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MSPs and cybersecurity News
August 10, 2018
CrowdStrike has added categories to its partner program, including MSSP partners and platform partners that build apps using data from CrowdStrike Falcon; more news from the week.
July 31, 2018
A recent study of small and medium-sized businesses by IT management software firm Kaseya found growing trepidation and investment around cybersecurity.
June 01, 2018
Sophos said it will look to provide its partners with greater access to its in-house expertise as the security vendor's partner base moves toward the MSP model; more news from the week.
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.
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As the role of IAM evolves, it's important to be aware of current and future technologies. IT teams should review their needs, as well as the pros and cons of IAM, before deciding. Continue Reading
SMBs working with regulated clients may need to complete detailed security assessment questionnaires. Managed service providers can help with data security tools and capabilities. Continue Reading
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Channel firms like security consultant NCC Group are pioneering vulnerability management service offerings that target bug bounty programs. Continue Reading
Cloud firms work busily to align their businesses with Europe's data protection legislation, but many observe a lack of urgency among clients in face of the hefty GDPR penalties. Continue Reading
IT teams, partners and vendors can benefit from an internal checkup when it comes to reducing the risk of a cybersecurity breach. This approach can help document security efforts. Continue Reading
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Administrators tasked with cleaning up the Active Directory user group structure need not search any further. Use these tips to avoid Active Directory maintenance headaches. Continue Reading
A managed security service provider (MSSP) is an IT service provider that provides an organization with some amount of cybersecurity monitoring and management, which may include virus and spam blocking, intrusion detection, firewalls and virtual ... Continue Reading
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
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The best way for IT to improve email phishing security is through comprehensive testing, which helps identify which users are susceptible and what type of fake email is most effective. Continue Reading
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