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5 Things You Need To Do To Protect Yourself Or Your Business From A Ransomware Attack

Ransomware Attack
A ransomware attack can prove devastating to any business as it not only impedes operations- it also poses a serious risk of a data breach.

Are HDDs Being Replaced By SSDs?

SSD Hard Drive
Solid-state drives (SSD) are becoming more of a trend given how inexpensive they have become.

The Challenges of Finding and Keeping Top Tech Talent

Security Breaches
The Challenges of Finding and Keeping Top Tech Talent Finding technical talent is becoming a real challenge, and it is proving to be an even bigger challenge to keep that talent. Maybe you found someone who possesses all the required certifications necessary to perform the job at a high level, but he or she lacks interpersonal skills. Maybe you found an...

Supply Chains Are Under Attack as Cybersecurity Concerns Continue

Global Supply Chains
Analysis by NCC Group's Research Intelligence reported a 288% increase in ransomware attacks from the first quarter to the second quarter of 2021, and the shift to remote work contributed heavily to this rapid increase.

Delegate Or Die: Should You Delegate Your IT Operations?

Should You Delegate Your IT Operations
Outsourcing has been around for decades, but it has not always been easy to delegate responsibilities.

How MSPs Can Deal With Difficult Users

Dealing With Difficult Customers
There is a good chance that you have had to deal with a difficult client. Difficult clients often blame you for problems that are out of your control.

Should MSPs Offer Nothing But Co-Managed IT Services?

Co-managed IT Services
Properly managed IT services are essential to any business and organization, regardless of the industry. As technology continues to advance, there will be many new opportunities presented to businesses and organizations. However, these advances in technologies and solutions can make IT a little more difficult to manage in-house. When this becomes the case, many businesses and organizations will look to...

Fortinet Expands Its Security Services Offerings

Fortinet Firewall
Fortinet, a global leader in integrated and automated cybersecurity solutions, recently announced an expansion to its FortiCare and FortiGuard security services offerings. Fortinet also announced the FortiGate 3500F Next-Generation Firewall (NGFW). The FortiGate 3500F Next-Generation Firewall is designed to protect organizations with hybrid data centers against the rising and dangerous threats against cyberthreats and cyberattacks, including ransomware attacks. With this...

Are Government Regulations Coming To The MSP Industry?

Government Regulations In The IT Industry
The MSP industry could face stricter government regulations over the coming year as attacks on vulnerable managed service providers (MSPs) continue to rise. There is a belief that either government agencies or insurance providers (possibly both) will begin placing regulations on the MSP industry to protect against the increase in cyberattacks. Over the last year, one-quarter of MSPs have suffered a...

SonicWall Cyber Risk Report: Ransomware Attacks Surpass 2020 Total

SonicWALL Cyber Threat Report
Cyber threats and cyberattacks have skyrocketed, and ransomware attacks have already surpassed the entire volume for 2020 — and this is only for the first half of 2021