Month: March 2022

Ask an MSP Expert: How can we streamline our patch management process?

Ask an MSP Expert: How can we streamline our patch management process?

Q: With the increase of cyber attacks and the growing remote workers, what are some best patch management practices to better protect my customers? Patch management serves as a key defense against cyber threats and is also required to ensure...

/ March 8, 2022
The importance of DLP and DRM to an MSP

The importance of DLP and DRM to an MSP

As organisations struggle to come to terms with a hybrid workplace where people are working on a spectrum from full-time in the office to full-time at home, there is one area that should be top of mind for them –...

/ March 8, 2022
Cybersecurity Threat Advisory: Cisco Nexus Series Switches Command Injection Vulnerability

Cybersecurity Threat Advisory: Cisco Nexus Series Switches Command Injection Vulnerability

Threat Update Cisco has released several patches to resolve vulnerabilities in their Cisco Nexus Series Switches. These vulnerabilities include critical flaws related to command injection, as well as three Denial of Service bugs in the NX-OS. These vulnerabilities are tracked...

/ March 7, 2022
How MSPs can defend against escalating cyber warfare

How MSPs can defend against escalating cyber warfare

The mounting pressure of ongoing political conflicts has made its way into cyberspace, impacting organizations around the world. With new phishing campaigns targeting aid donations to victims and new malware and denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks against government departments, it’s important to...

/ March 7, 2022
Tech Time Warp: The great Michelangelo scare

Tech Time Warp: The great Michelangelo scare

Thirty years ago, PC users around the world were left saying “Huh?” after the much-hyped Michelangelo virus turned out to be, well, not much. The virus’ enduring legacy might say more about the media than about a security risk, as...

/ March 4, 2022
MSPs are now defending businesses during a global cyberwar

MSPs are now defending businesses during a global cyberwar

In the past week managed service providers (MSPs) have probably had some of the most meaningful conversations about cybersecurity in recent memory. Organizations of all sizes now implicitly realize how easily they might be affected as all sides in the...

/ March 3, 2022
Beware of Google Chrome complacency

Beware of Google Chrome complacency

Google Chrome is about as common in office spaces as a water cooler or a coffeemaker. Chrome is also becoming king elsewhere, unless the systems are Macs, and Safari is the browser of choice. With its minimalist, crisp interface and...

/ March 2, 2022 / 7 Comments
Tech Time Warp: The origins of the Cult of the Dead Cow

Tech Time Warp: The origins of the Cult of the Dead Cow

The high plains of Lubbock, Texas—a conservative, church-going area of the country to be sure—are not where you would expect a group of “hacktivists” to have gotten its start, let alone the group that coined the term “hacktivism.” But the...

/ March 1, 2022