Category: Security

SEC proposing new cybersecurity disclosures

SEC proposing new cybersecurity disclosures

MSPs will soon likely be called upon to help clients with another cybersecurity issue, but this one isn’t about patching or installing firewalls, it’s about explaining. The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) proposes overhauling requirements for cybersecurity disclosures by...

/ November 16, 2022
MSPs can reduce costs with site reliability engineers

MSPs can reduce costs with site reliability engineers

As the global economy becomes more challenging to navigate, the need for managed service providers (MSPs) to automate more processes becomes even more pronounced. The cost of labor is still the single biggest IT cost, so there is always a...

/ November 15, 2022
Barracuda recognized as a finalist for 2022 CRN Tech Innovator Awards 

Barracuda recognized as a finalist for 2022 CRN Tech Innovator Awards 

We are excited to share that Barracuda has been recognized as a finalist for the 2022 CRN Tech Innovator Awards in two categories: Managed Detection and Response and Security Service Edge. With this achievement, we were recognized for Barracuda XDR,...

/ November 14, 2022
Cybersecurity Threat Advisory: New VMware patches available

Cybersecurity Threat Advisory: New VMware patches available

This week, VMware released three security patches for a critical authorization bypass vulnerability in the Workspace ONE Assist solution. The vulnerability could potentially allow remote attackers to bypass authentication and elevate their privileges within the system. The vulnerabilities are tracked as...

/ November 10, 2022
Hackers prey on holiday MFA fatigue

Hackers prey on holiday MFA fatigue

Multifactor authentication (MFA) is the gold standard in offices around the world. We all know the drill: you use your username (often, and inadvisably, your email address) and, perhaps, as the password, the name of your first dog and the...

/ November 8, 2022 / 5 Comments
Cybersecurity skills gap continues to widen even as ranks swell

Cybersecurity skills gap continues to widen even as ranks swell

The (ISC)2 association of cybersecurity professionals estimates there are now 4.7 million cybersecurity professionals being employed around the world, making for an 11.1 percent increase year-over-year for a total of more than 464,000 additional jobs. At the same time, (ISC)2...

/ November 7, 2022
The value of holiday shopping user training

The value of holiday shopping user training

Once the calendar turns to November, people begin eyeing the dwindling days until Christmas. And with that sandglass motion of the calendar comes shopping, much of it being online. Studies about shopping, work, and cybersecurity risks are not plentiful, but...

/ November 3, 2022
Barracuda XDR Insight: Threat severity rises during vacation months

Barracuda XDR Insight: Threat severity rises during vacation months

1-in-5 cyberthreats detected between June and the end of September 2022 were higher risk, compared to just 1-in-80 in January. XDR data shows that between June and September, the top threats were successful Microsoft 365 logins from a suspicious country...

/ November 2, 2022 / 6 Comments
6 Cybersecurity conversation starters

6 Cybersecurity conversation starters

For MSPs and VARs trying to expand the reach of their services with existing clients, initiating a cybersecurity conversation around the need for solutions and services can be challenging. This is often because clients believe that their cybersecurity needs are...

/ November 1, 2022
Cybersecurity Threat Advisory: ConnectWise critical security release

Cybersecurity Threat Advisory: ConnectWise critical security release

A critical vulnerability was discovered within the ConnectWise Recover and R1Soft Server Backup Manager. The vulnerability is described by ConnectWise as “improper neutralization of special elements in output used by a downstream component”. Successful exploitation of the vulnerability would allow...

/ October 31, 2022