Tag: cybersecurity

Cyberthreat predictions for 2024 from Barracuda’s security frontline

Cyberthreat predictions for 2024 from Barracuda’s security frontline

Predicting the future is difficult, but you can anticipate what is likely to happen by looking at how things have evolved over the past year. This year again, Barracuda asked colleagues who work on the security frontline, from XDR and offensive...

/ December 14, 2023 / 10 Comments
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Ask an MSP Expert: How do seasoned MSPs outsmart threats?

Ask an MSP Expert: How do seasoned MSPs outsmart threats?

In this edition of Ask an MSP Expert, we look at how with the ever-evolving cybersecurity landscape, managed service providers (MSPs) must be vigilant. This includes ensuring their managed security service offerings are up to the task of protecting their...

/ November 30, 2023
Nurturing authentic partnerships in the security vendor landscape

Nurturing authentic partnerships in the security vendor landscape

In the fast-paced world of security technology, vendors often find themselves in a ‘speed-dating’ cycle with customers and partners. The rush to present solutions and secure contracts can hinder the development of meaningful relationships, which are essential for long-term success....

/ November 22, 2023
Cybersecurity cutbacks require resilient MSPs

Cybersecurity cutbacks require resilient MSPs

As more organizations encounter economic headwinds, the rate at which cybersecurity budgets have been increasing is slowing down. A survey of 550 Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs) conducted by IANS Research and Artico Search finds cybersecurity budgets only increased an...

/ November 21, 2023
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Utilizing news resources as a cybersecurity tool

Utilizing news resources as a cybersecurity tool

One of the best cybersecurity tools isn’t fancy software or a skilled engineer (both of which are important and have their place). Instead, it is something that doesn’t even cost a cent: news and information. “I work with a lot...

/ November 9, 2023
Tech Time Warp: Morris worm alerts the internet to cybersecurity risks

Tech Time Warp: Morris worm alerts the internet to cybersecurity risks

Back in 1988, the internet was a much smaller and friendlier place. No more than 100,000 computers were online, and no one considered the need for precautions like firewalls. In this week’s Tech Time Warp, we will see where that...

/ November 3, 2023
MSSPs should uplevel cybersecurity conversations to board-level

MSSPs should uplevel cybersecurity conversations to board-level

A survey of 654 board of directors conducted by PwC finds well over a third (38 percent) of respondents have consulted third-party experts to increase efforts in becoming more aware of cybersecurity threats. In addition, nearly three-quarters (64 percent) have...

/ October 30, 2023
Cybersecurity Awareness Month: Tips to follow year-round

Cybersecurity Awareness Month: Tips to follow year-round

While Cybersecurity Awareness Month serves as a reminder for everyone to follow cybersecurity best practices, strong awareness should continue year-round. This month, the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Alliance released their “Secure Our World” awareness campaign that aims to broadly promote cybersecurity...

/ October 26, 2023
New FAR-reaching rules for MSPs

New FAR-reaching rules for MSPs

Managed service providers (MSPs) must navigate a complex patchwork of international, national, and local cybersecurity laws and regulations, and soon, there will be even more rules to follow. On October 3, 2023, the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Council released two...

/ October 25, 2023
Guarding the Gates: The rise of network protection in the 1990s

Guarding the Gates: The rise of network protection in the 1990s

As part of our 5-part series on the evolution of cybersecurity, check out our second article below that covers how the security industry laid the groundwork for a more holistic approach to cybersecurity. We are continuing our series that explores...

/ October 23, 2023