Tag: cybersecurity

Navigating the National Cybersecurity Strategy for MSPs

Navigating the National Cybersecurity Strategy for MSPs

Changes to cybersecurity policy and strategy at the Federal Government level means MSPs will have to navigate an increasingly complex regulatory environment in the years ahead. “That is not surprising as it often takes a little while for the law...

/ March 20, 2023 / 8 Comments
Why updating cybersecurity awareness training is vital

Why updating cybersecurity awareness training is vital

Cybersecurity awareness training is the most potent weapon MSPs can use to defend against breaches and cybercriminals. However, it is essential to remember that the training is not a one-and-done proposition, it needs to be updated continuously, and the trainers need...

/ March 2, 2023
Shift toward consuming cybersecurity-as-a-service accelerates

Shift toward consuming cybersecurity-as-a-service accelerates

A survey of 250 IT and cybersecurity professionals at organizations that generate more than $100 million revenue suggests there is a lot more interest in buying cybersecurity than there is in building and maintaining cybersecurity platforms. Conducted by CITE Research...

/ February 27, 2023 / 8 Comments
ChatGPT: The AI-based chatbot system that everyone is talking about

ChatGPT: The AI-based chatbot system that everyone is talking about

Artificial intelligence (AI) has been an IT buzzword lately, and it’s no surprise. The benefits of AI include advancing our technology, improving business operations, and much more. Adoption of AI has more than doubled since 2017, and one recent AI...

/ February 2, 2023 / 1 Comment
10 cybersecurity habits to leave behind in 2023

10 cybersecurity habits to leave behind in 2023

For MSPs that want to start the new year off right with their clients, having a heart-to-heart talk about poor cybersecurity habits can help inspire a more meaningful discussion about their vulnerabilities and improving their security stature in 2023. Barracuda...

/ February 1, 2023
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 / 7 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