Passportal Blog

12 Days of Passwords: Use Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA)

[12 DAYS OF PASSWORDS | 3 MIN READ]  MSPs, have you doubled-up on your security? Using multi-factor authentication (MFA) absolutely critical in today's industry; let us tell you why. With all the advanced persistent threats (APTs) that have been targeting MSPs more and more recently, using a multi-factor authentication will add another layer of security for you and your clients from a breach. An MFA solution via another device will add that extra complexity factor - yet simple implementation - to passwords and passphrases. Are you ready to establish a new value-driven standard for security?

Topics: Security Education MSP Wisdom Cybersecurity Tips

12 Days of Passwords: Educate Your MSP on Cybersecurity & Password Best Practice

[12 DAYS OF PASSWORDS | 4 MIN READ]  December 12th marks only twelve more days until the holidays and Passportal wanted to offer all MSPs a gift; a “Password Tip-A-Day!” right up until December 24th. Today, we want to remind MSPs to utilize security education to inform their technicians and their clients about best practices in cybersecurity and password upkeep. Continue reading for some quick tips on how exactly to do so.

Topics: Security Education MSP Wisdom Cybersecurity Tips

MSP Quick Tips: How to Protect Your Customers and Yourself

[GUEST BLOG | 4 MIN READ]  Netsurion empowers organizations to successfully predict, prevent, detect, and respond to cybersecurity threats with the EventTracker SIEM platform. EventTracker unifies machine learning, behavior analytics, and security orchestration, and has been recognized for 11 straight years by Gartner on the Magic Quadrant for SIEM. EventTracker is available in multiple tiers and deployment options built for any size company or budget. More and more organizations are seeking SIEM-as-a-Service to realize optimal security results. EventTracker SIEMphonic is a Co-Managed SIEM service complete with 24/7 global Security Operations Center (SOC), powered by threat intelligence.

Topics: Passportal Insights MSP Wisdom Security Education

Passportal is Nominated for eChannelNEWS & eCNTV 2018 Reseller Choice Awards - Vote for Us Now!

[IN THE NEWS | 2 MIN READ]  Passportal is proud to announce that we have been nominated for the eChannelNEWS & eCNTV 2018 Reseller Choice Awards amongst 500 other vendors in 90 different categories. Your vote will make a difference!

Topics: Industry Chatter Passportal Insights MSP Wisdom

How MSPs Can Benefit From Passportal's Partnership With Percona

[IN THE NEWS | 2 MIN READ]  In a recent press release during the AWS re:Invent Summit in Las Vegas, November 26-30, 2018, Percona, an open source database software and service, announced it's partnership with Passportal. This partnership helps Passportal ensure database uptime and availability in an Amazon AWS Environment through key Percona products that help act as a backbone for 'five 9s uptime'.

Topics: Industry Chatter Passportal Insights MSP Wisdom

Partner Success: How to Effectively Nurture and Cultivate Your Existing Client Base

[PARTNER SUCCESS | 3 MIN READ]  Your marketing and sales teams have done a great job attracting new clients to your product – but now what? Do they know how to use it? Do they understand the scope of what they have signed up for? Can they see the value in the brand they have joined? This is where partner success comes into play. It is more than a support or trouble ticket – it is where the loyalty of your brand grows, and partnerships are forged in business. 

Topics: Passportal Insights MSP Wisdom

Featured Integration: Passportal’s Ocular™ Platform and ConnectWise® Control™

[INTEGRATION | 2 MIN READ] Our third featured integration today is ConnectWise® Control™. We dive deep into it's functionality with Passportal's Ocular™ platform and how the integration with ConnectWise® Control™ improves MSP operations. Continue reading to find out how.

Topics: MSP Wisdom Feature Release

Featured Integration: Passportal's Ocular™ + docs and ConnectWise® Automate™

[INTEGRATION | 2 MIN READ]  Today, we highlight one of Passportal’s most recent RMM integrations with ConnectWise® Automate™ that allows Passportal partners to sync their devices directly into Ocular™ + docs.

Topics: MSP Wisdom Feature Release

Featured Integration: Passportal’s Ocular™ Platform and ConnectWise® Manage™

[INTEGRATION | 2 MIN READ] To go along with the IT Nation spirit, we wanted to highlight Passportal's ConnectWise® integrations: ConnectWise® Manage™, ConnectWise® Automate™, and ConnectWise® Control™. Today we focus on ConnectWise® Manage™. Continue reading to learn how MSPs can leverage this PSA integration. 

Topics: MSP Wisdom Feature Release

Is Your MSP Vulnerable to This Simple, Yet Fatal Flaw?

[GUEST BLOG | 7 MIN READ]  Brian F. Cerny is a Channel Account Manager at Infogressive Inc., a Master MSSP established in 2006 in Lincoln, Nebraska. Prior to joining Infogressive, Brian spent nearly a decade in the MSP world with varying roles at two successful MSPs starting in Business Development and rising to the executive leadership level where he helped plan and execute strategic maneuvers to help the business break revenue barriers and established solid processes based on lessons learned in the market. 

Infogressive Inc. is a cybersecurity provider that provides it’s MSP partners an effective and scalable full-suite of security services to protect their clients, the tools and resources to grow their reoccurring revenue and a direct line to highly trained engineers. Infogressive’s focus is their partners’ success by adding value to their clients with security, moving to a proactive state to save time from repairing compromises and staying on top of the ever changing threat landscape so you don't have to. 

Topics: Security Education MSP Wisdom Passportal Insights