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Netsurion Named 2023 MSSP Alerts Top 250 MSSPs List

Netsurion Named a Top MSSP for 5th Year in a Row

The news is out and we’re proud to say Netsurion has been named, for a fifth year in a row, a top Managed Security Service Provider on MSSP Alert’s 2023 Top 250 MSSP list – carefully curated by the leader in global MSSP research. The MSSP Alert Top 250 list honors the top MSSPs, Managed […]
A Perfect Storm Ahead: MSSP Preparation for Economic Uncertainty

A Perfect Storm Ahead: MSSP Preparation for Economic Uncertainty

Marketplace changes are inevitable. Rapid shifts to remote work, cloud computing, and digitalization have all led to increased demand and spending on IT and cybersecurity in recent years. Enterprises and Service Providers face economic challenges of inflation, rising labor costs (if you can even hire talent), and supply chain issues. Financially motivated attacks are likely to accelerate in times of uncertainty. Smart channel leaders should be proactive and guide clients on prioritizing cybersecurity investment as a driver of business growth.
MDR is a Critical Capability for MSSPs: Keys to Making the Right Choice

MDR is a Critical Capability for MSSPs: Keys to Making the Right Choice

MSSPs need airtight threat detection and rapid, reliable remediation. The optimal way to do this is to ensure you have top-notch MDR capabilities 24/7/365. Many MSSPs partner with an MDR provider to achieve this.
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Ten Steps to Defend Your Microsoft Exchange Servers from ProxyLogon Exploit

Microsoft has detected multiple zero-day exploits being used to attack on-premises versions of Microsoft Exchange Server. According to reports, observations of attacks leveraging the critical vulnerabilities are increasing very rapidly. In the span of a few days, over 30,000 organizations – small businesses and municipalities included - across the U.S. have been hacked.
How to Protect Healthcare Data: 5 Cybersecurity Tips for MSPs

How to Protect Healthcare Data: 5 Cybersecurity Tips for MSPs

For MSPs serving clients in the healthcare industry, protecting data can be complex. With compliance enforcement like HIPAA , for instance, distinguishing the owner of your clients’ data is critical —especially due to the lack of security awareness training amidst healthcare end users. Here are the five key data security tips to better protect SMB clients in healthcare.
Protecting Legal Data: 3 Ways MSPs Can Enhance Cybersecurity

Protecting Legal Data: 3 Ways MSPs Can Enhance Cybersecurity

The legal world is centered on offering clients protection—and in the current technology environment, that extends to cybersecurity. With the proper security procedures, policies, training, and IT security in law firms, advanced cybersecurity is yet another way that lawyers can protect their clients today.
MSPs Need Both Cybersecurity Automation and Human Expertise

MSPs Need Both Cybersecurity Automation and Human Expertise

The rising level of security threats and public incidents demand new approaches to people, processes, and technology that optimize manual processes and harness the benefits of automation. Automation and machine learning (ML) remove inefficiencies and the potential for error or security gaps. While programmatic threat detection and incident response minimize false positives along with staff and skill shortages, it is not a panacea or quick fix. Human analysts are still the most vital link in cybersecurity defense that differentiates you in the marketplace.
MSPs: How to Add Security Services Fast and Affordably

MSPs: How to Add Security Services Fast and Affordably

You’ve seen it over and over again in the headlines – small subcontractors are often soft-target gateways for hacking large clients. Middle-tier businesses are very attractive and vulnerable targets for ransomware attacks. And, as recently seen in the news, Managed Service Providers (MSPs) attacked through trusted supply-chain software vendors can put their own clients at risk. These unfortunate facts have created a demand for IT service providers, including MSPs, to expand their cybersecurity offerings or at least explain their own security preparedness to customers.
MSSP /SaaS /Cloud Computing – Confused? I know I am

MSSP /SaaS /Cloud Computing – Confused? I know I am

There is a lot of discussion around Security MSSPs, SaaS (Security as a Service) and Cloud Computing these days. I always felt I had a pretty good handle on MSSPs and SaaS. The way I look at it, you tend to outsource the entire task to Security MSSPs.
How to Protect Financial Data: 4 Cyber Risks MSPs Can't Ignore

