Department of Homeland Security: Some IT Consultants weaken Office 365 Security

The DHS has issued a memo essentially stating that some IT consulting firms and Managed IT service providers (MSPs) involved in Office 365 migrations are not properly securing the cloud productivity suite for customers. The statement, from the US-CERT arm of the DHS, represents both a challenge and an opportunity for MSPs and MSSPs. On Read More »

MSSP: Creative solution to cybersecurity concern

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Most IT security professionals believe an industry-wide skills gap is forcing organizations to explore creative solutions to address cybersecurity concerns, according to a survey conducted by Tripwire and Dimensional Research. The survey of 315 IT security professionals revealed: 93 percent of respondents said that they are concerned about an industry-wide skills gap. 81 percent stated that Read More »


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Staying One Step Ahead: Equipping for the Unexpected In today’s cybersecurity environment, no one solution is enough to prevent, detect, and repair breaches. Instead, you need a group of systems and software: enterprise network firewalls, advanced threat protection, endpoint security, SIEM systems, and most importantly, the right strategy to configure and operate them in tandem. Read More »