TruMethods Standards and Alignment Manager, Brian Dappolone, gives his take on the security landscape of the industry and how businesses can better prepare for 2021.... Read more
If cybersecurity isn’t a big part of your managed services offering in 2021, you may need to reevaluate what’s important to your clients.... Read more
Many of you heard that ConnectWise acquired Perch Security. Now, if you’re not aware, ConnectWise is owned by private equity firm Thoma Bravo, as is SolarWinds. This is another in a list of channel acquisitions.... Read more
If you have not heard of the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) yet, it is not the end of the world. The latest certification requirements were finalized by the Department of Defense (DoD) on January 31st and at the moment they are in the process of approving auditors for the new certification. What does this mean for you as an MSP? Not a whole not unless you and your customers meet specific criteria.... Read more
Does your company have an Incident Response Plan in the event that your RMM and clients are breached? Has it been tested?... Read more
As we approach the end of 2020 and make plans for the first quarter of 2021, there appears to be no end in sight for the ongoing economic and political uncertainty that has plagued businesses since March. The cold weather on the way may further exacerbate the COVID-19 pandemic, with cases rising in some regions where the worst seemed to be over. Your MSP clients may continue to struggle both with falling revenues and the challenges of remote work.... Read more
A little over seven months ago I presented a topic at our TruMethods event, Schnizzfest, that gained a lot of steam in recent months. The subject of cybersecurity for Managed Service Providers was popping up everywhere from news websites to social media.... Read more
When it comes to MSP sales, who doesn't like a little FUD?... Read more
I think we can all agree that the COVID-19 pandemic has presented MSPs with a range of new business opportunities, particularly in the cybersecurity space. Instead of trying to have conversations with prospects about why implementing enhanced security measures is essential, why not have candid discussions with business leaders you connect with on a regular basis?... Read more
The best way to ensure things go from bad to worse for your MSP clients is to not have an incident response (IR) plan in place when you’re hit with a cyberattack.
And many MSPs don’t have an IR plan to follow for one simple reason: They don’t know how to develop one. To make things easier for them, Chris Loehr, EVP of Solis Security, and Wes Spencer, CISO of Perch Security, recently joined me on a webinar to discuss what MSPs should know about IR plans.