In 2019, targeted intrusion adversaries will continue to conduct campaigns as part of their nation-state’s national strategies. China, Russia, Iran, and the DPRK are seeking geopolitical prominence, both in their respective regions and internationally, and they will use their cyber capabilities to attain and maintain situational awareness of their neighbors and rivals. Entities in the government, defense, think tank and NGO sectors will continue to be the targets of these operations. These intrusions will likely be supported by the targeting of upstream providers in the telecommunications and technology (particularly managed service providers) sectors, and may include supply chain compromises, as was observed in 2017.
Cyber security will undoubtedly be a topic of conversation with clients as the awareness of evolving risk heightens. In this new era of cyber security, it’s your responsibility as an MSP to understand how to successfully navigate the modern landscape and ease your clients’ minds.
This article is your guide to effectively communicating with your SMB clients and becoming the cyber security leader they need and will rely on. It covers key security terms, how to define your cyber security solution, and how to deal with common client objections to security measures.
- The definition of key security terms.
- MSP security standpoints with accompanying delivery tips for communicating with SMB clients.
- How to clearly define your cyber security positioning and solution.
- How to spin the prevalence of cyber attacks in a way that will change the way your clients think about what they need.
- How to respond when you get SMB customers objecting to your cybersecurity solutions.
In today’s rapidly evolving cyber security landscape, the stakes are at an all-time high for virtually every business today. Small businesses have become the prime target of cyber attacks. As an MSP it’s your responsibility to understand how to successfully navigate the modern landscape and protect your clients.
Dig in to The Agile Security Manifesto and learn how the four principles inside can guide and inspire you to build secure software in an agile way. The Agile Manifesto was released in 2001 as a reaction to documentation-heavy software development practices.
The impact of a 5th generation cyber-attack can be devastating to an organization. To combat today’s multi-vector mega-attacks, organizations must be proactive by utilizing advanced technologies that can prevent even the most evasive zero-day attacks. WannaCry and NotPetya introduced the 5th generation of malware. They demonstrated how multi-vector mega attacks can spread quickly from business to business across oceans and continents. Enterprise networks and cloud services as well as desktop and mobile endpoints are all targets of 5th generation attack campaigns. No industry or sector is immune.
Prevention starts now. In this article, you’ll learn:
- The top 5 principles of cyber attack prevention.
- How to protect all IT elements (networks and environments) with an effective and consolidated security architecture.
- The cyber security technologies and strategies that prevent 5th generation cyber attacks.
- How real advanced threat prevention blocks attacks before damage occurs.
Prevention is the key to defending against today’s advanced cyber attacks. Read on this article for a clear understanding of today’s 5th generation threats and the Gen V solutions purpose-built to stop them, to learn how you can protect your organization against cyber threats with Infinity security architecture.
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Businesses of all sizes, large or small are facing cyber attacks that are growing in number, sophistication, and cost. As a result, business leaders of many organizations are making network security a top priority and looking to migrate some or all of the risk out of their IT departments and into the hands of managed security service providers (MSSPs). If you are an MSSP, this burgeoning market represents both an unprecedented opportunity and a challenge. This article will show you how you can win and retain businesses by optimizing and monetizing your security services.
This article which provide insights on:
- How MSSPs can win and retain business by optimizing and monetizing security services.
- Three MSSP delivery models to consider: On-Premises Services with a NOC, Advanced Services with a Security Fabric, and On-Demand, Integrate Services.
- The benefits of a security fabric architecture, including how you can improve staff efficiencies, achieve and maintain competitive advantage in threat protection, and develop opportunities to monetize the capabilities of your security technology assets.
The year 2018 introduced a challenging cyber threat landscape. Threat actors consistently improved their weapons and quickly adapted their cyber attacks to emerging technologies. The 2019 Security Report includes a thorough analysis of what today’s security threat trends are. Also learn where your weakest links are, security threat predictions, and recommendations on how to protect your organization from being tomorrow’s next victim. Uncover the facts with the 2019 Security Report and get strategies to secure your organization now.
With the Global Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) taking effect on May 25, 2018, and the passage of a new consumer privacy law going live in California on January 1, 2020, governments are specifying penalties for organizations that fail to prevent data breaches. It’s safe to assume that further legislation is not far behind.
Only 3% of IT professionals are using up-to-date cyber security technologies to combat cyber attacks. If you’re in the c-suite, don’t just assume your organization is safe from data breaches and cyber attacks, especially in this day and age. With new regulations and demand for increasing accountability, if you hold power, you hold responsibility. This guide provides:
- Strategies to evolve security infrastructure against cyber attacks
- Top 9 misconceptions of cyber security measures
- 10 questions to ask to check your preparedness
Read on “A Cyber Security Guide for Executives: Putting the Cyber Landscape in Perspective” to get the essentials to secure your organization against the next cyber attack.
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This deceivingly simple problem has been the root cause for many consulting engagements and continues to plague network security teams across the globe. Included in this article is information effectively address Firewall Rules Management (FRM) as part of Asset Management series and is a baseline to get FRM under control.
In 2019, as your enterprise experiences rapid growth, it is susceptible to network complexities and immature change management. This, in turn exposes the company to advanced external threats. This article provides an in-depth look into how you can effectively manage your network firewall.
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What is Phishing?
A type of fraud in which emails pretending to be from reputable companies attempt to trick victims into providing personal data, such as passwords and credit card numbers. 2015 McAfee survey found that 97% of consumers were unable to correctly identify phishing emails.
This article outline an overview of online privacy which includes everything you ought to know about Cookies. Are they harmful or helpful? Also discover five simple steps to maintain your privacy.
Myth: Viruses and other malicious software (malware) only affect computers and laptops.
Reality: Mobile malware, which affects smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices, increased significantly.
Example: Mobile malware families increased by 58% last year. Topping the list of activities was information stealing (phone numbers and email addresses), which occurred nearly a third of the time, followed by using the phone’s GPS to track the user, which happened nearly a fifth of the time.
Myth: I can’t get a virus or be attacked on social networking sites.
Reality: Many well-known social networks, including many of the newest ones, are prime targets for scammers, with 56% of social media attacks involving fake gift cards and survey scams.
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These days, it’s not just internet security. Here are four ways businesses can protect themselves from the latest potential threats. There’s a lot of talk about business performance: how to drive better leads, how to enhance customer care, and all this is great. But what about security? Shouldn’t this be a central conversation? How are we keeping our businesses safe and secure from theft, hacking and other malicious behavior? Because we haven’t got it figured out. This article includes the top 4 security tips to keep your business safe.
If you are MSSP, you know how important it is to win and retain business. You must demonstrate the ability to deliver security services more competently and less expensively than clients can achieve on their own. This article will show you how to optimize and monetize security services. Read on this article to learn:
- Three key managed security service models: Why you may want to transition from one model to the next and how you might go about it.
- Why a security fabric approach can help you improve staff efficiencies.
- How to achieve and maintain competitive advantage in threat protection.
Solution providers have always looked to deliver the most stringent endpoint security offerings to protect their clients, but a solution that simply detects threats isn’t enough in a fast-paced, 24/7 economy. To be truly effective, today’s security platforms must also be designed for modern business needs, which means accommodating the move toward cloud-based and mobile accessibility so that threat detection goes hand in hand with immediate response. And that means avoiding overly complex implementations that are often too cumbersome to manage—and, in some cases, can lead to errors that inadvertently create security vulnerabilities instead of correcting them. Read on this article to learn the 8 must-have features to look for in an effective modern endpoint security solution.