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SkypeShield presented new Skype for Business security solutions at Microsoft’s partner meeting in Hong Kong
SkypeShield has presented a complete security suit for safely connecting to corporate Skype for Business (Lync) servers from mobile and external devices at the upcoming Microsoft partner meeting Channel Kick-off 2015, which took place in Hong Kong on September 11, 2011.
SkypeShield’s solutions had been presented at the event by Continuous Technologies, which has recently become SkypeShield’s distributer in Hong Kong.
At the Microsoft event, SkypeShield showcased solutions to protect the organization’s Active Directory, Skype for Business and Exchange infrastructure. Among others, the company presented new security solutions including:
- Network protection – Protect against account lockout in DDoS attack.
- Two Factor Authentication – TFA by requiring the device as the second factor in addition to credentials to Lync & Exchange (EWS). Optionally can require three factor based on VPN access / certificate.
- Device Access Control – Restrict the usage of Skype for Business & Exchange only to registered devices. Solution can limit usage to corporate or managed devices (with MDM) or control BYOD deployment.
- Active Directory credentials protection – Avoid using and storing AD credentials on device by defining dedicated Skype for Business credentials or using RSA tokens.
Established in 1989 and headquartered in Hong Kong with offices in Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou and Nanjing, Continuous Technologies is a Microsoft Gold Communications Partner. With more than 20 years of implementation experience across multiple industries, Continuous Technologies are experts in customer interaction systems with a proven track record in implementing Skype for Business.
The Channel Kick-off 2015 was aimed at showing Microsoft partners the latest technology and innovation. Local partners, IT community leaders and Microsoft executives attended the event.