Passportal Blog

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.

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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!

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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'.

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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. 

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Top Keynotes at IT Nation 2018 You Don't Want to Miss

[EVENTS | 5 MIN READ] We are quickly approaching IT Nation on November 7-9, 2018 in Orlando, FL, and we riffled through the vast array of educational keynote speeches so you don't have to. We picked the top keynotes plus 3 recommended breakout sessions to help you streamline your #ITN18 agenda! Make sure you don't miss out on these. Hey, if you find yourself in the Solutions Pavilion, Passportal will be at booth #713. Can you guess what our booth prize is? Continue reading to find out on how to enter.

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31 Cybersecurity Tips All MSPs Must Read

[CYBERSECURITY | 3 MIN READ]  As we conclude National Cyber Security Awareness Month until next year, we want to give you a quick summary of the 31 cybersecurity tips Passportal released on the CSAM blog! Educate yourself and your network with our valuable MSP-centric material. Did you read all 31 tips? Scroll down to find out.

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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. 

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National Cyber Security Awareness Month: Week Five Recap

[CYBERSECURITY | 7 MIN READ]  National Cyber Security Awareness Month is almost over - the last day being this Wednesday (until 2019). We want to give you the quick rundown on all the MSP knowledge we released during October - don't miss out! Also, check out a quick recap of the 31 MSP cybersecurity tips we have published this month, plus more to be released this week. We end this article with a small recap of the 2018 themes of CSAM and NCSAM. Access this free educational content today!

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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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National Cyber Security Awareness Month: Week Four Recap

National Cyber Security Awareness Month continues as we enter the fourth week. Let's recap last week's cyber tips, as well as, introduce this week's themes for both NCSAM and CSAM. During each week in October, a different theme has focused on specific challenges and areas of learning in the cybersecurity sphere.Continue reading below and learn how you can apply it to your MSP business. 

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