Month: March 2020

Coronavirus fraud: companies face new phishing attacks

Coronavirus fraud: companies face new phishing attacks

As Coronavirus COVID-19 makes its way across the world, individuals are doing their best to stay up-to-date on the latest outbreak locations and confirmed cases. Hackers have created new attacks based on the public interest in this virus.

/ March 17, 2020
Barracuda CloudGen Firewall’s work-from-home capabilities

Barracuda CloudGen Firewall’s work-from-home capabilities

Barracuda solutions have long been engineered to support distributed workloads and mobile workforces. We fully embraced the changing nature of work a few years ago when we launched our Barracuda CloudGen Firewall (CGF). The Barracuda CGF took firewalls to the...

/ March 17, 2020
Helping your clients work from home

Helping your clients work from home

These are trying times for everyone. As more companies seek social distancing to protect their employees from COVID-19, they may be looking to their MSPs for guidance on working from home. Chances are, many of you monitor and manage your...

/ March 16, 2020
Techniques for learning from each at-bat

Techniques for learning from each at-bat

The best baseball players in the world strike out more often than they get onto base. Despite the constant setbacks they face, they repeatedly return to the plate because they realize an important truth: Every at-bat is another chance for...

/ March 16, 2020
Tech Time Warp: Twitter takes flight at SXSW 2007

Tech Time Warp: Twitter takes flight at SXSW 2007

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey made headlines this year as one of the first big names to pull out of the now-canceled SXSW 2020 — due to the spread of Coronavirus. With the hallways of the Austin Convention Center empty this...

/ March 13, 2020
Fileless malware is here to stay

Fileless malware is here to stay

With the focus on coronavirus, cybersecurity professionals can’t lose sight of virtual viruses. Just as biologically based threats evolve, so do virtual ones. For years, MSPs and cybersecurity experts devised defenses to intercept suspicious attachments harboring dangerous payloads. The attacks weren’t...

/ March 12, 2020
Coronavirus will drive organizations toward MSPs for remote computing expertise

Coronavirus will drive organizations toward MSPs for remote computing expertise

The global spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus is driving more employees to work from home. Meanwhile, many organizations are starting to discover just how unprepared they are to enable every employee to work outside the office. It’s one thing to...

/ March 11, 2020
Ask an MSP Expert: What are some common HIPAA missteps and how can my MSP avoid them?

Ask an MSP Expert: What are some common HIPAA missteps and how can my MSP avoid them?

Q: My MSP partners with clients that frequently work with sensitive medical data that falls under HIPAA protections. How can my MSP ensure that this data remains protected and that our clients are not subjected to penalties from HIPAA? Despite...

/ March 10, 2020
Protecting remote employees in the time of Coronavirus

Protecting remote employees in the time of Coronavirus

With the growing concern over the spread of coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, there are a growing number of school closures and companies are encouraging employees to work from home when possible. Bloomberg cited that approximately 29 percent of the...

/ March 10, 2020
New chip flaws could create more headaches for MSPs

New chip flaws could create more headaches for MSPs

We saw two chip flaws emerge last week affecting both Intel and AMD. The problem with these particular flaws is that they are built into the chip architecture, which makes them challenging to patch. This isn’t the first time we’ve...

/ March 9, 2020