With nearly half of all small businesses targeted by hackers, this increasingly threatened community often stays mum on the attacks and the damage.
Five-Question Security Preparedness Checklist
The inSOC Security Preparedness Checklist offers five simple questions that reveal the extent of backup, communications, and best practices. If companies cannot confirm all five answers, further steps, such as a wider security assessment, are recommended.
Rising State Regulations and Lawsuits Threaten SMB and MSPs
If the idea of managing 425 government controls related to cybersecurity doesn’t scare you, how about helping your small businesses sift through a few of the 330 bills or resolutions considered by US and State Governments in 2019. Failing to adhere to the distinct and varied bills ranging from state...
COVID-19 Security Action Plan
With COVID-19 causing disruption worldwide, many of our MSP partners have reached out to ask us for support securing their clients as they move to remote working. We’ve compiled this top ten list of essential steps that you need to take to keep your staff and customers safe.
Two key questions for every wannabe MSSP
inSOC CFO Dave Watts, former CEO of Netfusion and with 24-plus years’ experience in the Channel, explains why these questions are so important.
MSPs need to raise their cybersecurity game – but where to start?
The opportunities are huge but setting up a security practice is a high-stakes game for MSPs. And if you think I’m being over-dramatic here, look no further than Joe Panettieri’s recent article for ChannelE2E – MSP Judgment Day: Ransomware Attacks Threaten Industry Credibility, Reputation.
8 CIS Top 20 Critical Security Controls that can make a real difference when hardening your clients’ systems
How effective have you been in helping your clients to harden their IT environments to protect them from cyberattack? What does hardening systems actually mean? How can you be sure you are doing it right? And what are the most effective areas to focus on for some early results.
CYBER ATTACKS: A horror story
Some 1,244 data breaches were reported in the US in 2018. The good news is that this is down from the 2017 figure of 1,579. The bad news, that the number of records exposed increased year on year by a whopping 149%.