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IT Briefcase Interview: Simplicity, Security, and Scale – The Future for MSPs

IT Briefcase Interview: Simplicity, Security, and Scale – The Future for MSPs

In this interview, JumpCloud’s Antoine Jebara, co-founder and GM of MSP Products offers his perspective on developments in the MSP space, what successful MSPs are doing to stay ahead of threats and challenges, and what the future of AI...

<strong>6 Tips For Training Your Employees About Cybersecurity</strong>

6 Tips For Training Your Employees About Cybersecurity

This discussion will focus on establishing an all-encompassing information technology (IT) and cybersecurity policy, conducting consistent training sessions, fostering a company culture centered on cybersecurity consciousness, and other vital strategies to combat the rising number of cyberattacks.

Briefcase Highlights


Data Version Control: The Key to Data Reliability

September 28, 2023 No Comments

In the age of rapidly expanding data-driven technologies, the reliability of data has become paramount. Organizations are increasingly reliant on data to make informed decisions, drive business strategies, and create innovative products. 

Stellar Data Recovery Technician – RAID data recovery software for Windows

September 28, 2023 No Comments

Tweet by Kamesh Singh Data is crucial for businesses, and not having it can lead to significant problems. Data recovery is the process of retrieving lost, deleted, corrupted, or inaccessible data. In enterprise IT, data recovery means restoring data from a backup to a computer, server, or external storage. What is RAID and RAID data […]

Network vs. Cloud vs. Endpoint DLP

September 26, 2023 No Comments

For many organizations, monitoring end user access to sensitive information, as well as the movement of this data is an essential part of their cybersecurity program. Before the ubiquity of cloud platforms and hybrid work this was done with an on-premises data loss prevention tool. Today, the category has been forced to evolve to address the challenges of distributed workforces, but this transformation has been slow and not uniform across the industry.

The Role of Technology in Streamlining the P2P Process for Businesses of All Sizes

September 25, 2023 No Comments

This blog post delves into the fascinating realm of how technology is revolutionizing P2P processes, leveling the playing field for startups while empowering SMEs and large corporations alike. From automation and real-time visibility to cost savings and increased security – technology has transformed the P2P landscape providing organizations with all of the tools necessary for optimizing operations, adhering to compliance measures, and making informed decisions to stay ahead in today’s ever-evolving marketplace.

The Evolution of Networking and Security: Embracing a Unified Approach

September 21, 2023 No Comments

In today’s digital age, networking and security have become crucial aspects of any organization’s IT infrastructure. With the increasing complexity and sophistication of cyber threats, it is essential to adopt a unified approach that integrates networking and security seamlessly. That being said, let’s explore the evolution of networking and security, as well as the advantages of embracing a unified approach in a bit more detail, shall we?

Cybersecurity awareness training strengthens prevention measures against advanced hacking threats

September 15, 2023 No Comments

The healthcare industry was recently hit hard by data breaches due to a ransomware attack that disrupted hospital systems across multiple American states for over a week. Medical providers are being targeted by cybercriminals due to the sensitive information they keep — such as medical files and personal and billing information — which can be lucrative for cybercriminals to use or sell on the dark web.

Advanced Threat Landscapes: Zero-Day Exploits & Their Mitigation Strategies

September 15, 2023 No Comments

In the dynamic world of cyber threats, one term that frequently creates ripples across the security community is ‘zero-day exploit’. As we tread the intricate pathways of technology, understanding such exploits and devising mitigation strategies is paramount.

Unyielding Data Protection: Exploring the Benefits of Immutable Backup Solutions

September 11, 2023 No Comments

There is no doubt backups are essential to the preservation of data and ensuring continuity of business functions. At a time when cyber-attacks and other vulnerabilities pose data loss risks, the need to have a solid data backup solution cannot be emphasized. There are numerous conventional ways of backing up your data. But sometimes these are not sufficient to guarantee full protection of the data.

