"Ransomware" Posts


3 MSP Goals for the New Year

Jan 9, 2017 by Webroot Guest Blog

Three simple steps that will help make sure your MSP customers are safe and happy throughout the New Year and beyond, courtesy of Webroot.


MSSP: Netsurion Blends Managed Security, SIEM, Breach Detection

Jan 6, 2017 by Joe Panettieri

NetSurion, a managed security services provider (MSSP), has extended its platform with new SIEM & breach detection services. Can traditional MSPs keep pace?


Not All Ransomware Tools Are Created Equally

Jan 6, 2017 by Sophos Guest Blog

In case you hadn’t heard, ransomware is big, big business. In 2016 alone, ransomware payouts are closing in on the billion-dollar mark, with a whopping 70% of companies reporting that they paid to have their maliciously-encrypted data liberated after being hit. We’re not talking chump-change, either. For many businesses, these payments can and do routinely […]

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5 Channel Partner Updates: 20 December 2016

Dec 20, 2016 by Joe Panettieri

Updates: Accenture, CenturyLink, Cloudera, CompTIA, Continuum, Datto, Docker, PLUMgrid, VMware, Apple Mac desktop sales, McAfee security report & more.


Top 10 BDR and Cloud Backup Predictions for 2017

Dec 14, 2016 by Joe Panettieri

Top 10 cloud backup predictions for 2017 involving Acronis, Barracuda, Carbonite, Continuum, Datto, eFolder, Intronis, SolarWinds MSP, StorageCraft & Veeam.

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5 Channel Partner Updates: 14 December 2016

Dec 14, 2016 by Joe Panettieri

Updates: Continuum, Dell EMC, EventTracker, independenceIT, Infoblox, Ingram Micro, Jamcracker, Kaseya, PlumChoice, Pulseway, Seceon, TruMethods & Zetta.


Fake HIPAA Audit Emails: Phishing Attacks Continue, Ransomware Next?

Dec 5, 2016 by Joe Panettieri

Fake HIPAA audit emails are actually phishing attacks. And those HIPAA phishing attacks could morph into ransomware attacks, pundits warn.

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5 Channel Partner Updates: 29 November 2016

Nov 29, 2016 by Joe Panettieri

Updates: Atera, Avnet, BNG Design, ConnectWise, Dell IoT, Druva, Ingram Micro, Nutanix, Opto 22, relayr, ShoreTel, Splunk, Zetta & more.

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The Ultimate Ransomware Detection and Recovery Tool for MSPs

Nov 16, 2016 by Datto Guest Blog

With a reliable backup and disaster recovery (BDR) solution in place, MSPs can mitigate ransomware by hitting the undo button. Datto explains.


Detect, Prevent and Remediate Ransomware

Nov 4, 2016 by Sophos Guest Blog

To battle ransomware, MSPs need signatureless threat & exploit detection with root cause analysis & roll back capabilities. Sophos VP Scott Barlow explains.