Month: March 2021

Weak human links and zero-day cyberattacks

Weak human links and zero-day cyberattacks

We’ve been taking a close look at the post-pandemic environment that MSPs are finding themselves navigating in 2021. One of the questions for many is what happens if the new normal doesn’t resemble the old normal? What if corporate campuses...

/ March 23, 2021
Cybersecurity Threat Advisory: WordPress Elementor Vulnerability

Cybersecurity Threat Advisory: WordPress Elementor Vulnerability

Threat Update Wordfence has advised that all users of the popular WordPress website builder plugin Elementor update to the latest version available (currently version 3.1.4), including users of either the Free version or Pro version. There is a stored XSS...

/ March 22, 2021 / 1 Comment
Q&A: How to drive efficiency with Barracuda RMM

Q&A: How to drive efficiency with Barracuda RMM

You may have seen that last week, Barracuda unveiled a new name for its security-centric RMM platform. Formerly known as Barracuda Managed Workplace, it will be called Barracuda RMM moving forward. This change is an exciting step as we continue...

/ March 22, 2021 / 1 Comment
Atanasoff-Berry computer
Tech Time Warp: John Vincent Atanasoff named inventor of the digital computer

Tech Time Warp: John Vincent Atanasoff named inventor of the digital computer

The story of the Atanaoff-Berry Computer, or the ABC, has plenty of interesting twists—not the least of which is a March 19, 1972, court ruling pronouncing co-inventor John Vincent Atanasoff the rightful inventor of the electronic digital computer. Previously that...

/ March 19, 2021
MSPs (and SMBs) can benefit from zero trust cybersecurity

MSPs (and SMBs) can benefit from zero trust cybersecurity

The way network security has tended to work is you have a set of people you trust like employees, who you usually let in via username and password. This approach worked great when everyone was inside the firewall, but we...

/ March 18, 2021
Cybersecurity Threat Advisory: Numerous IOT Cameras Hacked

Cybersecurity Threat Advisory: Numerous IOT Cameras Hacked

Threat Update Verkada Inc, an organization providing IOT security cameras to public and private organizations across the globe, has reportedly had its camera systems compromised. Attackers claim to have breached the organization and accessed both live and archived camera feeds...

/ March 18, 2021
Cybersecurity Threat Advisory: F5 Big IP Vulnerability

Cybersecurity Threat Advisory: F5 Big IP Vulnerability

Threat Update Network provider, F5 Networks, a leading networking provider for businesses everywhere, has announced the discovery of multiple remote code execution vulnerabilities. There are four of these RCE vulnerabilities, which effect most BIG-IP and BIG-IQ software versions. Successful exploitation...

/ March 17, 2021
MSPs should bet on all platforms to win

MSPs should bet on all platforms to win

There’s been an ongoing debate about the relative strategic importance of public clouds versus on-premises IT environments for several years. The general consensus today is that the deployment of on-premises servers will continue to decline as more workloads shift to...

/ March 17, 2021
The long-term cybersecurity legacy of COVID-19

The long-term cybersecurity legacy of COVID-19

COVID vaccines are starting to be distributed and administered, cases have dropped, and a real sense of post-pandemic optimism pervades the planet as springtime begins in the northern hemisphere. Despite all of the real-world and cybersecurity challenges that came about...

/ March 16, 2021
Q&A: A new security opportunity for MSPs in ZTNA

Q&A: A new security opportunity for MSPs in ZTNA

Barracuda MSP recently introduced a new security solution, Barracuda CloudGen Access, to its MSP partners. The solution can help MSPs protect their customers’ resources and data regardless of what device users are using and from where. The innovative Zero Trust...

/ March 15, 2021