Month: November 2020

Five steps to building a managed security services offering

Five steps to building a managed security services offering

The turn of the new decade has been eventful. The global pandemic, the shift to a remote workforce, and the ever-growing number of cyberthreats and cyberattacks has made cybersecurity top of mind for businesses of all sizes. Our Evolving Landscape...

/ November 30, 2020
Tech Time Warp: Regin malware opens eyes

Tech Time Warp: Regin malware opens eyes

One of the first Google results for “Regin malware” is from the U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency. It’s a Nov. 25, 2014, alert about the malware, providing an overview of Regin’s multi-stage structure. The alert notes that the “sophisticated...

/ November 27, 2020
Cybersecurity laws: What MSPs need to do

Cybersecurity laws: What MSPs need to do

Cybersecurity isn’t just about firewalls and patching. Cybersecurity is also about education and legislation — often, these two go hand in hand. The legislative landscape is continuously evolving as more rules and regulations attempt to add guardrails and protections to...

/ November 26, 2020
IT spending shows signs of recovery going into 2021

IT spending shows signs of recovery going into 2021

CompTIA has published its annual report for the IT industry, which suggests that spending on IT is starting to return to historic levels. The CompTIA report, in fact, cites data from International Data Corp (IDC)  projecting that global IT revenue...

/ November 25, 2020
How to run an effective webinar campaign for your Managed IT Services

How to run an effective webinar campaign for your Managed IT Services

One of the biggest marketing challenges managed service providers (MSPs) face is identifying and tapping into channels that will reach the largest number of potential leads. There are several things you can do to set yourself up for success. To...

/ November 24, 2020
New AWS services optimize application development process

New AWS services optimize application development process

Amazon Web Services (AWS) consistently introduces new services, enhances existing ones, and drives trends that all contain technology, capabilities, and information of great relevance to MSPs. In the first half of 2020, AWS announced a significant number of developments that...

/ November 23, 2020
Tech Time Warp: Conficker, the Botnet that became too hot to handle

Tech Time Warp: Conficker, the Botnet that became too hot to handle

Conficker is a piece of malware we just can’t seem to quit. Despite first being identified in November 2008, some estimate that as of September 2020 there were still 150,000 Conficker detections a month, mostly in vastly populated Brazil and...

/ November 20, 2020
Helping your clients make sense of data

Helping your clients make sense of data

If data is truly the new oil, then helping your clients make sense of it without a lot of technical understanding could be a key part of running a successful MSP business in the coming years. Every business has a...

/ November 19, 2020
Digital business transformation creates need for MSP speed

Digital business transformation creates need for MSP speed

The more organizations that start to appreciate just how dependent they are on data to drive digital business transformation initiatives the more apparent it’s become how difficult it is to manage data. A survey of 200 IT, data science, and...

/ November 18, 2020