Tag: Security

Threat predictions for 2023 from Barracuda’s security frontline

Threat predictions for 2023 from Barracuda’s security frontline

Predicting the future is hard, but you can anticipate what is likely to happen by looking at prevalent and emerging trends from the past year. As part of our 2023 threat forecast, Barracuda turned to the professionals on the security...

/ November 21, 2022 / 6 Comments
CISA warns industrial clients are vulnerable

CISA warns industrial clients are vulnerable

MSPs with industrial clients in their portfolios have a set of security issues that often differ from other verticals, and each vertical brings its own baggage. With healthcare clients, for example, it’s PHI and HIPAA regulations. With finance clients, there...

/ September 28, 2022
Cloud security incidents on the rise

Cloud security incidents on the rise

As more workloads are deployed in the cloud, it’s become increasingly apparent that most organizations are struggling with security. A recent survey of 400 cloud engineering and security practitioners and leaders by the market research firm, Propeller Insights on behalf...

/ September 22, 2022
To tackle the data breach epidemic, we need to get the basics right

To tackle the data breach epidemic, we need to get the basics right

A lot is said in security circles about cyber hygiene. It can amount to different things depending on which vendor or security practitioner you’re talking to. But a common thread is getting the basics right — whether it’s via user...

/ August 22, 2022 / 5 Comments
AWS adds raft of security competencies for MSP partners

AWS adds raft of security competencies for MSP partners

Amazon Web Services (AWS) has raised the cloud security bar for managed service providers (MSPs). At the AWS re:Inforce conference, the leading provider of cloud services added six AWS Level 1 MSSP Competency Specialization Categories spanning identity behavior monitoring; data...

/ August 1, 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
Remote work has forever changed managed services

Remote work has forever changed managed services

When the shift to remote work first occurred, there was a sense that no matter how bad the COVID-19 pandemic became there would be a return to the office. Two years later the pandemic is still with us, and the...

/ June 6, 2022 / 4 Comments
XaaScast by XaaS Journal: Winning the war against ransomware podcast

XaaScast by XaaS Journal: Winning the war against ransomware podcast

  Recently Adam Khan, VP of global security operations at Barracuda MSP, sat down with Jay McCall of XaaS Journal to discuss the constantly evolving threat of ransomware. If you do not know who Adam is, he has more than...

/ May 10, 2022 / 5 Comments
Growing risk in the financial services sector creates opportunity for MSPs

Growing risk in the financial services sector creates opportunity for MSPs

MSPs specializing in, or who have clients operating in the financial services sector, should take special note of an annual report highlighting the current risks. With global turmoil, supply chain issues and the pandemic, the financial services sector is ripe...

/ April 12, 2022 / 5 Comments
Beware of Google Chrome complacency

Beware of Google Chrome complacency

Google Chrome is about as common in office spaces as a water cooler or a coffeemaker. Chrome is also becoming king elsewhere, unless the systems are Macs, and Safari is the browser of choice. With its minimalist, crisp interface and...

/ March 2, 2022 / 7 Comments