There are several types of vendor-related risks that you should be aware of. And although the risk of being compromised due to a successful hack of your vendor or partner is certainly possible, it is among the least probable on that list. In this article, we will overview the main types of risks that you should keep in mind. We will also help you to create a methodology and a workflow to embed vendor risk management techniques to help you pick the best one for the job. Continue reading
According to the 2019 Cost of Cybercrime Study report by Accenture & Ponemon, the world economy is at risk of losing $US5.2 trillion globally over the next five years to cyber attacks. To avoid becoming a statistic in today’s dangerous cybersecurity landscape, more and more businesses are seeking ways to improve their security posture. Continue reading
For MSPs, pricing can mean the difference between signing on a new client or having potential leads check out the competition. Even when your service offerings are amazing, customers may pass due to pricing (that seems too low or too high). Continue reading
The cybersecurity skills gap is one of the major factors driving continued demand for MSSP offerings. While this creates more revenue for companies delivering managed security services, it also means that these MSSPs have to develop internal capabilities and train their employees on critical cybersecurity skills needed to effectively deliver their services. Continue reading
MSPs find it challenging to implement balanced compensation plans for their sales teams. New business is tough to come by, prospects are hard to convince, and then there’s the problem of ‘demotivated sales team.’ Continue reading
Whether you're an MSP or an MSSP, prioritizing security is essential — especially today, when cybercriminals are increasingly targeting MSPs as a way to get into IT systems. Indeed, despite efforts by IT security professionals to mitigate threats, more than 33 billion records are expected to be stolen by cybercriminals in 2023 alone, according to a report by Juniper Research. Continue reading
Azure Blob Storage offers an opportunity for organizations that store data in Azure to minimize cloud storage costs. For that, Microsoft has developed access tiers for your data. Below, we compare and contrast the different Azure storage tiers available and explain which Blob storage tiers to use under which conditions in order to strike the right balance between data availability and price.