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MSPs and cybersecurity News
May 18, 2018
Security vendor FireEye has revamped pricing, expanded rebates and is looking to bolster FireEye partners with service opportunities around FireEye Helix; other news from the week.
May 04, 2018
Safe-T, an Israeli company that offers technology based on software-defined perimeter architecture, has launched a channel program and is looking for partners in the U.S.; more news from the week.
April 13, 2018
Data center security vendor GuardiCore recently enhanced its partner program to attract managed security services providers as it looks to grow its reputation in the channel.
March 16, 2018
A revised MSPAlliance insurance program aims to shield managed services and cloud computing providers from claims stemming from the EU GDPR regulation.
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Enterprises can prevent insider threat incidents if they know what to look for. Peter Sullivan explains the precursors to and precipitating events for insider threat behavior. Continue Reading
While a black swan incident shut down Code Spaces, IT service providers and their customers can avoid a similar outcome, if they devise a comprehensive data protection plan. Continue Reading
MSPs hoping to roll out an IT security practice would be well advised to first cultivate their own culture of security, writes Jason McNew in this Ask the Expert segment. Continue Reading
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Preventing IT sabotage from insider threats can be a challenge. Peter Sullivan explains how enterprises should monitor for characteristics of insider threat behavior. Continue Reading
This series looks at the top information security certifications for IT professionals. Part one reviews basic, vendor-neutral certifications for entry-level positions. Continue Reading
Channel firms say security talent is hard to find and expensive to acquire. Learn how executives are overcoming the cybersecurity skills gap. Continue Reading