Tag: cybersecurity

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
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ChatGPT ushers in a new era of hacking

ChatGPT ushers in a new era of hacking

ChatGPT is taking the world by storm with its massive haul of conversational Q&As and supercharged AI. “People need to understand that ChatGPT is just the beginning, it is heralding a new era of AI, and the cybercriminals have just as...

/ January 17, 2023 / 3 Comments
Cybersecurity predictions for 2023

Cybersecurity predictions for 2023

The past several years have taught us to expect the unexpected regarding world events, economics, and cybercrime. However, as we head into 2023, a few emerging trends – and several ongoing challenges – will shape the type and frequency of...

/ January 16, 2023 / 7 Comments
5 cybersecurity takeaways from 2022

5 cybersecurity takeaways from 2022

Last week we revisited some of the most significant data breaches of the year. This week, we are taking one last look at some of the other cybersecurity trends that shaped 2022. “Data breaches grab the headlines, but cybersecurity is...

/ January 5, 2023
Top 12 posts from SmarterMSP in 2022

Top 12 posts from SmarterMSP in 2022

It’s safe to say that 2022 was full of both new and old cybersecurity trends and threats. SmarterMSP shared many cybersecurity threat advisories, new security updates and guidelines, marketing recommendations and best practices, and much more. It hasn’t been a...

/ December 29, 2022
Ten significant data breaches from 2022

Ten significant data breaches from 2022

2022 saw more cybercrimes than ever and they were more costly than ever. Data breaches can have significant impact to organizations. According to the FBI’s cybercrime unit in 2022, data breaches cost businesses an average of $4.35 million – up...

/ December 27, 2022 / 6 Comments
Cybersecurity stays at the top of the IT priorities list

Cybersecurity stays at the top of the IT priorities list

As another year comes to close, most managed service providers (MSPs) are already squarely focused on the next. After all, there is little to be done now that could have a meaningful impact on financial results for 2022.

/ December 26, 2022
End-of-year “office cyber-cleaning”

End-of-year “office cyber-cleaning”

The end of the year is an opportune time for MSPs to do some office “cyber-cleaning” for clients. But what exactly is an “office cyber-cleaning?” “Cyber-cleaning is the fortification of office space to make them as immune from cyberattacks as...

/ December 12, 2022
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Beware of growing software supply chain attacks

Beware of growing software supply chain attacks

Software supply chain attacks have been increasingly bedeviling the IT space. Recent statistics bear out the dangers of these attacks. According to a study by Israel-based Argon security: Supply chain attacks grew by more than 300 percent in 2021 over...

/ December 7, 2022
Software Bills of Material (SBOM) – the next managed services opportunity

Software Bills of Material (SBOM) – the next managed services opportunity

There’s a lot of focus these days on the security of open source software that is shining a spotlight on how dependent organizations have become on code created by third-parties that finds its way into multiple applications. Most of that...

/ December 7, 2022