Ingram Leedy

Ingram Leedy

If you are looking for someone who lives on the leading edge of technology innovation, Ingram Leedy has a unique ability to predict the future digital trends.

As CEO of Protected Trust, he is helping business leaders see the world in new ways by connecting people and technology to achieve more.


Recent posts by Ingram Leedy

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What is Microsoft’s Surface Hub 2 and Why Should You Care?

By Ingram Leedy on April 18, 2019

On April 17, 2019, the Microsoft Surface Engineering team released a video unveiling Microsoft’s new Surface Hub 2 family of products—starting with the Surface Hub 2S. Some readers may be wondering, “What is the Surface Hub 2?” and/or, “Why should I care about Microsoft’s latest team collaboration gadget?”

Topics: Modern Tools
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Benefits of Office 365 Business with a Software Subscription

By Ingram Leedy on April 18, 2019

When Office 365 first launched in 2013 (effectively replacing the Business Productivity Online Suite), this subscription-based version of Office was released to the general public—causing much confusion among end users. For many people, Office was a software that you bought periodically and having the latest year version, such as Office 2019, was the best way to get the newest functionalities.

Topics: New Ways to Work
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HIPAA: Encryption is NOT Required…What?!?

By Ingram Leedy on January 1, 2019

No, that headline is not a misprint. Contrary to common assumptions, Congress decided that the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) should not—and, therefore, does not—require the use of encryption to secure your patients’ private medical data (aka, electronic Protected Health Information or ePHI).

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Microsoft Whiteboard is a dead-simple way to brainstorm with your team

By Ingram Leedy on July 13, 2018

Topics: Device Management Stay Secure
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Wargame your own company with Phishing Attack Simulator

By Ingram Leedy on April 27, 2018

With Attack Simulator (included in Office 365 Threat Intelligence), if you are a member of your organization's security team, you can run realistic attack scenarios in your organization. This can help you identify and find vulnerable users before a real attack impacts your bottom line.

Topics: Stay Secure
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Microsoft adds ransomware protection, recovery tools to Office 365

By Ingram Leedy on April 5, 2018

Microsoft has rolled out a series of new tools to protect its Office 365 Home and 365 Personal customers from a variety of cyberthreats, including ransomware.

Topics: Stay Secure New Ways to Work
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How Measuring Security for Risk ROI Can Empower CISOs

By Ingram Leedy on March 28, 2018


For the vast majority of business decisions, organizations seek metrics-driven proof. Why is cybersecurity the exception?

Topics: Stay Secure
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Email Phishing Has Never Been Easier

By Ingram Leedy on February 8, 2018

Topics: Stay Secure
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Simple any easy task management with Microsoft 365

By Ingram Leedy on February 4, 2018

Microsoft released Office 365 Groups as a new approach to team-based collaboration in October 2014. Since then, Groups have received a steady flow of enhancements ranging from the essential-for-adoption (Outlook 2016 support), interesting-and-useful (apps for iOS, Android, and Windows Mobile and connectors to harvest information from cloud data sources), to the not-so-good (the flawed integration with Power BI).

Topics: Modern Tools Modern Software Microsoft 365