How to Protect Organizations from Cyberattacks in the Age of AI

September 6, 2023 No Comments

The rapid expansion and adoption of artificial intelligence (AI) technologies bring myriad benefits to organizations, including increased speed and productivity. AI also introduces new vulnerabilities that malicious actors can exploit. Data privacy and security are common concerns with AI systems, which can leak sensitive information if not properly monitored, potentially leading to security breaches. AI and machine learning (ML) systems are also vulnerable to adversarial attacks, in which inputs are deliberately engineered to cause systems malfunctions.

What is ChatGPT and how can it benefit your SaaS business?

September 5, 2023 No Comments

ChatGPT is not just a chatbot; it’s a versatile AI language model capable of understanding and generating human-like text. In this article, we’ll delve into what ChatGPT is and explore how it can revolutionize your Software as a Service (SaaS) business.

IoT Cybersecurity Compliance Does Not Have to Be Complicated

September 5, 2023 No Comments

The cyber threats on IoT are undeniable. The United States government, for one, points this out in its 2023 National Cybersecurity Strategy. However, it’s clear that there are efforts to hold off plans for compulsory IoT security. The US Federal Communications Commission (FCC), for example, has to settle with voluntary cybersecurity labeling IoT for now instead of making it mandatory as originally intended.

NIST Releases Quantum-safe Cryptography Standards: What Happens Now?

August 29, 2023 No Comments

This release signals to companies everywhere the need to take immediate steps toward updating their cryptographic systems and software to these quantum-safe algorithms, once finalized, well ahead of the arrival of quantum computers. Companies that delay in implementing these updates may be at risk for a predicted spike in “harvest now – decrypt later” strategies undertaken by bad actors who compromise systems today to collect encrypted data, with the intention of decrypting it later with quantum computers.

Effortless Legal Invoicing: The Power of Payment Software

August 17, 2023 No Comments

Gartner has ceased publishing its Magic Quadrant for data loss prevention (DLP). This is perhaps the death knell for the decades-old concept; Gartner tends to only retire Magic Quadrants for industries they deem to have stagnated or transformed into another industry entirely.

What Makes Zero Trust Security the Strategy of the Future?

August 10, 2023 No Comments

With a higher number of data breaches than ever before and the surge of stolen passwords that are being sold online, the old way of thinking about security requires a major shift. Let’s dive deeper into what makes zero trust the future of cybersecurity.

IT Briefcase Interview: Simplicity, Security, and Scale – The Future for MSPs

August 7, 2023 No Comments

In this interview, JumpCloud’s Antoine Jebara, co-founder and GM of MSP Products offers his perspective on developments in the MSP space, what successful MSPs are doing to stay ahead of threats and challenges, and what the future of AI means for IT and those managing it.

AI & Data Migration: Transforming modern-day business operations

July 26, 2023 No Comments

Let’s dive into how implementing artificial intelligence and data migration is helping businesses in the contemporary chaotic marking condition. Simply, artificial intelligence is the humanization of computer science that helps function in building systems and processes. 

5 Ways Co-Managed IT Services Can Enhance Data Security

July 24, 2023 No Comments

Technology is a double-edged sword. On one hand, it offers businesses unprecedented opportunities for growth and connectivity. On the other hand, it exposes them to a host of cyber threats that can compromise their data and disrupt their operations. In this high-stakes environment, businesses are realizing the need for robust data security measures.

What You Need to Know About Online Point Cloud Viewers

July 21, 2023 No Comments

Not everyone knows what an online point cloud viewer is used for. It is a tool that allows users to view and manage point cloud data from anywhere, by going on the internet and connecting to a platform. It makes it easier for many people to have access to them, no matter where they are located around the world. Here is more on the subject of online point cloud viewers.

What Is a Blockchain?

July 3, 2023 No Comments

A blockchain is a database which stores information electronically in digital format. They are distributed databases which are shared among computer networks. Blockchains are best known for their crucial role in cryptocurrency, such as Bitcoin and Floki Coin, for maintaining secure and decentralised records of transactions. The main benefit of blockchain for cryptocurrencies is that is guarantees fidelity and the security of record of data and generates trust without the need for a third party.

