.
Securing a computer is no longer just doing updates.
More than 77% of organizations do not have a Cyber Security Incident Response plan.
100,000 groups in at least 150 countries and more than 400,000 machines were infected by the Wannacry virus in 2017, at a total cost of around $4 billion.
Protecting privacy on a computer is a continual task.
71 percent of breaches reported were financially motivated.
In 2018, an average of 10,573 malicious mobile apps were blocked per day.
95% of cybersecurity breaches are due to human error.
48% of malicious email attachments are office files.
34% of data breaches involved internal actors.
The average time to identify a breach in 2019 was 206 days.
The worldwide information security market is forecast to reach $170.4 billion in 2022.
The estimated losses in 2019 for the healthcare industry are $25 billion.
Fileless attacks grew by 256 percent over the first half of 2019
Malicious PowerShell scripts blocked in 2018 on the endpoint increased 1,000%.
56% of Americans don’t know what steps to take in the event of a data breach.
In 2017, 147.9 million consumers were affected by the Equifax Breach.
Damage related to cybercrime is projected to hit $6 trillion annually by 2021.
There is a hacker attack every 39-seconds , on average.
Kaspersky says that its web antivirus platform identified 24,610,126 “unique malicious objects” in 2019.
95% of cybersecurity breaches are due to human error.
Since COVID-19, the US FBI reported a 300% increase in reported cybercrimes.
Today’s technology and security risks are more complicated.
90% of remote code execution attacks are associated with cryptomining.
Approximately $6 trillion is expected to be spent globally on cybersecurity by 2021
Data breaches cost enterprises an average of $3.92 million
Ransomware damage costs will rise to $11.5 billion in 2019 and a business will fall victim to a ransomware attack every 14 seconds at that time.
60 percent of breaches involved vulnerabilities for which a patch was available but not applied
64% of Americans have never checked to see if they were affected by a data breach.
40 percent of IT leaders say cybersecurity jobs are the most difficult to fill
Total cost for cybercrime committed globally will reach $6 trillion by 2021
Most companies take nearly 6 months to detect a data breach, even major ones.
In 2016, 3 billion Yahoo accounts were hacked in one of the biggest breaches of all time.
Most malicious domains, about 60%, are associated with spam campaigns.
1 in 13 web requests lead to malware.
By 2020, security services are expected to account for 50% of cybersecurity budgets.
The top malicious email attachment types are .doc and .dot which make up 37%, the next highest is .exe at 19.5%.
Ransomware detections have been more dominant in countries with higher numbers of internet-connected populations. The United States ranks highest with 18.2% of all ransomware attacks.
$17,700 is lost every minute due to phishing attacks
Security breaches have increased by 11% since 2018 and 67% since 2014.
More than 93% of healthcare organizations have experienced a data breach over the past three years. 57% of those have had more than five data breaches during the same timeframe.
The average lifecycle of a breach was 314 days (from the breach to containment).
In 2016, Uber reported that hackers stole the information of over 57 million riders and drivers.
The most expensive component of a cyber attack is information loss at $5.9 million
An attacker resides within a network for an average of 146 days before being detected.
Malware rates as the most expensive, with an attack costing victims up to $2.6 million.
In 2017, 412 million user accounts were stolen from Friendfinder’s sites.
WannaCry ransomware attack cost the National Health Service (NHS) over $100 million.
IoT devices experience an average of 5,200 attacks per month.
The United States is #1 for targeted attacks.
Emotet used over 290,000 compromised email addresses to spread malware, including 33,000 unique attachments.
By 2020, the estimated number of passwords used by humans and machines worldwide will grow to 300 billion.
Latest Threats
Conti Ransomware: The Conti ransomware family was discovered using multiple techniques to find files to attack and how the encryption process is carried out. The malware uses multiple threads to encrypt files at a faster rate compared to other ransomware families and contains command-line options to scan for local files as well as remote files over SMB shares. Conti also uses the Windows Restart Manager to free up files that are open by various applications. The ransomware uses AES-256 encryption and requires the victim to email the threat actor for the decryption key. Variants of the malware post stolen data from entities who refuse to pay the ransom.
TrickBot Banker: TrickBot is one of the most popular type of trojan. It started first in 2016 as a banking trojan and has evolved with spyware capabilities. It is customisable to make it more effective and profitable. This means that not all TrickBot infections will be the same. TrickBot is not openly advertised, but is only distributed across an elite group of criminals in the underground. TrickBot infects machine most often through malicious documents. Once installed on a target system, TrickBot will download other types of malware.
