Healthcare Executive Commentary

  1. 5 Ransomware Prevention Tactics Your Customers Need To Know
    12/1/2016

    As your customers begin to wind up 2016 and plan ahead, one variable we know will continue into the New Year is the increasing frequency of ransomware attacks. An industry statistic from the Herjavec Group estimates ransomware costs will reach a startling $1 billion for 2016.

  2. How To Keep Your Customers Protected From Constantly Changing Ransomware
    11/18/2016

    If you’re old enough to remember 1989, you might recall two key events: the Berlin Wall came down, and the first ransomware attack appeared on the scene. This was the AIDs Trojan horse, which, upon installation, encrypted users’ files and demanded $189 be sent to a post office box in Panama to “renew the license.”

  3. 3 Premium Ways To Prevent IT Project Failure
    11/8/2016

    It is an unfortunate reality most IT projects don’t end well; in fact researchers found 68 percent end up marginal or outright failures. For software-related projects, only 16.2 percent are completed on time and on budget. If you are a large organization, that number drops to 9 percent. Many never realize the promised value or ROI.

  4. The Myth Of Threat Intelligence In The Channel, And An Intelligent Hybrid Security Approach
    11/7/2016

    Over the last year, Threat Intelligence (TI) has become a hot topic for the cybersecurity industry. Organizations of all sizes are looking to the channel to provide recommendations on what to purchase, how to implement, and how to gain the greatest value from TI. It is therefore critical the channel clearly understands what TI is, and how organizations can capitalize on its value.

  5. Warning: What You Need To Know About The Security Workforce Crisis
    11/4/2016

    Is the shortage of trained security people the greatest vulnerability?

  6. 3 Best Practices For Securing Customer Data At Multiple Locations
    11/3/2016

    For customers operating from a single location, protecting data, applications, and IT infrastructure can be fairly simple and straightforward. Yet, when a customer has multiple locations, branch offices, or remote workers, data protection and cybersecurity can begin to pose a significant challenge — one savvy MSPs can expertly address when they put the right tools in place and adopt the following best practices for ensuring data security at multiple locations.

  7. Will Your Virtual Data Traffic Take The Detour Around Your Firewalls?
    11/1/2016

    We’re soon going to need a new descriptor going forward when we refer to the data center. This rings true because network virtualization across private and public environments means the locations of compute and storage resources to facilitate on-demand networking do not sit statically in what could be considered a typical data center anymore. Virtual workloads now dart around like bees in a field of clover. It’s no longer a question or if but when all of this will affect your network.

  8. How To Help Clients Protect Their Data From Ransomware Attacks (Hint: They Need More Than Anti-Malware)
    10/13/2016

    Want to provide your clients with a solution that can help them protect their most valuable investment — their sensitive data — while generating a major new revenue stream? Read on. By Gary Watson, Vice President Technical Engagement, Nexsan

  9. 6 Ways To Improve The Security In Your Offering
    10/12/2016

    The cyber security threat to small and medium businesses is growing at an alarming pace. By Austin Justice, Vice President, Justice IT Consulting and ASCII Group Member Since 2015

  10. What To Examine When Considering Cyber Insurance
    10/10/2016

    Robert Mueller, the former head of the FBI, is quoted as saying, “There are only two types of companies — those that have been hacked and those that will be.” By Christopher Camejo, Director of Threat and Vulnerability Analysis, NTT Security