How to Protect Financial Data: 4 Cyber Risks MSPs Can't Ignore

Banks have always been a prime target for cybercriminals. With enormous stores of cash and consumer data, and the massive threat of financial losses, regulatory consequences, and reputational damage, there’s really no choice for financial institutions but to innovate and accelerate their cybersecurity strategies.
The Ultimate Playbook to Become an MSSP

The Ultimate Playbook to Become an MSSP

Now that advanced cybersecurity protections are a must-have in today’s landscape, organizations of all sizes are increasingly seeking out and leaning on a trusted security partner to manage their security services. A recent study released by Forrester revealed that 57 percent of companies are seeking outside help for IT systems monitoring and 45 percent are outsourcing threat detection and intelligence.
Master the Art of Selling Managed Security Services as an MSP

Master the Art of Selling Managed Security Services as an MSP

When it comes to selling security, one of the major challenges faced by managed services providers (MSPs) is changing the mind set of small- and medium-sized business (SMB) owners. With massive breaches hogging news headlines today, security is hard to ignore.
Building Trust: Four Tips for MSSPs

Building Trust: Four Tips for MSSPs

Customers look to Managed Security Service Providers (MSSPs) as trusted advisors in achieving digital transformation and navigating ever-evolving data security and privacy regulations. In times of uncertainty, it’s critical to over-deliver and boost your security posture.
Front-Line MSSPs Share 2021 Cybersecurity Predictions

Front-Line MSSPs Share 2021 Cybersecurity Predictions

In 2020, we saw digital transformation accelerate along with rising ransomware, threats caused by human error and misconfigurations, and challenges in IT staff retention. While there is no crystal ball, cybersecurity experts share how organizations can optimize finite resources and prioritize security measures.  
 
Four Ways MSSPs can Boost Security Speed and Readiness

Four Ways MSSPs can Boost Security Speed and Readiness

As more service providers explore offering a Managed Detection and Response (MDR) solution, they may face indecision or inertia during startup and optimization. Managed Security Service Providers (MSSPs) know that speed matters in cybersecurity as it improves attack surface coverage, team productivity.
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What is the MITRE ATT&CK Framework?

Learn about the MITRE ATT&CK® Framework and how cybersecurity teams leverage its matrix of tactics and techniques to assess risk and vulnerabilities within an organization. Definition  The MITRE ATT&CK Framework is a knowledge base of tactics and techniques that can be used as a foundation for classifying adversary behaviors and assessing an organization’s vulnerabilities.  Created in 2013 by the […]
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5 Questions to Ask an MSSP

An organization’s choice to seek a managed security services provider (MSSP) to guard over its IT infrastructure is usually based on three major reasons. According to Gartner’s 2020 Market Guide for Managed Detection and Response Services, they are: To simplify the decision-making process while ensuring the final choice leads to a long-lasting business relationship, here […]
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MDR Service Delivery Options

Organizations of all sizes rely on managed security service providers (MSSPs) to deliver managed detection and response (MDR) and additional cybersecurity services at scale. Understanding the various service options can save your organization money and resources. The difference in technology and its usage is the primary differentiating factor between MDR providers. While some rely on […]
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What is Microsoft Defender for Endpoint and How Does it Work?

Microsoft Defender for Endpoint, formerly known as Microsoft Defender Advanced Threat Protection, provides enterprise-level protection to endpoints to prevent, detect, investigate, and respond to advanced threats. The platform provides preventative protection, post-breach detection, automated investigation, and response to possible threats or breaches in security. Whether your company is considering implementing Microsoft Defender for Endpoint or […]
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What are Managed Security Services?

The use of managed services is growing as organizations struggle supervising multiple sophisticated software systems and advanced corporate networks. One specific area of company outsourcing is the implementation and management of cyber defenses to protect digital assets against ever-evolving security threats.  Managed Security Service Providers (MSSPs) address several business-critical issues organizations face when it comes to cybersecurity. A managed security service provider can assist in creating and deploying complex security infrastructure, managing platforms and tools, performing incident response, and providing continuous 24/7/365 monitoring.  […]

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