Small business Owners have had quite the ride over the last two years. With the corona virus delivering repeat blows from shut downs, to supply chain backups, and daily changes small businesses have dealt with it all. As we look to 2022 many are optimistically cautious as it approaches.
STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) has become such an important part of our world. With science, technology and engineering becoming some of the fastest growing and highest paid jobs, it is amazing that only 28% of the workforce is made up of women. Park Place Technologies has teamed up with iWish to empower girls with knowledge, confidence and the tools to develop their skills in the STEM arena. They believe when given the right tools early on they will develop their own STEM identity and bring it with them through higher education and into a career of the future.
Cyber criminals are becoming more and more crafty every day, with the most recent tactic being to infect mobile devices. Although mobile malware is not currently as prevalent as malware attacks on traditional workstations the threat is growing. Earlier this year researchers discovered a new malware campaign named AbstractEMU which was geared at targeting mobile users through app stores. This malware was developed to obtain permission to silently modify the device, collect data, without any user interactions.
With the number of cyber attacks in the last couple years, zero trust is rapidly becoming the cybersecurity model of choice for many organizations. Zero Trust is a approach to cybersecurity that eliminates trust and continuously validates every stage in a digital world. This idea is designed to protect modern environments no matter the network (local, cloud, or hybrid) with resources at any location.
Did you know that every Monday Andrew Morgan, Ryan Weeks, Gary Pica, and West Spencer host a cyber call (https://www.trumethods.com/lp/cybercall) to expose MSPs to industry exports through a collaborative production. Each week these experts will share their knowledge on specific domains to help elevate your cyber capabilities, grow your knowledge, and elevate your skills to help you grow your business.
As the new year starts many businesses look to improve revenue streams, change business models, and improve their business practices. In many ways 2022 will follow these trends with MSP’s looking at the channel and saying how am I going to grow my business, get involved, and or change the way I am doing things. With this there’s going to be a lot of acquisitions as normal. Although, this year will look like business as usual in many aspects, there is some hype around metaverses, and how to bring it into MSP businesses as an offering, how to make money with it, and how to sell it.