Tag: email security

Combat BEC attacks with AI and security awareness training

Combat BEC attacks with AI and security awareness training

Over time, cyber criminals have had to get more creative with their tactics. Cyber attacks have evolved from spam and malware to phishing, and now spear phishing, defined as, “fraudulently sending emails from a known or trusted sender to induce...

/ January 31, 2020
Drive success by demonstrating the value of email security

Drive success by demonstrating the value of email security

Founded in 2008 and headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana, KSM Consulting’s services offerings include management consulting, IT consulting, cybersecurity, data analytics, and project management for businesses and non-profits of all sizes and industries, as well as government agencies. Mark Creighton, technology...

/ December 17, 2019
Tech Time Warp: Teens left their fingerprints on the Goner worm

Tech Time Warp: Teens left their fingerprints on the Goner worm

Much like the “Wet Bandits” left their signature (running water in a stopped-up sink) on home burglaries in the holiday classic Home Alone, the Israeli teenagers arrested in December 2001 for spreading the Goner worm signed their work — and...

/ December 6, 2019
Partner Spotlight: How one MSP solved their email problems

Partner Spotlight: How one MSP solved their email problems

In 2010, Tom Burtzlaff founded CMIT of Columbia. Over the years, Burtzlaff and his team built up the business to more than 50 managed services clients with a 97 percent customer retention rate. Earlier this year, the company was sold...

/ November 5, 2019
On our way to IT Nation

On our way to IT Nation

2019 has been an extremely busy year in the MSP community. As the bustling MSP events season starts to wind down, we are excited to pack our bags one more time and attend one of the largest events of the...

/ October 29, 2019
Tech Time Warp: Royalty and celebrities swept up in UK phone hacking scandal

Tech Time Warp: Royalty and celebrities swept up in UK phone hacking scandal

Your smartphone carries a huge amount of personal data — and National Cybersecurity Awareness Month is a good time to safeguard your mobile phone with best practices such as the use of strong passwords, keeping software up to date, being...

/ October 11, 2019
MSP provides comprehensive network and email security

MSP provides comprehensive network and email security

NoctisIT has been serving the Austin, Texas area since 2013, providing technical help desk support, computer support, and consulting services to small and mid-size businesses. The service provider’s security expertise has contributed to its demand, not only in protecting highly...

/ October 3, 2019 / 1 Comment
What it really takes to become a Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP)

What it really takes to become a Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP)

If an IT solution provider wants to become a managed security services provider (MSSP), they will need the ability to remediate a cybersecurity breach in well under two hours, based on how long it currently takes the average IT organization...

/ October 3, 2019
Tech Time Warp: Stration worm preys on users’ best intentions

Tech Time Warp: Stration worm preys on users’ best intentions

In September 2006, the tech world was focused on a reported Windows vulnerability related to the implementation of Vector Markup Language (VML). While programmers raced to fix the VML issue, spammers capitalized on the opportunity. Using the new bug in...

/ September 27, 2019
MSPs versus the rising tide of email attacks

MSPs versus the rising tide of email attacks

For all the comings and goings of modern technology, email seems to stay. Even with the rise of enterprise messaging tools such as Slack and Microsoft Teams, email still holds an important role in how we communicate. A staple of...

/ September 25, 2019