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IoT Security Services Association (IoTSSA) is a community of IT Channel Partners connecting industry security experts and vendors with IT Service Providers.

IOTSSA Security Blog
September 22nd, 2020 | IOTSSA | IOTSSA Security Blog
As most industry professionals understand, IT capabilities and insight are not the only vital piece of the equation. MSPs need a more comprehensive set of competencies to excel in today’s rapidly shifting business environment, including the essential ‘soft skills’ for implementing and managing and - Read More
August 31st, 2020 | IOTSSA | IOTSSA Security Blog
It’s been one crazy summer. As a matter of fact, it’s been one heck of a year and when you talk to MSPs, most will tell you it’s all been kind of a blur. But as summer turns to fall, a somewhat clearer picture has begun to emerge across the managed services landscape. MSPs weren - Read More
August 21st, 2020 | IOTSSA | IOTSSA Security Blog
Many MSPs are finding themselves and their businesses at a crossroads. Some IT Service Providers are experiencing revenue disruptions and cash flow pain due to the ongoing pandemic as their SMB clients work through their own sales and financial issues. Others are struggling to recapture growth - Read More
August 7th, 2020 | IOTSSA | IOTSSA Security Blog
Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, we’ve made the difficult decision to cancel our remaining live Cybersecurity Expo events hosted at TopGolf for 2020.  We feel as an organization, that this is the only responsible decision to keep our communities safe and do our part to limit - Read More
August 3rd, 2020 | IOTSSA | IOTSSA Security Blog
Want to give some hope to an aspiring or continuing tech professional? In a time of uncertainty, here is your chance to help someone deserving, acquire an industry-leading IT credential that will set them on the path for a positive - Read More
November 27th, 2018 | IOTSSA | IOTSSA Security Blog
Do SMBs truly realize their businesses are at risk? Objections to advanced cybersecurity protection tend to get complicated. From “we’re too small to be legitimate targets” to the tried and true “it’s too costly” comeback, sales teams are often forced to - Read More
October 24th, 2018 | IOTSSA | IOTSSA Security Blog
When hackers take down a sales office or small CPA firm, forcing employees to pause while the systems are restored or work from home if that process takes a day or more, it’s an unacceptable intrusion. The problem with cybercriminals is they are rarely satisfied with causing those types of - Read More
October 10th, 2018 | IOTSSA | IOTSSA Security Blog
For any backup environment, data encryption is a big deal because it enables users to restrict access to information to which they do not want anyone else to have access. Across different types of organizations, such as private businesses or government institutions, encryption of data is pursued - Read More
September 19th, 2018 | IOTSSA | IOTSSA Security Blog
One of the fastest growing segments of the cybersecurity protection market is also one of the most mysterious. The dark web is that shady realm that few understand, including small and mid-size business owners, yet those who ignore the part it plays in breaches and ransomware attacks are more - Read More
September 6th, 2018 | IOTSSA | IOTSSA Security Blog
Over the last year, the IoTSSA team invested a lot of time and energy engaging a variety of channel professionals. We sought feedback on the challenges and opportunities in cybersecurity from the provider, vendor, distribution, and other industry professionals’ perspectives. Those have been - Read More