Tag: email security

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
A low-tech standby for cybersecurity

A low-tech standby for cybersecurity

With all the cybersecurity tools in the arsenal of the average MSP, there’s one that often gets understandably overlooked: paper and marker. Yes, patching, anti-virus protection, double authentication, and firewalls are the most crucial elements of your cybersecurity regime, but...

/ August 21, 2019
Email is ripe for hacker exploitation

Email is ripe for hacker exploitation

Hackers and scammers have learned over the years that the best way to get your employees’ attention is through a cleverly disguised email with a malware-infested link — sometimes asking for ransom. Regardless, it’s often employees who click these links...

/ August 2, 2019
The disconnect between cost of email security and effectiveness of internal IT

The disconnect between cost of email security and effectiveness of internal IT

The single biggest challenge in selling a managed IT service has very little to do with the technology involved. Rather, it’s usually the pride of the internal IT organization that gets in the way of a more rational decision business...

/ August 1, 2019
Keeping up with spear phishing criminals

Keeping up with spear phishing criminals

Remember the days when everything you had to protect was safely housed behind a first-generation firewall, before the proliferation of the cloud and sophisticated cyber threats? We heard that long sigh and we understand. We miss the ’90s too. Advancements...

/ July 16, 2019