Why the “Tech Management Trinity” Should be the Holy Grail for Companies

July 3, 2023 No Comments

A triangle is a good analogy representing the “tech management trinity” (TMT), which comprises three essential components crucial for the effective management of technology-oriented businesses. These include data for informed decision-making, products representing innovation and market value, and people who are the talented individuals responsible for product development.

The Use of AI as a Cybersecurity Weapon

June 7, 2023 No Comments

We all knew it would happen, and now it is – only not in the way we thought. And at the same time, in all the ways we thought. AI-driven cyberthreat- hype may be old news, the danger is not. AI driven threats fall into two categories – the nefarious, mustache-twirling variety and the second, nondescript blunder. We’ll dig into both, here.

6 Tips For Training Your Employees About Cybersecurity

June 5, 2023 No Comments

This discussion will focus on establishing an all-encompassing information technology (IT) and cybersecurity policy, conducting consistent training sessions, fostering a company culture centered on cybersecurity consciousness, and other vital strategies to combat the rising number of cyberattacks.

5 Steps To Achieve Network Resilience

May 31, 2023 No Comments

Organizations need to implement a series of proactive measures and strategies to achieve network resilience. This article will outline the essential steps required to achieve network resilience, providing valuable insights for businesses seeking to safeguard their networks and maintain operational continuity.

The Role of API Security in Data Privacy

May 30, 2023 No Comments

The globe is more interconnected now than it has ever been. The rate at which data is produced is increasing exponentially every year. While managing and protecting this data has been a primary priority for many enterprises, questions about data privacy have also arisen, especially considering the proliferation of connected devices and AI monitoring technologies. Many consumers would like to be more comfortable with the data that businesses acquire because of unclear data-collecting procedures.

Ensuring Continuous Security with DevSecOps in Deployment Pipelines: Q&A with Sathish Krishnan

May 22, 2023 No Comments

Today’s organizations are increasingly reliant on their technology and the foundational data that defines their enterprise and delivers business value. The need for proficient IT and software security continues to grow as advancements are made in the tech industry. DevSecOps currently serves as the central technology that integrates security into the IT lifecycle.

State Of Affairs: How State Privacy Laws Will Affect Your Business

May 15, 2023 No Comments

Individual state laws are an important way to meet local needs, but if you own a business that operates in multiple states, it can also turn compliance into a major headache. This is especially true when it comes to data privacy statutes.

5 Practices For Cybersecurity Risk Mitigation

May 4, 2023 No Comments

Tweet By June Sanchez Cyber-attacks such as phishing, malware infections, and password breaches can cause significant disruptions to your company’s daily operations. They may lead to loss of revenue, reputational damage, confidential information leaks, and changes in business activities. To safeguard your business, you need processes that can detect and reduce cyber risks. This is […]

How To Prioritize Cyber Security in Web Design

April 24, 2023 No Comments

The risks posed by cyber crime and cyber criminals are significant and should be recognized by any business that operates online or connects its IT infrastructure to the internet. Today, millions of businesses do this by using cloud-based services, providing online facilities for customers to purchase goods and allowing their workforces to operate from remote settings whilst accessing corporate systems.

Why You Need a Document Management System and How Having One Can Benefit Your Operation

April 20, 2023 No Comments

At its core, document management systems are a kind of software that capture, hold, retrieve, and distribute digital documents. They can also help you easily and quickly provide staff, customers, and clients with the information they require. Here we will look into the benefits of a document management system and how having one in place can benefit your brand enormously.

4 Steps To Build A Resilient Network Infrastructure

April 14, 2023 No Comments

Network infrastructure is the backbone of any organization’s IT system. It supports device communication and enables employees to access critical data and applications. However, building a resilient network infrastructure requires much effort and planning.