Tag: cybersecurity

Tales from the security operations center (SOC)

Tales from the security operations center (SOC)

With the frequency and variety of cyberattacks increasing daily, the need for comprehensive security measures has never been more critical. For analysts staffing a security operations center (SOC) for a global extended detection and response (XDR) service, each day brings...

/ July 4, 2024
Summer reading: Four must-read cybersecurity titles

Summer reading: Four must-read cybersecurity titles

As a journalist, I’m always writing. I also read a lot, and for someone who writes about cybersecurity, I read A LOT of cybersecurity books. While these are not precisely gripping beach reads, I have read some intriguing cybersecurity books...

/ June 26, 2024
Wingman MSP Marketing is celebrating Global MSP Day!

Wingman MSP Marketing is celebrating Global MSP Day!

We’re really excited to join the celebration of Global MSP Day, hosted by Barracuda MSP on June 6th, 2024! We’ll be joining the managed service provider (MSP) community to celebrate, reflect, and connect with each other after another eventful year...

/ May 30, 2024 / 6 Comments
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Why cybersecurity insurance is essential for MSPs today

Why cybersecurity insurance is essential for MSPs today

The daily stories about breaches, hacks, and ransomware have continued unabated in 2024. But how much of the damage wrought by cybercriminals is protected by cybersecurity insurance? Network Assured has compiled some startling statistics, including: The global cybersecurity market was...

/ May 20, 2024
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Global MSP Day 2024: Celebrating the resilience and dedication of MSPs worldwide on June 6th

Global MSP Day 2024: Celebrating the resilience and dedication of MSPs worldwide on June 6th

This year marks the seventh annual Global MSP Day! An event celebrating managed service providers (MSPs) the world over, Barracuda MSP has gone the extra mile for Global MSP Day 2024. It takes place on June 6, at varying times...

/ May 16, 2024
Global MSP Day 2024: Q&A with our featured speakers 

Global MSP Day 2024: Q&A with our featured speakers 

Managed service providers (MSPs) across the globe are feeling the excitement and build-up of Global MSP Day 2024! On June 6th, we’ll be celebrating, networking, and collaborating with MSPs around the world both virtually and in-person.  This incredible annual event...

/ May 9, 2024
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MSPs are on the front lines of fighting deepfakes

MSPs are on the front lines of fighting deepfakes

Alarm bells went off in board rooms and C-suites across the globe last fall when an executive at a Hong Kong company was duped by deepfakes into wiring $25 million to criminals. According to CNN: A finance worker at a...

/ May 7, 2024
Killware: The emerging cyberthreat

Killware: The emerging cyberthreat

Given the surge of incidents within the past decade, many people are becoming familiar with ransomware and data breaches. However, a new type of cyberattack known as killware has emerged in recent years. It’s now a major security issue for organizations....

/ April 26, 2024
Minding the cybersecurity talent gap for MSPs

Minding the cybersecurity talent gap for MSPs

We have reported extensively on the cybersecurity talent shortage plaguing the industry. The shortage is more than just a personnel issue though, it represents a serious cybersecurity problem. For instance, a Gartner report says that by 2025, half of all...

/ April 24, 2024
Cyber resilience needs leaders who can manage risk – CIO report and checklist

Cyber resilience needs leaders who can manage risk – CIO report and checklist

The security end goal for all organizations is cyber resilience. Effective prevention and detection measures are, and will remain, a critical cornerstone of security strategies, but companies shouldn’t stop there. What matters is how the organization prepares for, withstands, responds...

/ April 24, 2024