Why MSPs Should Team Up with MSSPs

<p>Businesses are struggling to protect themselves against cyber threats. The threat landscape is always expanding, cybersecurity talent is scarce, and security solutions can get pretty complex, so companies increasingly turn to their Managed Service Providers (MSPs) for help.&nbsp;</p> Read More … [Read more...]

DDoS—What You Need to Know

<p>DDoS (or distributed denial of service) attacks have hit the headlines again recently with news that the <a href="https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2019/nov/12/labour-reveals-large-s…; target="_blank">UK’s Labour Party was attacked twice in the space of two days</a>.</p> Read More … [Read more...]

Is Ransomware Dead or Still as Deadly?

<p><i></i>In 2017, it seemed you couldn’t go more than a few weeks without hearing about a major ransomware attack. From Petya/NotPetya to WannaCry to BadRabbit, ransomware was the terror of businesses and individuals across the globe.&nbsp;</p> Read More … [Read more...]

No One Suspects Their Own Admin Tools

<p><i></i>There’s an old adage in persuasion: while you can sometimes convince people to change their minds and come to your point of view, master persuaders subtly lead people to the conclusion they want. If the person believes it was their own idea, they’re far more likely to accept it than if they gave in during a discussion.&nbsp;</p> <p>In other words, what … [Read more...]

Know Your Cybersecurity: The Different Types of Malware

<p>If you want to be taken seriously when providing security services, then you need to make sure you have your terminology down. And even if you think you already know the fundamentals, it helps from time to time to refresh your knowledge. If you can’t remember the difference between a rootkit and a trojan, you could end up looking foolish or even losing a sales pitch to a new … [Read more...]

The New State of Cyberprotection

<p><i></i>Cybercrime is big business. And like any big business, those involved are continuously looking for new and innovative ways to make money—in this case that means looking for new ways to breach businesses and score a big payday. Whether it’s newer strains of ransomware, browser-based cryptojacking, or attacks that use internal system components and legitimate processes to … [Read more...]

Warning: Prepare for Potential Nation-state Cyberattacks against Your Clients

This past weekend, the United States government … [Read more...]

Urgent: Patch Now to Prevent a BlueKeep Attack

On June 4, the United States National Security Agency (NSA) released … [Read more...]

Recent Attacks on MSPs: What You Need to Know

Cybercriminals have increasingly learned the value of attacking MSPs. If they compromise one MSP, they can potentially unlock a gold mine of data or ransom payments from the MSP’s customer bases. Beyond that, many MSPs are small businesses with busy teams who often can’t be as vigilant about security as large organizations with dedicated security teams.  Read More … [Read more...]

A Security Guide to Preparing for the Future

<p>We don’t need to tell you how fast the threat landscape is evolving; you’re in the middle of it. Today, being a good guy is getting really hard. So much noise, so many vendors, so many threats—it’s hard to keep up.</p> <p>As good guys we need to keep making it harder for the bad guys to achieve their goals. We need to protect our customers to an appropriate level based on the … [Read more...]