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Handling the COVID-19 Situation: What it Means for MSPs

In the UK we’re now two weeks into the major disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. I thought it would be worthwhile to share some thoughts about our experience so far, and what we can look for in the future. Communication is vital Read More … [Read more...]

Backup Monitoring: Part 2—Defining Success

In part one of this blog series, I discussed backup monitoring and the ability to manage by exception (if you haven’t read it yet, you can find it … [Read more...]

Helping Manage the COVID-19 crisis: Automation for Users Who Work from Home

Following our recent webinar series focused on helping partners deal with the global crisis, I’ve received several emails asking for help creating or using the automation we discussed. To help answer your questions, I’ve created an outline below of what the automations are, how and when to use them, and links to the policies. The four automation policies we covered in the webinars are: Read More … [Read more...]

Incremental Backup Vs. Differential Backup

As a managed services provider (MSP), backing up and restoring data is one of your most important responsibilities. Cyberattacks, human error, and system malfunctions all stand to put vital business data in jeopardy. Read More … [Read more...]

World Backup Day: Assuring Recovery in an Age of Uncertainty

On March 31, IT professionals around the globe celebrate World Backup Day to increase awareness of the importance of backup, data protection, and recovery. Unfortunately, this year, we face a sobering moment as we work through the impacts of a global pandemic.    Read More … [Read more...]

The 3-2-1 Backup Strategy for Your Business

Your managed services provider (MSP) business certainly can’t afford customer data loss in the event of an emergency. Any smart business owner will agree: your data needs a backup plan. Read More … [Read more...]

The 3-2-1 Backup Strategy for Your Business

Your managed services provider (MSP) business certainly can’t afford customer data loss in the event of an emergency. Any smart business owner will agree: your data needs a backup plan. Read More … [Read more...]

Email Security Education: Top Two Trends 

Please note: For privacy reasons, the identity of the hacked accounts in the examples used for this blog have been changed or hidden. Read More … [Read more...]

Email Security Education: Top Two Trends 

Please note: For privacy reasons, the identity of the hacked accounts in the examples used for this blog have been changed or hidden. Read More … [Read more...]

New 0-Day Vulnerability in Windows Adobe Type Manager Library Exploited in the Wild

Generally, Microsoft announces vulnerabilities when they release patches on their (in)famous Patch Tuesday releases. That usually means bad actors only have a chance to investigate and exploit a vulnerability after the patch is released, leaving a small window of opportunity to use the vulnerability in attacks before systems have the patch applied. Read More … [Read more...]