Month: July 2022

Cybersecurity Threat Advisory: OpenSSL vulnerability

Cybersecurity Threat Advisory: OpenSSL vulnerability

Two vulnerabilities were discovered in OpenSSL version 3.0.4 that impacts RSA Private Keys and AES OCB Encryption operations. These vulnerabilities cause an incorrect RSA implementation for 2048-bit private keys that can lead to memory corruption while the device is in...

/ July 15, 2022
Pioneers in Tech: Happy birthday to “Killer App” creator Dan Bricklin

Pioneers in Tech: Happy birthday to “Killer App” creator Dan Bricklin

Spreadsheet jockeys of the world, be sure to raise a glass this weekend to toast Dan Bricklin, born July 16, 1951, the co-creator of VisiCalc, the first spreadsheet program for personal computers.

/ July 15, 2022
MSP marketing, like mining, comes in three forms – Part 1

MSP marketing, like mining, comes in three forms – Part 1

In the movie Patriot, Benjamin Martin, played by Mel Gibson, warns his comrades not to go muzzle-to-muzzle against the English army and still hope to win. It just couldn’t happen. Similarly, MSPs are better off not going head-to-head with their...

/ July 14, 2022 / 4 Comments
MSPs will need to drive MFA adoption for small businesses

MSPs will need to drive MFA adoption for small businesses

Multifactor authentication (MFA) is a critical element of any approach to achieving zero-trust IT security. Yet, a global survey of 1,403 small business owners conducted by the Cyber Readiness Institute (CRI) finds that more than half still rely only on...

/ July 13, 2022
Cybersecurity Threat Advisory: Google zero-day vulnerability

Cybersecurity Threat Advisory: Google zero-day vulnerability

Google has released a new patch for Google Chrome to address critical vulnerabilities in V8, WebRTC, and Chrome OS Shell components. If exploited, the vulnerabilities will allow malicious actors to perform memory corruption and privilege escalation. Barracuda MSP recommends applying...

/ July 12, 2022
CISA forges a path toward cybersecurity excellence for all businesses

CISA forges a path toward cybersecurity excellence for all businesses

The gold standard of cybersecurity best practices in the USA comes from The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA). Within CISA is the Cybersecurity Advisory Committee (CSAC) which is comprised of 22 of the nation’s leading experts on cybersecurity, technology,...

/ July 12, 2022
A new Barracuda Networks CRN Rising Female Star

A new Barracuda Networks CRN Rising Female Star

The Channel Company highlights a group of rising female stars each year. Barracuda MSP is excited to announce that Joelle Cangelosi, Team Lead, Partner Enablement for the SKOUT Managed XDR group at Barracuda, has been recognized as a 2022 Rising Female Star...

/ July 11, 2022
Cybersecurity Threat Advisory: New Microsoft Azure vulnerability

Cybersecurity Threat Advisory: New Microsoft Azure vulnerability

Researchers at Point 42 discovered a flaw in Microsoft Azure’s Fabric, dubbed ‘FabricScape’, propagating the ongoing series of vulnerabilities that the platform has been facing. This vulnerability allows bad actors using Linux to escalate their own privileges to the extent...

/ July 10, 2022
Tech Time Warp: Where did Carmen Sandiego come from?

Tech Time Warp: Where did Carmen Sandiego come from?

The same generation of schoolchildren who traveled the Oregon Trail also crisscrossed the globe in hot pursuit of one international supervillain named Carmen Sandiego. Apple’s early investment in the education market meant schools were filled with Apple IIs and children eager...

/ July 8, 2022 / 1 Comment
Why MSPs should work smarter – not harder – with their marketing

Why MSPs should work smarter – not harder – with their marketing

Not too long ago, I had the opportunity to sit down with one of our new customers at Tech Pro Marketing. We’ve helped countless MSPs use marketing to win new customers over the years, and I was excited to be...

/ July 8, 2022 / 8 Comments