Tag: MFA

Reducing our reliance on passwords to boost security

Reducing our reliance on passwords to boost security

Data breaches remain a serious threat to every business. In 2023, about half of them reported experiencing a data breach, according to the Data Breaches Investigations Report. In the United States, more than 90 million accounts were breached in the third...

/ May 2, 2024
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Focus on cybersecurity to uplevel your MSP business

Focus on cybersecurity to uplevel your MSP business

What matters most to an organization? The security of the devices that its platform operates on, or the data and information that is held on and moved across that platform? If you think they are both important, think again. A...

/ February 1, 2024
Ask an MSP Expert
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
Cybersecurity Threat Advisory
Cybersecurity Threat Advisory: Citrix Bleed vulnerability actively exploited

Cybersecurity Threat Advisory: Citrix Bleed vulnerability actively exploited

Recently, the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) released a cybersecurity advisory warning that ransomware groups are actively exploiting the ‘Citrix Bleed’ vulnerability. In this Cybersecurity Threat Advisory, we look at the Citrix...

/ November 29, 2023
Tip Tuesday
Tip Tuesday: How to integrate full-service cybersecurity

Tip Tuesday: How to integrate full-service cybersecurity

October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month in the United States. That makes it a fantastic time to strongly consider offering full-service cybersecurity as part of your managed service provider (MSP) stack. That decision can boost your revenue and show clients...

/ October 17, 2023
Tech Time Warp: Is MFA the brainchild of a digital pirate?

Tech Time Warp: Is MFA the brainchild of a digital pirate?

In conjunction with the 20th anniversary of Cybersecurity Awareness Month, organizers have introduced a new evergreen theme: “Secure Our World.” Designed for year-round use, the theme encourages adoption of now-widely available security measures such as multi-factor authentication (MFA). Let’s get into this...

/ October 13, 2023
Cybersecurity Awareness Month to-do list

Cybersecurity Awareness Month to-do list

This month marks the 20th annual Cybersecurity Awareness Month, a collaboration between government and industry to highlight the importance of cybersecurity. The past two decades have brought about rapid change. “It’s hard to believe that Cybersecurity Awareness Month has been...

/ October 5, 2023
Hackers prey on holiday MFA fatigue

Hackers prey on holiday MFA fatigue

Multifactor authentication (MFA) is the gold standard in offices around the world. We all know the drill: you use your username (often, and inadvisably, your email address) and, perhaps, as the password, the name of your first dog and the...

/ November 8, 2022 / 5 Comments
Tech Time Warp: Multi-factor authentication is more secure, but who invented it?

Tech Time Warp: Multi-factor authentication is more secure, but who invented it?

The theme of this year’s Cybersecurity Awareness Month is “See Yourself in Cyber,” focusing on all the ways the human touch is needed for true cybersecurity. One focus for the month is multi-factor authentication (MFA), which keeps technology secure by...

/ October 7, 2022
MSPs will need to drive MFA adoption for small businesses

MSPs will need to drive MFA adoption for small businesses

Multifactor authentication (MFA) is a critical element of any approach to achieving zero-trust IT security. Yet, a global survey of 1,403 small business owners conducted by the Cyber Readiness Institute (CRI) finds that more than half still rely only on...

/ July 13, 2022