Month: January 2022

Social media for your MSP: what to avoid posting

Social media for your MSP: what to avoid posting

The social media world can be overwhelming for businesses, especially when trying to distinguish what you should and should not be posting. The goal for MSPs today is to create engaging, inspiring, and helpful content for their targeted audience. Anything...

/ January 31, 2022
Cybersecurity Threat Advisory: VMWare Horizon Server Log4j Vulnerabilities

Cybersecurity Threat Advisory: VMWare Horizon Server Log4j Vulnerabilities

Threat Update VMware is a virtualization and cloud computing vendor used by many companies worldwide. Recently, VMware announced that they released an update that patches a vulnerability related to the Log4j shell flaw within its Horizon Servers. Successful exploitation of...

/ January 28, 2022
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Tech Time Warp: Ally McBeal, the dancing baby, and the birth of memes

Tech Time Warp: Ally McBeal, the dancing baby, and the birth of memes

Oogachaka, oogachaka … readers of a certain age will remember the night in late January 1998 when the titular character on TV’s Ally McBeal danced with a computer-generated baby. The iconic scene—meant to convey Ally’s concerns about her biological clock—not...

/ January 28, 2022
Need to rein in cloud costs creates opportunities for MSP

Need to rein in cloud costs creates opportunities for MSP

According to a pair of recent reports, organizations are becoming sensitive to cloud computing costs more than ever before. This is good news for managed service providers (MSPs) though, as it’s creating new opportunities.

/ January 27, 2022
Email and endpoint protection
Q&A: Barracuda’s enhanced offering for email and endpoint protection

Q&A: Barracuda’s enhanced offering for email and endpoint protection

Expanding and improving security service offerings has become of critical importance to most MSPs over the last few years. Today, Barracuda is pleased to announce major updates to its security offerings for MSPs to enable its partners to do just...

/ January 27, 2022 / 8 Comments
Social Media for MSPs: Are you posting the right content?

Social Media for MSPs: Are you posting the right content?

In today’s world, it’s important to utilize social media for any business, and that includes your MSP. The tricky part can be making sure you’re posting the right content for your audience. How do we know what to post when...

/ January 26, 2022
MSP Sales
Putting the money back into MSP sales

Putting the money back into MSP sales

Many IT service providers have their hands full, focusing on client monitoring, refining, and repairing their IT infrastructure. As a result, attention on MSP’s sales sometimes falls by the wayside. It’s tough juggling both of these aspects of running an...

/ January 25, 2022
Securing 5G cloud infrastructure

Securing 5G cloud infrastructure

5G cybersecurity is becoming a hot topic among MSP owners and engineers. Recently, I’ve spoken to many MSP owners who have had questions. As 5G gradually rolls out in markets across the USA and Canada, its arrival will usher in...

/ January 24, 2022 / 6 Comments
Tech Time Warp: Microsoft offers $250,000 to catch the makers of Mydoom

Tech Time Warp: Microsoft offers $250,000 to catch the makers of Mydoom

Beginning in late January 2004, an email worm called Mydoom caught the attention of the world—and led Microsoft to offer $250,000 for information leading to its creator’s apprehension. At its peak, Mydoom accounted for approximately one-quarter of all email traffic...

/ January 24, 2022
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Executive predictions for 2022: CEO Hatem Naguib

Executive predictions for 2022: CEO Hatem Naguib

As 2022 gets underway, we’re looking ahead to the changes, developments, and trends the coming year will bring to the cybersecurity industry and the threat landscape. To help you prepare for 2022, we recently spoke to three Barracuda executives, each...

/ January 21, 2022