What Should We Do?

Denis Wilson joins us as we get the good, the bad, and the ugly on VPNs and working from home. He has been quickly training his team on Microsoft VPN as well as other major VPN manufactures. He stressed that MSP’s need to be ahead of this and grow their knowledge or they are going to be behind.

How to be an MSSP

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.

Ohlhorst: Bandwidth made this a Podcast – not a Broadcast

Say what you must but Frank Ohlhorst and the SMB Nation staff have worked remotely for years, so that’s something we’re familiar with (but we’re both bored for some reason). The interesting thing about this podcast was that because of global demand for online conferencing (GotToMeeting, Zoom, etc.) – we couldn’t’ get stable with video (ergo – it’s audio only mates for this one). Ohlhorst takes it to a whole ‘nother level talking about what his hearing about platforms crashing, VPNs being unreliable, etc.

Dwight: COVID-19 Pandemic Observations

We’re back with Ken Dwight – the virus doctor – is hearing a lot from this anti-virus technology community (who would have know his trademark “The Virus Doctor” would have a double-meaning during this era). Dwight expresses that he’s getting pounded by vendors trying to sell into the pandemic and he’s frustrated than that.

Liberman: Revisiting Goals and Objectives

Analyst Joshua Liberman updates us on his long-term plan to do more writing. As a senior professional, he is elevating his game to be more strategic about his personal branding. It’s a big step to look up from the day-to-day of running a business in the trenches. Watch to here about his latest articles on securing small business and securing your own MSP. Another reason he writes is he wants to enjoy doing what he does. Imagine that!