Data breaches cost US organizations on average 4.35 million in 2022 which is a rise of 2.6% from 2021.    With most breaches involving human elements, organizations should be running to provide employees cyber security awareness training.  With ransomware on the rise and employees working from many locations’ security awareness should be top of mind.  

Harry Brelsford of SMB Nation sits down with Rod Mathews, who was recently announced as Axcient’s President and Chief Executive Officer. Mathews brings almost 30 years of technology industry experience to Axcient and is a seasoned IT industry veteran with a deep understanding of the data protection space and the Managed Service Provider community.  Mathews mentioned he was excited to join the Axcient team and build on their track record of growth.  Watch the full interview and learn about Axcient’s plans for the future. 

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We never know for sure what lies ahead, however, one thing we know is that many do not plan for the future.  Harry Brelsford of SMB Nation sits down with Danny and David Brown of Twins Talk It Up about how leaders, business owners, members of the C suite, all have legacies that they are building for the next generation. During this episode they talk about great legacies, bad legacies, and five simple exercises you could do to help build your legacy when you think about the next generation.

ChannelCon 2022 was a chance to reconnect and reinvigorate your business and your career through networking, and educational sessions. Harry Brelsford of SMB Nation sits down with Chip Reaves of Bigger Brains to discuss this three day event. 

Malware has evolved into a booming business for cybercrime organizations.  With the latest evolution of Malware-as-a-Service (MaaS) which is a term use to describe the unlawful leasing of software and hardware for the purpose of conducting cyber -attacks.  Although,  MaSs typically targets low to medium vulnerabilities, ransomware is estimated to cost the world over $1bn yearly.

Covid-19 restrictions and their lingering after-effects have been creating disruption around the availability of goods for the past few years.  These effects have hit most industries across the world including IT.  While many industries have normalized significantly, indicators show that the IT industry may be affected long into 2023.

In today’s ever changing landscape of cloud computing, cybersecurity threats, labor shortages and the emergence of new technologies  many MSP’s are examining what they want for their business, and how they are going to obtain being masters of so many diverse technologies.    Rather than try to master such a diverse portfolio of offerings in house, many MSPs are looking to mergers and acquisitions to expand their offerings, and join in joint ventures. 

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