Tag: MSSPs

  • Four Channel Opportunities for IT Vendors and MSPs

    Four Channel Opportunities for IT Vendors and MSPs
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    IT vendors are often looking for ways to increase their presence in the channel. The good news is the channel needs their help. Beyond establishing a direct channel presence and building an effective portal, what are some of the tools and strategies IT vendors can develop to offer material help to partners, MSPs, and MSSPs,… Read more

  • Building an MSSP Team

    Building an MSSP Team
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    Managed service providers (MSPs) looking to enter the security space face a difficult task: They need to establish a completely new team in addition to existing personnel. And those resources require different skill sets from traditional IT services. So how should MSPs go about building a security practice and establishing a managed security services provider… Read more

  • 7 Major Mistakes that MSSPs Make

    7 Major Mistakes that MSSPs Make
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    Any IT vendor or managed services provider (MSP) looking to add security services has several different directions they can go to achieve success. But there are also certain mistakes they can make that usually bring about failure. Here then are seven of the biggest mistakes a managed security service provider (MSSP) – or would-be MSSP… Read more

  • Hyperautomation Could Dramatically Boost MSSP Profitability

    Hyperautomation Could Dramatically Boost MSSP Profitability
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    Hyperautomation could greatly improve the profitability of managed security services, a Gartner analyst said at the Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit earlier this month. Analyst Mark Wah noted that the managed detection and response (MDR) market grew by nearly 50% from 2020 to 2021, significantly faster than the 9.8% average for managed security services… Read more

  • How MSPs and MSSPs Can Attract Talent Despite IT Skills Shortage

    How MSPs and MSSPs Can Attract Talent Despite IT Skills Shortage
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    It wasn’t long ago that when a job vacancy came up, you placed an ad in a newspaper or industry magazine, received a bunch of résumés, interviewed the best candidates, and hired someone—all within a few weeks. These days, it is not so simple. Job sites and job apps are everywhere. Far from making things… Read more

  • MSPs Face Growing Cyber Threats, Governments Warn

    MSPs Face Growing Cyber Threats, Governments Warn
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    Managed service providers (MSPs) are under increasing threat of cyber attacks, security agencies from the “Five Eyes” countries warned last week. The U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), NSA and FBI joined their counterparts from the UK, Australia, Canada and New Zealand in issuing the warning. “We are aware of recent reports that observe… Read more