Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity breaches, hacks and cyberattacks are on the rise, which means it’s more important than ever for MSPs, vendors, solution providers, distributors and other tech companies to secure their businesses—as well as their customer’s businesses. Here, we’ve compiled resources about cybersecurity trends and best practices as well as information to help you build an IT security practice.

State of Cybersecurity 2020

The latest cybersecurity research from CompTIA explores the practices and skills needed for a modern security approach

09/30/2020 | Research

State of Cybersecurity 2021

The latest cybersecurity research from CompTIA explores cybersecurity policy, processes, people and products

09/24/2021 | Research

Cybersecurity and Elected Leaders: How A Ransomware Attack Impacts You

This is the first in a series of quick reads created by the local government leadership of CompTIA-PTI: CIOs and IT executives who serve on the Executive Council of the City/County Tech Leaders Forum.

09/21/2021 | Whitepaper

The Cost of a Cybersecurity Breach

Today’s cybersecurity stats don’t paint a pretty picture. It’s time to convince your SMB customers they need to join the fight against cybercriminals.

08/27/2021 | Article

What is an ISAO?

Learn what an Information Sharing and Analysis Organization is and how it helps businesses combat cyber threats.

10/05/2020 | Article

Creating New Packages to Protect Remote Workforces: A Cybersecurity Use Case

Learn how a cybersecurity vendor packaged its solutions to better help solution providers and MSPs protect remote workforces from the latest threats.

07/29/2020 | Use Case

Data Breach Response Planning Guide

Learn how to respond to a data breach. Use this tool to help you prepare a data breach response plan.

02/14/2020 | Guide

Transforming from Traditional MSP to Technology Partner: A Cybersecurity Use Case

Learn how a traditional MSP recognized a gap, made investments to add security expertise and transformed into a total technology partner.

02/05/2020 | Use Case

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10 Reasons Not to Miss the CompTIA EMEA Member & Partner Conference

For the first time in more than 18 months, CompTIA plans to host a live event for members—the EMEA Member and Partner Conference, 6-7 October in London. From new cybersecurity programs to business-building sessions to innovative tech workforce strategies, here are 10 things to check out.

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Worst-Case Scenario: MSP Shares Harrowing Cyberattack Experience

A ransomware attack is any business's worst nightmare. CompTIA member Jay Tipton recently survived a cyberattack which impacted his company and customers. He shares his experience, what others should expect, and how to manage through the crisis.

Sep 14, 2021, 01:58 PM By Scott Campbell

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Looking to Enhance Your Cybersecurity Success? Data Governance Is a Good Place to Start

MSPs have two jobs: keeping a client productive and protecting its data. In today’s climate, an MSP’s data governance expertise and experience are critical to doing both—and could be a real competitive advantage in the market.

Aug 26, 2021, 04:01 PM By Eric Anthony

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MSPs’ Road to Cyber Success Begins with Resiliency, Planning

With increased risks, shifting work paradigms and attacks originating in the IT supply chain, MSPs face more pressure than ever to ensure due diligence. Their defenses should begin with resiliency conversations, self reflection and incident response planning.

Aug 24, 2021, 02:23 PM By Ashley Watters

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As Cyberattacks Escalate, It’s Time to Change the Conversation and Focus on Real Change

Technologists often try to explain complex security ideas to those without technical backgrounds. That’s a failing proposition, said Theresa Payton, CEO of Fortalice Solutions, at ChannelCon Online. We need to change the way we explain what’s happening, how we aim to fix it, and why the customer should care.

Aug 19, 2021, 03:03 PM By Scott Campbell