Month: December 2020

Tech Time Warp: FBI MoneyPak ransomware packs a punch

Tech Time Warp: FBI MoneyPak ransomware packs a punch

Imagine you’re mindlessly surfing the internet, when suddenly your screen locks and displays an ominous message: The FBI has “seized and frozen access” to your device because of online activities violating federal law. This convincing message would take even savvy...

/ December 4, 2020
Rethinking personally identifiable information in 2021

Rethinking personally identifiable information in 2021

In a year full of data breaches, ransomware, and phishing, now is a good time to put things into perspective and perhaps rethink data security for the coming year. The fact is, all cybersecurity is created equal, and not all...

/ December 3, 2020
Reviews of cloud deployments drive optimization opportunities

Reviews of cloud deployments drive optimization opportunities

Not surprisingly, most IT organizations are paying a lot more attention these days to cloud optimization in the wake of the economic downturn driven by the COVID-19 pandemic. While much of that focus may initially begin with the goal of...

/ December 2, 2020
Keys to consistent lead gen for MSPs

Keys to consistent lead gen for MSPs

Recently, I had the opportunity to be a guest on the SMB Community Podcast. I had a fantastic conversation with the show’s host, Karl Palachuk, on the topic of marketing for MSPs. We both agreed that generating leads as an MSP...

/ December 1, 2020