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Why managed service providers (MSP) are critical for business continuity

With the threat landscape becoming more hostile to businesses, small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) are often finding it difficult to cope. Hence, they turn to managed service providers (MSPs) for help, not only to keep their businesses going—the concept known as business continuity—but also to offer salve to known pain points that encompass all industries. Short-staffed One of the … [Read more...]

Securing the MSP: their own worst enemy

We’ve previously discussed threats to managed service providers (MSPs), covering their status as a valuable secondary target to both an assortment of APT groups as well as financially motivated threat groups. The problem with covering new and novel attack vectors, however, is that behind each new vector is typically a system left unpatched, asset management undone, a security officer not … [Read more...]

Securing the managed service provider (MSP)

Managed service providers (MSPs) have been a boon to midsize enterprise. They allow for offloading technical debt to an agent with the skills and resources to manage it, thereby giving an organization room to focus on growing a business, rather than the particulars of infrastructure. For a long while, third-party service providers were not targeted directly for their security failures, as … [Read more...]

Perimeter 81 Partners with Takara Joho to Bring Simpler, Software-Defined Network Access to the Japanese SMB Market

Reading Time: 3 minutesFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Tel Aviv, Israel – August 13, 2018 Perimeter 81, a leading provider of Cloud VPN and Software Defined Perimeter technology, announced today that it has officially launched a partnership with Takara Joho, the premier IT reseller and MSP for SMBs in Japan. The two parties have signed an agreement to introduce Perimeter … The post Perimeter 81 … [Read more...]

ChannelNEXT: A “Mastermind” Experience for Channel Partners

Reading Time: 2 minutesDubbed the best business practice building conference, ChannelNEXT gathered service providers, agents, VARs and MSPs to share marketplace knowledge, drive conversation and help shape the industry. “After a few years of transforming ChannelNEXT, I believe we finally got it right. We have transformed into a best business practice building conference with peer-to-peer … [Read more...]