Posts by DH Kass

Research Brief: Small Business Cyber Insurance and Cyberattacks

Only 17% of small businesses have cyber insurance coverage, but more than seven in 10 purchased policies after suffering cyberattacks, AdvisorSmith said.

Memo to MSPs: Beware Ransomware Attacks Amid Merger, Acquisition Discussions

MSPs that pursue mergers & acquisitions or assist customer M&A deals face new risk: “Financial Event” ransomware attacks, FBI warns.

Work From Anywhere Model: What Employees Want

Accenture research report, titled “The Future of Work: Productive Anywhere”, describes where & how employees want to work in post-pandemic world.

Global IT Spending 2021: Gartner’s Forecast In Context

Gartner’s 2021 IT spending forecast across enterprise software, devices, IT services, communications services & more.

Small Business Cybersecurity and MSPs: Kaseya Research Findings

Small- to mid-sized businesses (SMBs) increasingly engage managed service providers (MSPs) for cybersecurity guidance, Kaseya study showed.

31% of SMBs Closed from Coronavirus Pandemic, Facebook Study Finds

As of April 2020, nearly one-third of SMBs in the study said their business wasn’t operating, a Facebook and Small Business Roundtable study finds.

Small Businesses Challenged By PPP Loan Terms, NFIB Study Finds

Most small businesses with SBA PPP (paycheck protection program) funding remain confused about meeting its terms and conditions, NFIB survey finds.

Zoom Creates New Security Advisory Panel, Hires Former Facebook Security Chief

Zoom, facing cybersecurity concerns, creates security panel and an advisory board, and hires former Facebook chief security officer Alex Stamos as advisor.

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SMBs: Minimum Wage is not Living Wage, Split on Pay Increases

U.S. small business owners are divided on raising the minimum wage, according to a recent survey from OnDeck and SCORE, a network of business mentors.

Huawei Pitches 5G Wireless Amid U.S. Government Pushback

Huawei sponsored content and research attempts to reframe the 5G wireless network project conversation amid U.S. government pushback against the China-based company.