In May of 2021 the Center for Internet Security (CIS) released it 8th iteration of the CIS Critical Controls. Previously, these 20 controls aimed at best practices to assist in defense, where reorganized to 18 controls taking into account more of a focus on cloud services. This framework set up by the CIS affects everyone from home users, to organizations and even the
What is going on with the executive table at Microsoft. With the recent changes in the executive team (Phil Sorgen, Eric Martorano, David Willis, and now Gavriella Schuster) some have come to wonder what is going on at Microsoft and what is next for these individuals. We chat with Howard Cohen to get his thoughts on the changes.
Nonprofits like many other organizations focus on how to grow their business, gain exposure, and increase productivity. With many businesses turning to simple technologies like social media to help excel their business, some nonprofits are using infrastructure technology to assist in their daily operations. Because technology is always advancing, both for-profit and nonprofit
Cyber attacks like ransomware and malware are on the rise, and small and medium size businesses lack the security expertise and IT budget needed to protect themselves. 54% of the attacks on SMBs resulted in a breach– a success rate nearly eight times higher than larger companies. This presents MSPs with a tremendous opportunity. SMBs are willing to pay 25% more to an MSP
Delegation is one of the hardest management tools for a leader to learn. As MSPs we like to be thought of as “Trusted Advisors” to our clients, not only to build a reputation for ourselves, but to also serve our clients the best we can. Larry Doyle joins us to share some situations he has come across in the last year where he is taking over clients, and they are saying they paid for or
Earlier this year Microsoft released a number of patches affecting on-premise instillations of Exchange servers, which was actively being exploited by Hafnium. Hafnium is a newly identified group that is believed to be responsible for not only this attack, but also other attacks on internet facing servers.