Month: February 2022

In MSPs most organizations will zero-trust

In MSPs most organizations will zero-trust

Zero-trust is not a new idea when it comes to cybersecurity, but after a series of high-profile breaches over the past two years, it is all the rage. The concept itself traces its history all the way back to 1994...

/ February 18, 2022
Cybersecurity Threat Advisory: Trend Micro Fixes Hybrid Cloud Security Vulnerabilities

Cybersecurity Threat Advisory: Trend Micro Fixes Hybrid Cloud Security Vulnerabilities

Threat Update Recently, the cloud security software firm Trend Micro rolled out several patches to resolve vulnerabilities in their Deep Security and Cloud One Workload solutions for Ubuntu agents. These vulnerabilities are tracked as CVE-2022-23119 and CVE-2022-23120. Barracuda MSP recommends...

/ February 16, 2022
3 keys to hiring top talent

3 keys to hiring top talent

MSPs have always struggled with hiring top talent. One reason is many IT professionals aren’t comfortable with working in fast-paced environments. They are used to working in a single-tenant environment and can’t handle what’s required of them when there are...

/ February 16, 2022
Cybersecurity Threat Advisory: BlackByte Ransomware Group Gaining Traction

Cybersecurity Threat Advisory: BlackByte Ransomware Group Gaining Traction

Threat Update The BlackByte Ransomware-as-a-Service group is quickly gaining traction by infecting and cryptolocking multiple companies. Reports regarding this ransomware in the wild have existed since July 2021. In response, the FBI and USSS (United States Secret Service) have issued...

/ February 15, 2022
Cybersecurity is everyone’s responsibility

Cybersecurity is everyone’s responsibility

This post is part of our ongoing conversations with industry experts about the ever-present problem of data breaches. These breaches usually trace back to the security teams, but everyone, even the average user, is considered a stakeholder in cybersecurity. IBM...

/ February 15, 2022 / 1 Comment
Rising data breaches require extra vigilance and awareness training

Rising data breaches require extra vigilance and awareness training

Data breaches increased by 69 percent in 2021 compared to 2020, according to the Identity Theft Resource Center (ITRC) in its annual report on data breaches. According to the report, the most common causes of data breaches were phishing or...

/ February 14, 2022
Pioneers in Tech: Jerry Lawson, pre-Atari game console designer

Pioneers in Tech: Jerry Lawson, pre-Atari game console designer

In the nascent days of video games, gaming consoles had limitations — namely, users were limited to one game, such as Al Alcorn’s groundbreaking Pong. But a group of engineers at the semiconductor company Fairchild — including the subject of...

/ February 11, 2022
Q&A with 10-time Channel Chief, Neal Bradbury

Q&A with 10-time Channel Chief, Neal Bradbury

Earlier this week, CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, announced its 2022 list of Channel Chiefs. For the 10th year in a row, Neal Bradbury, SVP of Barracuda MSP was named to the prestigious list, which is published annually...

/ February 10, 2022
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Hybrid remains dominant approach to cloud computing

Hybrid remains dominant approach to cloud computing

A global survey of 256 IT and security professionals conducted by the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) finds just shy of two-thirds of respondents (61 percent) are employing some form of hybrid cloud computing.

/ February 10, 2022
Cybersecurity Threat Advisory: Apple Releases High-Priority Updates to Mac OS and iOS

Cybersecurity Threat Advisory: Apple Releases High-Priority Updates to Mac OS and iOS

Threat Update After a browser fingerprinting and fraud detection detected an actively exploited vulnerability (which can be tracked as CVE-2022-22587) in Apple’s Safari 15 browser, Apple has released updates that fix the bug (iOS 15.3 and macOS Monterey 12.2). This...

/ February 10, 2022