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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Trick to Add Custom Background to Teams Video Calls Discovered

By Ingram Leedy on April 20, 2020

Microsoft Teams has recently introduced background replacement for video calls and conferences.  Is your room a mess? Are you in a distracting environment? Fix it by adding one of 24 backgrounds that virtually replace your real background.  Currently, there is not a native way in the Teams application to add your own custom background, but we have found a way to add it outside of the application.  If you'd like to add your own custom image for your Teams video calls, watch our How To video.

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Is Security an issue with Zoom Hijacking?

By Ingram Leedy on April 13, 2020

Has your Zoom meeting been hijacked? In this week's Remote Podcast highlight video, we discuss the security issues found in the conferencing software Zoom and whether the same security issues can be exploited in Microsoft Teams. Finally we discuss the role managed modern workplace consultants have in the modern office and whether or not it is the right choice for your business.

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CFOs looking to make remote work more permanent following COVID-19

By Ingram Leedy on April 6, 2020

The flood gates have been opened. Businesses that once asserted they could not operate with remote employees have been forced to find ways to make it work.*  There is no doubt that many of these new remote employees will want to continue to work remotely once normalcy returns.  Will we see businesses increase work from home adoption?  This is the topic of discussion in this podcast.
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Is the New Work from Home a Problem for Managers?

By Ingram Leedy on March 31, 2020

As we enter into a new week of self-isolation, many businesses across the country are starting to settle into this new work from home reality. While the struggle to ensure employees have the proper equipment to work from home is finally dying down, a new question is emerging.  "Now that our employees can work from home, how can we tell they are actually working?"  In this Podcast episode, we discuss this management issue and the results may not be entirely what you'd expect.

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The Coronavirus is a Breeding Ground for New Phishing Attacks

By Ingram Leedy on March 20, 2020

Just because businesses are taking a break to protect their employees and customers from possible coronavirus infections doesn’t mean that cybercriminals are going to stop. In fact, recent phishing attacks have started to leverage current events to scare potential victims into clicking on malware links and attachments.

Topics: Stay Secure
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Companies to Rethink Remote Work in Light of Coronavirus Crisis

By Ingram Leedy on March 19, 2020

The whole “work from home” thing has really caught on in recent years. Employers have used remote work policies as a way to cut costs, increase employee happiness, and deepen their talent pool. Now, some companies are turning to work from home policies for another reason: to avoid a public health crisis from the recent coronavirus outbreak.

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Are You Eligible for Microsoft 365 Government Software?

By Ingram Leedy on March 18, 2020

Did you know that there’s a special version of Microsoft 365 for government agencies and employees? This special edition of Microsoft Office 365 is available to select government agencies and entities that handle data subject to certain government regulations/requirements.

Topics: Modern Tools
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What is Phishing and How Can You Stop It?

By Ingram Leedy on March 17, 2020

In a few recent video blogs, the Protected Trust team has discussed the issue of phishing and how it affects companies of all sizes. In these videos, we showcased a few different examples of email phishing that have succeeded before.

Topics: Stay Secure
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Why organizations should not want to survive, but thrive

By Ingram Leedy on March 12, 2020

There’s an old saying: “Nothing ventured, nothing gained.” In other words, if you don’t take risks, you won’t earn many worthwhile accomplishments. However, it’s often hard for people to take risks—especially when they’re in a big business where a lot of people’s livelihoods ride on these risks. The thing is, every decision is a risk.

Topics: Empower Your Business New Ways to Work