Artificial intelligence (AI) is playing an increasingly important role in cybersecurity. This is confirmed by a recent Pulse survey of 191 senior executives from companies on four continents: two out of three organizations (68%) say they are using tools that use AI technologies and among those who are not yet using AI, 67% are considering adopting it.
In recent weeks a critical vulnerability (CVE-2021-44228) has been discovered in Log4j2, a popular logging library for Java applications. Attackers can exploit this flaw by performing Remote Code Execution (RCE) on any systems where it is implemented.
Organizations of all sizes are struggling to keep up with the increasingly complex and evolving cybersecurity landscape. Threat actors aren’t just hunting large corporations, they’re aggressively targeting small and midsize businesses, too. As networks become more porous and cyber threats rise, organizations that lack in-house security expertise will increasingly become targets of attack and their losses will grow.
In my previous post, I discussed some of the most common types of services offered by managed service providers (MSPs). This brings us to what organizations need to do to prepare to work with an MSP. Here are some considerations to keep in mind.
Last time, I discussed the four basic types of managed service providers (MSPs) with which organizations commonly partner. Those categories help to determine the types of services offered by MSPs. In general, MSPs provide five primary services to customers.
CISA, the US Cybersecurity and Infrastructure agency, has recently released a report on Managed Service Providers (MSPs). The agency recognizes that MSPs play a critical role for businesses, providing IT services that would otherwise be too costly or too time-consuming and resource-intensive.
A rising tide lifts all boats. This common phrase offers a perfect explanation of why strong supplier and partner relationships are essential to the success of your business. Partner programs come in all shapes and sizes, but not all provide the same value to you and your business. However, when you invest in developing key business collaborations, both your company and its suppliers can reap the rewards of your efforts.