Donot Group: The APT group Donot (also known as APT-C-35, Donot Team) has been active for several years, the exact start date is still unknown. The attackers are interested in confidential information and intellectual property. APT-C-35 targets mostly countries in South Asia; Bangladesh, Thailand, India, Sri Lanka, the Philippines in particular, state sector of Pakistan and outside of Asia, in places like Argentina, the United Arab Emirates, and Great Britain. Donot Team is known for utilizing multiple attack vectors to gain a foothold on targets of interest, from developing Android malware for mobile devices to malspam campaigns delivering malicious documents. The maldocs contain embedded DLL’s and often referenced geopolitical themes, for example: “The New US Administration”. Donot Team’s development of mobile malware included fake Android APKs that were meant to exploit Google’s Cloud messaging service, bypass detection and act as a Command-And-Control (C2). The origin of Donot Team is unclear; however, it is speculated that Donot Team may have ties to India due to targets of interest, analysis of malware code and infrastructure re-use.
Backdoor Returns: Bandook is a type of RAT that appeared between 2015 and 2017 in campaigns dubbed Operation Manul and Dark Caracal. During the year 2020, Bandook has resurfaced, and analysis suggests the backdoor being developed and provided by a third-party service. Systems are infected when users get tricked into downloading a malicious script, which in turn downloads and execute a sequence of payloads to finally install the backdoor. The backdoor itself is equipped with tooling that provides screen captures and remote file manipulation.
APT32 Group: APT32, also known as OceanLotus, is a known threat group that was first identified in 2012 in an attack that targeted Chinese entities. After which the groups targets expanded to various countries across Asia. The threat group has mostly focused on seeking intellectual property as well monetary gain but have targeted Journalists and dissidents. Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures have included the use of custom tools as well as commodity malware including Goopy, KOMPROGO, PHOREAL, SOUNDBITE, WINDSHIELD, Cobalt Strike beacons, PowerShell-based tools, and Mimikatz.
Turla: Based on OSINT, TTP, and malware analysis, results are received and assessed on a daily basis. The Threat Activity events, in particular, share the indicators that cannot be tied to a specific dedicated operation or name but indicate malicious activity by the threat actor group, in this case, possibly the Turla group. Turla threat group has infected victims in over 45 countries, spanning a range of industries including government, embassies, military, education, research, and pharmaceutical companies since 2004. The heightened activity was seen in mid-2015. Turla is known for conducting watering hole and spear-phishing campaigns and leveraging in-house tools and malware. Turla’s espionage platform is mainly used against Windows machines but has also been seen used against macOS and Linux machines.
Egregor Ransomware: Egregor ransomware exfiltrates sensitive information before encrypting files and gives the victim three days to contact the threat actor or the stolen data will be posted online. The malicious software is a variant of the Sekhmet ransomware family and uses multiple techniques to bypass defense measures including obfuscation, software packing, and sandbox evasion. The ransom note reports the actor is willing to provide security recommendations to the victim to avoid being breached again.
Remcos RAT: Remcos is a remote access technology that is developed and maintained by the cyber security firm BreakingSecurity. It is advertised as a legitimate tool which allows remote control and surveillance of a target machine. Remcos is available as freeware and a fee based professional version and has been widely available in criminal forums since the second half of 2016. Features such as a keylogger, camera capture, microphone access and remote control made the software attractive to criminals. Due to the nefarious use of Remcos it is labeled as malware and has most recently been seen delivered through malspam campaigns that aim to compromise systems.
Phobos Ransomware: The Phobos ransomware uses AES encryption and adds various extensions to infected files. Phobos was identified late 2017 with new variants discovered throughout 2019 and into 2020. Victim’s are required to communicate with the threat actor(s) via email at one of many email addresses used to obtain a decryption key. Analysis of Phobos has identified similarities shared with other ransomware families such as Dharma and CrySiS.

Pricing

Multi-Tool for Home & Business

All-in-one productivity, collaboration, and communications suite.

Business Apps is a perfect solution for all home and business users, where Business Standard is focused more on business. Business Standard users gain access to Microsoft Teams, SharePoint, and Exchange services. 

Business Apps
Microsoft 365
$9.50/mth*
  • FEATURES: Managed Microsoft account, Microsoft Office applications, full desktop online and mobile versions of Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and OneNote)
  • LICENSE: 1 license
  • SUPPORTS: 5 devices
Business Standard
Microsoft 365
$18/mth*
  • FEATURES: Managed Microsoft account, Microsoft Office applications, full desktop online and mobile versions of Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and OneNote), Teams , Sharepoint, 1TB secure OneDrive, Exchange 50GB
  • LICENSE: 1 license
  • SUPPORTS: 5 devices

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* Pricing is based on Cash, Check, E-Check, and Zelle payment methods. Credit cards and direct bank transfer payments options are available with transaction fees.