• CSAM: Safeguarding Clients Against Insider Betrayals (and Mistakes)

    <p>We’re two weeks into National Cybersecurity Awareness Month. Last week, Brandon Shopp focused on the fundamentals of protecting your customers against cybercriminals. However, not all threats come from external sources—many breaches begin with employees or contractors. Today, I want to clue you in on some worrying issues with insiders by offering two important safety tips.&nbsp;</p> <h3>1. Employees and contractors can leave with sinister motives. Plan ahead for when they’re gone.</h3> Read Mor […]

  • Data Protection Requires Breadth and Depth 

    <p>In <a href="https://www.solarwindsmsp.com/blog/selling-backup-what-leading-msps-do-…; target="_blank">an earlier post</a>, we shared some tips and tricks on how to effectively sell data protection, and one key concept is matching your offering to different customer needs and budgets. It makes sense—some customers are only willing to pay for the minimum amount of protection and are willing to live with slower recovery times. Read Mor […]

  • 10 Tips to Help You Improve Password Management

    <p>Passwords are the cornerstone of your cyberdefenses, but managing them effectively and securely can be a real challenge—particularly if you’ve got hundreds spread out across a large number of different customers. Here are ten things that will help you take your password management to the next level, both for your own company and your customers.</p> <h3><b>1/ Educate your techs on password best practice</b></h3> Read Mor […]

  • The Key Differences Between On-Premises and Cloud Security

    <p>Today’s businesses can decide between on-premises vs. cloud solutions for just about every element of their IT services, including software, servers, storage, backups, security, and enterprise resource planning (ERP). <a href="https://www.solarwindsmsp.com/blog/cloud-services-market-exceeding-busi… cloud is becoming increasingly popular</a>, but on-premises or “onprem” implementations retain a vital role. Read Mor […]

  • Recognizing the Red Flags of Customer Churn

    <p>Earlier this year, we did some <a href="https://www.solarwindsmsp.com/about-us/press/press-releases/new-report-…; target="_blank">research on churn and managed services providers</a> (MSPs).&nbsp;&nbsp;We were staggered by the statistics that in North America, for every four customers gained each month, the average MSP lost three. Read Mor […]

  • IoT Security for Your Devices

    <p>The internet of things (IoT) has changed the way people interact with technology. When<a href="https://www.solarwindsmsp.com/blog/iot-coming-how-do-we-prepare-it"&gt; IoT technology</a>&nbsp;emerged around 2008, no one could have predicted that smart refrigerators would become as ubiquitous as smartwatches. Read Mor […]

  • Two Critical Security Tips to Kick Off National Cybersecurity Awareness Month

    <p><i></i>On October 31, we’ll celebrate Halloween. Originally, Halloween <a href="https://www.history.com/topics/halloween/history-of-halloween&quot; target="_blank">stemmed from a Celtic tradition called Samhain</a>, where celebrants wore costumes and lit fires to ward off evil spirits.&nbsp;</p> Read Mor […]