IT and Business Insights for SMB Solution Providers

Brian Sherman

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November 27th, 2018 | IOTSSA
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 overcome a seemingly endless list of hindrances when pitching these vital services. - read more
 
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October 24th, 2018 | IOTSSA
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 temporary inconveniences. - read more
 
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September 19th, 2018 | IOTSSA
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 vulnerable to those attacks. - read more
 
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September 6th, 2018 | IOTSSA
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. - read more
 
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July 26th, 2018 | IOTSSA
Those in the tech industry seem to have a fascination with creating new vernacular or repurposing old lingo for innovative concepts. Social engineering is one of the latest IT buzz terms to undergo the renaming process. - read more
 
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June 23rd, 2018 | IOTSSA
Balancing a company’s data protection and productivity needs with its budgetary constraints can be difficult, especially for the MSPs often charged with finding a “happy medium” between quick and secure system access and cost. Providers have to juggle fiscal responsibility with their obligation to deliver effective solutions. - read more
 
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May 16th, 2018 | IOTSSA
There’s no mistaking the business value of proactive network and data protection. Virtually every organization would benefit from having a security-focused MSP minding their systems and updating their defense-related policies, procedures, and training programs. - read more
 
Blog Entry
May 16th, 2018 | IOTSSA
There’s no mistaking the business value of proactive network and data protection. Virtually every organization would benefit from having a security-focused MSP minding their systems and updating their defense-related policies, procedures, and training programs. - read more
 
Blog Entry
May 2nd, 2018 | IOTSSA
There are a lot of objections from the SMB, especially when it comes to security. Some say they’re too small to be targeted. Others suggest the protections and policies are simply too cumbersome compared to the risk. One of rising objections, based on the feedback the IoTSSA team has received from the MSP community, is that it’s cheaper for SMBs to buy cybersecurity insurance than to procure their services. - read more
 
Blog Entry
May 2nd, 2018 | IOTSSA
There are a lot of objections from the SMB, especially when it comes to security. Some say they’re too small to be targeted. Others suggest the protections and policies are simply too cumbersome compared to the risk. One of rising objections, based on the feedback the IoTSSA team has received from the MSP community, is that it’s cheaper for SMBs to buy cybersecurity insurance than to procure their services. - read more
 

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