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New figures released by SolarWinds MSP, taken from its global email security traffic findings, reveal an increased spike in threat attacks since the outbreak of COVID-19, with an increase of over 80% in phishing and malware attacks in March 2020. During this timeframe, SolarWinds® Mail Assure has detected and blocked approximately 10 million phishing attacks per week[1] with a filtering accuracy of over 99.999%.[2]



Atera, today announced an integration with Acronis, to enable Managed Service Providers (MSPs) and IT professionals to simply and seamlessly ensure their customers’ data stays safe.

SMB Nation Webinar Wednesday, May 6th, 2020

Presented By: Harry Brelsford and Wayne Turmel

 Everyone is only a few weeks into working remotely and hard realities are landing. Join us as we’ve teamed with Wayne Turmel from The Remote Leadership Institute to answer the basic question: now what? Topics that we will cover include:

SMB Nation Webinar Wednesday, April 22nd, 2020

The impact of the current COVID crisis on IT is unmistakable – the move to the Cloud and remote work scenarios is accelerating rapidly and here to stay.

SMB Nation Webinar Tuesday, April 21st, 2020

COVID-19 outbreak has accelerated the demand for rapid digital transformation even further.


Patch Tuesday


April's Patch Tuesday release contains 113 total CVE numbers addressed, with 19 of them listed as “Critical,” including a fix for a recently announced 0-day vulnerability from March. The “Critical” vulnerabilities affect Windows operating systems, browsers, SharePoint, and Microsoft Dynamics. As always, we recommend testing these patches on a small set of systems before approving them for wider deployment.

SMB Nation members will be pleased to know that long-time friend of the family Amy Luby as landed at Acronis. In her new role, Luby will help Acronis increase its awareness in the IT channel by demonstrating how incorporating cyber protection into their portfolio helps MSPs grow their business and reduce churn.

Covid 19 Resources

To keep you abreast of changing laws and emerging best practices, the RSPA created several more pieces of COVID-related content this week, including a webinar analyzing how the CARES Act applies to VARs and ISVs. Follow these links to access this week’s new and updated content:

Thursday, April 2nd, 2020 12:00 PM PT

MSPs are great with technology applications, but often lack a full-scale understanding of sales and marketing, including digital strategies for marketing to SMBs. In the post COVID-19 environment, digital marketing will be more important than ever in scaling your business.


SMB Nation Webinar Thursday, Mar. 26th, 2020 09:00 AM PT

Presented by: Harry Brelsford

 We’ve saved the best for last in the capstone session that brings it all together. We’ll have expert guests point you towards three hot verticals for you to invest forward into.

  • Compliance. Here today. Here tomorrow. The ever changing rules are disrupting technology and creating opportunities for you. We target the new California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) and how that impacts you and your customers.
  • Azure. We are declaring 2020 to be the Year of SMB Azure with insights into how MSPs are using Azure in new and creative ways.
  • Cyber Security. ‘Nough said!

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