Tag: Security

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
Tech Time Warp: The origins of the Cult of the Dead Cow

Tech Time Warp: The origins of the Cult of the Dead Cow

The high plains of Lubbock, Texas—a conservative, church-going area of the country to be sure—are not where you would expect a group of “hacktivists” to have gotten its start, let alone the group that coined the term “hacktivism.” But the...

/ March 1, 2022
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Hybrid remains dominant approach to cloud computing

Hybrid remains dominant approach to cloud computing

A global survey of 256 IT and security professionals conducted by the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) finds just shy of two-thirds of respondents (61 percent) are employing some form of hybrid cloud computing.

/ February 10, 2022
Survey surfaces increased reliance on MSPs

Survey surfaces increased reliance on MSPs

A recent survey of 1,000 IT decision-makers from small and mid-sized enterprises (SMEs) across a variety of industries conducted by JumpCloud, a directory platform provider, suggests that managed service providers (MSPs) are now accounting for a much larger share of...

/ February 3, 2022
Partner Spotlight: How one MSP reduced phishing-related calls by 20 percent

Partner Spotlight: How one MSP reduced phishing-related calls by 20 percent

Based in Toronto, Tuor Networks is an IT managed services provider (MSP) serving customers nationally across Canada. The company provides comprehensive solutions in IT infrastructure, cloud, and outsourced IT managed services to small, medium and large businesses across a variety...

/ February 2, 2022
Ask an MSP Expert: How do we protect our healthcare clients’ data?

Ask an MSP Expert: How do we protect our healthcare clients’ data?

Q: We have a growing number of healthcare clients. Maintaining their security used to be not that much different from our other customers, but with the explosion of IoT, there are so many more threats that they are susceptible to....

/ May 4, 2020 / 2 Comments
How to take a security-centric approach with your RMM

How to take a security-centric approach with your RMM

Q: We recognize that cybersecurity needs to be a priority for our MSP. How can we use the tools we have — or similar tools — to recognize vulnerabilities and anomalies in our customers’ network?  Cybercriminals are very good at...

/ October 14, 2019