Ransomware is something that has been talked about for quite awhile and has been one of the biggest issues in terms of IT security in the last two years. Although, many people think that Ransomware is a one shot deal, in reality it is a much more detailed process to remove and or get rid of the Ransomware. Watch as Ken Dwight goes through the process of Ransomware, targeting of the machine, how the malware gets on your computer, what hackers harvest, how to secure a machine, and much much more.
Alex Fields is at it again, working on an educational piece on How to be an MSSP. Alex has found that most MSPs are not up to date on information security and keeping their clients protected. In these times you can’t rely on your antivirus software but instead need to do a better job of understanding the information security. Stay tuned for more information to come in the fall. Watch this interview and learn more about the importance of information security.
Phelim Rowe – our analyst from the UK, joins us from across the pond! We get insights into his daily life as an existing virtual organization during the COVID-19 (no major changes internally). Rowe optimistically talks about a connected global community that has come together very quickly. We talk about the difference between a webinar and an online event. We talk about how offering your services for free is a MISTAKE.
Analyst and contributor Phelim Rowe clears up the confusion on labels surrounding cybersecurity solutions. Rowe’s analysis starts with analyzing the Service Level Agreement (SLA) with the client. Does the client need (or will they pay for) military grade security. Rowe defines Managed Security Service (MSS). Rowe also discusses his event model that combines MSPs, MSS and Customers.
Phelim Rowe directs UK-based CTG Intelligence, an integrated events and education concerns for both channel partners and customers in the security technology space. After we do a “Hello World” we move on to talk about the use of acronyms and labels in our community: MSP, MSSP and MSS. Lean in, listen intently and discover the finer points between these earned and unearned (marketing) titles. And we end with a shout out to Forrester analyst Jay McBain who recently spoke at Rowe’s Miami security workshop.