Month: June 2022

Tips to securing desktops help in the modern work environment

Tips to securing desktops help in the modern work environment

It now looks like hybrid working is here to stay.  Although some workers will return to the office on a permanent basis, many others will be working from home (WFH) either permanently or for part of the working week on...

/ June 20, 2022
Cybersecurity Threat Advisory: Microsoft 365 functionality vulnerability

Cybersecurity Threat Advisory: Microsoft 365 functionality vulnerability

Security researchers recently found an existing file version control functionality in Microsoft 365 and Office 365 enables threat actors to encrypt files stored with ransomware. The process used to encrypt these files can make them unrecoverable when proper backup is not...

/ June 17, 2022
Tech Time Warp: The Early Days of IBM

Tech Time Warp: The Early Days of IBM

The monolith we know today as IBM got its start June 16, 1911, when the forward-thinking Charles R. Flint merged the International Time Recording Company, Computing Scale Company and the Tabulating Machine Company—all “computing and tabulating enterprises”—into the Computing-Tabulating-Recording Company,...

/ June 17, 2022
Survey shows MSPs gaining ground with SMEs

Survey shows MSPs gaining ground with SMEs

A survey of 1,007 IT decision makers at small-to-medium enterprises (SMEs) in the U.S. and United Kingdom suggests that managed service providers (MSPs) are now being viewed as more essential than ever before.

/ June 16, 2022 / 4 Comments
Making sure your vendors are secure

Making sure your vendors are secure

We’ve all heard about major breaches and the cascading impact they can have across a variety of services. As an MSP, these upstream breaches are clearly out of your control, but you can and should be questioning whether the services...

/ June 15, 2022
Why MSPs need a robust patching program

Why MSPs need a robust patching program

A robust patching regimen is a pillar of “Cybersecurity 101.” “But sometimes, believe it or not, that is such a basic task that it gets overlooked. For instance, checking the oil in your car frequently is a must, but that...

/ June 14, 2022
Why MSPs choose Barracuda XDR

Why MSPs choose Barracuda XDR

As cyberthreats continue to get more invasive and damaging, managed service providers (MSPs) and their clients are searching for better ways to protect and defend against them. One of the most effective and popular solutions in the market today is...

/ June 13, 2022
Pioneers in Tech: Lynn Conway’s story

Pioneers in Tech: Lynn Conway’s story

For this week’s Pioneers in Tech, Lynn Conway is in the spotlight. Lynn, a 2014 Computer History Museum fellow, belongs on any list of technology pioneers for her work alone. Working at Xerox PARC, she invented scalable design rules for VLSI...

/ June 10, 2022
Blast off with FestivITies 2022: Galactic giveaways!

Blast off with FestivITies 2022: Galactic giveaways!

We at Barracuda MSP know the important role an MSP plays in the cybersecurity ecosystem. We think MSPs are out of this world. To thank and celebrate MSPs, Barracuda MSP has joined forces with Auvik and 6 other MSP vendors,...

/ June 9, 2022
Zero-trust IT creates major opportunity for MSPs

Zero-trust IT creates major opportunity for MSPs

Interest levels in approaches to creating zero-trust IT environments are now reaching a zenith. A survey of 800 IT and security professionals, conducted by The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA), finds 94 percent of respondents are in the process of implementing...

/ June 8, 2022