Tag: cyberattacks

Do you have a global perspective on cybersecurity?

Do you have a global perspective on cybersecurity?

Cybersecurity and cybercriminals do not recognize international boundaries, so even the smallest MSPs must always keep a global perspective. What is currently happening in France or Japan may soon be coming to one of your clients in Florida or Kansas....

/ January 24, 2023
Podcast: Don’t miss these timely software security tips

Podcast: Don’t miss these timely software security tips

A 2021 Harvard Business Review article, “Is Third-Party Software Leaving You Vulnerable to Cyberattacks?” posits that when companies buy digital products, they expect them to be secure and typically don’t test for vulnerabilities down the digital supply chain. Hackers have...

/ November 30, 2022
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
Education and Cybersecurity
New report validates need for a centralized approach to education cybersecurity

New report validates need for a centralized approach to education cybersecurity

The U.S. Government Accountability Office (U.S. GAO) has released a report showing that schools remain vulnerable to cyberattacks. “Kindergarten through grade 12 (K-12) schools have reported significant educational impact due to cybersecurity incidents, such as ransomware attacks. Cyberattacks can also...

/ October 26, 2022
Defending government and education organizations against cyberthreats

Defending government and education organizations against cyberthreats

Every organization and individual is a potential target for cyberattacks, but the SLED (state, local, and education) market faces heightened risk. State and local government agencies and educational institutions are high-profile targets with tons of sensitive data and typically very...

/ October 10, 2022 / 6 Comments
Tech Time Warp: Shamoon virus makes its first appearance

Tech Time Warp: Shamoon virus makes its first appearance

On Aug. 15, 2012, someone with high levels of network access at Saudi Aramco, one of the world’s largest oil companies, unleashed a virus that wiped data from more than 30,000 computers. The release of Shamoon is considered one of...

/ August 19, 2022
Hatem Naguib 2022 Predictions SmarterMSP
Executive predictions for 2022: CEO Hatem Naguib

Executive predictions for 2022: CEO Hatem Naguib

As 2022 gets underway, we’re looking ahead to the changes, developments, and trends the coming year will bring to the cybersecurity industry and the threat landscape. To help you prepare for 2022, we recently spoke to three Barracuda executives, each...

/ January 21, 2022