MSPs Have the Tools and Expertise to Counter Surging Cybercrime

Surging levels of cybercrime cost the global economy more than $8 trillion in 2022 — and most experts think the worst is yet to come.

Ninety-three percent of cybersecurity leaders and 86 percent of business leaders believe that a “far-reaching, catastrophic cyber event” is likely to occur within the next two years, according to the World Economic Forum’s 2023 Global Cybersecurity Outlook.

Microsoft Teams’ Telephony Problem

Hundreds of millions of users rely on Microsoft Teams to communicate and collaborate with colleagues, partners and customers. However, telephony limitations are perhaps the platform’s most pronounced shortcoming.

Voice calling was not a high priority when Teams was launched in 2016 — the platform was designed to support workplace collaboration with chat, video conferencing, file sharing and application integration features.

Window of Opportunity

Approaching end-of-support deadline for Windows Server 2012 opens the door for modernization.

Extended support for Windows Server 2012 and 2012 R2 ends on Oct. 10, 2023. After that date, Microsoft will no longer provide security updates or technical support for the server operating system.

Passwords Under Attack

AI tools crack passwords in seconds. How password managers can help.

It is increasingly evident that passwords are no longer entirely adequate for securing network resources — research continually reveals that the vast majority of data breaches stem from weak or compromised passwords.

5 Security Best Practices Your MSP Should Employ

The increased volume and sophistication of cyber threats, ever-expanding attack surfaces and a global shortage of security professionals contribute to an impossibly challenging cybersecurity environment. As a result, more and more organizations are turning to managed service providers (MSPs) for help.

Best Practices for Thwarting Endpoint Ransomware

With the transition to mobile, remote and hybrid work models, organizations today commonly support tens of thousands of network-connected endpoints such as PCs, laptops, tablets and smartphones. That has resulted in a greatly expanded attack surface and created a wealth of opportunities for malicious actors.

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