Tag: cybersecurity

Breaking it down: The Evolving Landscape of the MSP Business Report 2022

Breaking it down: The Evolving Landscape of the MSP Business Report 2022

The fifth annual Evolving Landscape of the MSP Business Report demonstrated to us all that there is still a huge appetite for managed services, with global services-related MSP revenue set to increase by a further ten percent in 2022 compared...

/ June 21, 2022
Cybersecurity Threat Advisory: Microsoft 365 functionality vulnerability

Cybersecurity Threat Advisory: Microsoft 365 functionality vulnerability

Security researchers recently found an existing file version control functionality in Microsoft 365 and Office 365 enables threat actors to encrypt files stored with ransomware. The process used to encrypt these files can make them unrecoverable when proper backup is not...

/ June 17, 2022
Making sure your vendors are secure

Making sure your vendors are secure

We’ve all heard about major breaches and the cascading impact they can have across a variety of services. As an MSP, these upstream breaches are clearly out of your control, but you can and should be questioning whether the services...

/ June 15, 2022
Healthcare supply chain increasingly vulnerable

Healthcare supply chain increasingly vulnerable

There has been plenty of awareness generated about the vulnerability of healthcare organizations to hackers. Hospitals and biomedical facilities have been ramping up their efforts in fortifying their cyberdefenses. 

/ June 7, 2022
Healthcare industry cyber threats significantly on the rise

Healthcare industry cyber threats significantly on the rise

“Healthcare data breach: 2.4m records potentially exposed at Forefront Dermatology.” “Data breach may have compromised up to 68,000 Advocate Aurora Health patients’ info.” “Data Breach at UC San Diego Health.” “US medical imaging center reports possible data breach after emails...

/ May 25, 2022
New security guidance will raise cost of delivering managed service

New security guidance will raise cost of delivering managed service

The cybersecurity authorities of the United Kingdom, Australia, Canada, New Zealand and the United States have issued an alert to notify managed service providers (MSPs) of an increase in malicious cyber activity and provide best practice security guidance for how...

/ May 23, 2022 / 6 Comments
Hackers harvest agri-business ransomware

Hackers harvest agri-business ransomware

MSPs with a portfolio of clients that include nondescript agriculture and food processing businesses, often think they are off the radar of sophisticated international hackers. Yet, this is not the case at all.

/ May 13, 2022 / 6 Comments
Ransomware headlines can protect you

Ransomware headlines can protect you

Ransomware surged in 2021 and is showing no signs of slowing down in 2022 due to the continuing pandemic and the conflict in Ukraine. According to Barracuda Network’s research, attacks on corporations, including infrastructure, travel, financial services, and other businesses,...

/ May 4, 2022 / 9 Comments
MSPs have a vested security interest in driving infrastructure upgrades

MSPs have a vested security interest in driving infrastructure upgrades

A survey of 1,406 individuals in the U.S., Europe, Middle East, Africa, and Latin America, who influence their organization’s information technology (IT) decision-making regarding investment in security technologies and infrastructure, finds nearly two-thirds (64 percent) are more likely to purchase...

/ April 13, 2022
Cybersecurity Threat Advisory: GitLab vulnerability could allow account takeover

Cybersecurity Threat Advisory: GitLab vulnerability could allow account takeover

GitLab released an advisory on Thursday, March 31st regarding a new critical vulnerability found in their product, currently being tracked as CVE-2022-1162. This vulnerability can lead to vulnerable account takeover when exploited. GitLab has released a security patch, and Barracuda...

/ April 8, 2022 / 7 Comments