Tag: cybersecurity

In MSPs most organizations will zero-trust

In MSPs most organizations will zero-trust

Zero-trust is not a new idea when it comes to cybersecurity, but after a series of high-profile breaches over the past two years, it is all the rage. The concept itself traces its history all the way back to 1994...

/ February 18, 2022
Cybersecurity is everyone’s responsibility

Cybersecurity is everyone’s responsibility

This post is part of our ongoing conversations with industry experts about the ever-present problem of data breaches. These breaches usually trace back to the security teams, but everyone, even the average user, is considered a stakeholder in cybersecurity. IBM...

/ February 15, 2022 / 1 Comment
Rising data breaches require extra vigilance and awareness training

Rising data breaches require extra vigilance and awareness training

Data breaches increased by 69 percent in 2021 compared to 2020, according to the Identity Theft Resource Center (ITRC) in its annual report on data breaches. According to the report, the most common causes of data breaches were phishing or...

/ February 14, 2022
Tech Time Warp: Hungarian hacker attempts to extort a job

Tech Time Warp: Hungarian hacker attempts to extort a job

Most people seeking employment dust off their resumes, respond to listings on Indeed, and wait to be called in for interviews. But, the subject of this week’s Tech Time warp, the Hungarian hacker Attila Nemeth, took a more colorful approach.

/ February 4, 2022
Partner Spotlight: How one MSP reduced phishing-related calls by 20 percent

Partner Spotlight: How one MSP reduced phishing-related calls by 20 percent

Based in Toronto, Tuor Networks is an IT managed services provider (MSP) serving customers nationally across Canada. The company provides comprehensive solutions in IT infrastructure, cloud, and outsourced IT managed services to small, medium and large businesses across a variety...

/ February 2, 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
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Cybersecurity in 2022: What’s hot and what’s not

Cybersecurity in 2022: What’s hot and what’s not

This week we feature an MSP’s perspective on what is hot and what is not with regards to cybersecurity in 2022.

/ January 17, 2022 / 7 Comments
Smarter MSP's top posts of 2021
Smarter MSP’s top 12 posts of 2021

Smarter MSP’s top 12 posts of 2021

When reflecting on 2021, one thing is for certain: It was not a boring year. From new cybersecurity threats and vulnerabilities identified, to a ramp in digital transformation projects for MSPs, not to mention a continued global pandemic, and much...

/ December 30, 2021 / 9 Comments
2022 Cybersecurity Outlook, Part 2: Talent Gap, Ransomware, Healthcare

2022 Cybersecurity Outlook, Part 2: Talent Gap, Ransomware, Healthcare

This week, Smarter MSP continues our discussion with Dr. Nur Zincir-Heywood, a cybersecurity specialist and computer science faculty at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Key discussion points include specific cybersecurity challenges Canadian businesses need to be paying attention to...

/ December 29, 2021
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Getting smart about IT asset disposal and security

Getting smart about IT asset disposal and security

The COVID-19 pandemic has revealed a lot about the current state of corporate IT. One of those lessons was that many employees required new endpoint hardware. This was especially true in cases where older computers were no longer operational or...

/ December 22, 2021