Filtered by Topic: 'cybersecurity'

What is the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC)?

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.

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| Author TruMethods Standards Manager, Brian Dappolone, tagged in IT service provider, cybersecurity risk management, IT standards, MSP advice, cybersecurity

5 Things MSPs Should be Doing Now to Drive Revenue and Protect Customers

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. 

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| Author Michael Mowder, Senior Director, Global Partner Success at Barracuda MSP, tagged in cybersecurity risk management, IT security, MSP security, cybersecurity

In Times of Crisis, Your MSP Leads Are Closer Than You Think

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?

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| Author Gary Pica, tagged in MSP, msp sales, cybersecurity risk management, MSP sales tips, cybersecurity

Creating an MSP Incident Response Plan? Here’s Some Advice

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.

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| Author Gary Pica, tagged in top MSP, cybersecurity risk management, MSP security, cybersecurity

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