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Tim Brown

Recent Posts by Tim Brown:

Recent Attacks on MSPs: What You Need to Know

[SECURITY | 4 MIN READ]  Cybercriminals have increasingly learned the value of attacking MSPs. If they compromise one MSP, they can potentially unlock a gold mine of data or ransom payments from the MSP’s customer bases. Beyond that, many MSPs are small businesses with busy teams who often can’t be as vigilant about security as large organizations with dedicated security teams. 

Topics: Passportal Insights MSP Wisdom Cybersecurity Tips

Cyberhygiene — The Fundamental Cornerstone of Good Security

Tim Brown is the Vice President of Security Architecture for SolarWinds MSP with responsibility spanning internal IT security, product security, and security strategy. As a former Dell Fellow, CTO, Chief Product Officer, Chief Architect, Distinguished Engineer, and Director of Security Strategy, Tim deeply understands the challenges and aspirations of the person responsible for driving digital innovation and change. Tim has over 20 years of experience developing and implementing security technology, including identity and access management, vulnerability assessment, security compliance, threat research, vulnerability management, encryption, managed security services, and cloud security.

SolarWinds MSP is a leading provider of powerful and affordable IT infrastructure management software. Our products give organizations worldwide, regardless of type, size, or IT infrastructure complexity, the power to monitor and manage the performance of their IT environments. Targeted for MSPs, the SolarWinds MSP product portfolio delivers broad, scalable IT service management solutions that integrate layered security, collective intelligence, and smart automation. Learn more today at

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