Passportal Blog

Your MSP Needs a Password Manager

[SECURITY | 4 MIN READ] A password manager can provide a secure solution to easily generate, store, and retrieve complex passwords to the benefit of your MSP or your customers.

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Types of Penetration Techniques and Methods

[SECURITY | 7 MIN READ]  Penetration testing is a critical technique used among managed services providers (MSPs) seeking to provide additional cybersecurity for their clients. By some estimates, a cyberattack is expected to happen every 14 seconds in the US—with total losses estimated to reach $21.5 billion. Penetration testing services can help an organization prepare for hacker attacks, malware, and more by continually and regularly checking for weaknesses, vulnerabilities, and bad user behavior on apps, services, and networks. Read on for a breakdown of penetration testing steps, services, what to expect, and penetration testing tools MSPs must know about this year.

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Cybersecurity Awareness Month Wrap-up

[SECURITY | 3 MIN READ]  This NCSAM, we celebrated with four weeks of cybersecurity tips. Read a summary of our tips on maximizing security for your MSP.

Topics: MSP Wisdom Security Education Cybersecurity Tips

Cybersecurity Tip #8: Observe Password Best Practices

[SECURITY | 4 MIN READ]  As a managed service provider, passwords are a big part of keeping your customers secure. Make sure you’re up-to-date on the best practices, and learn why a password manager is the best way to stay secure.

Topics: MSP Wisdom Security Education Cybersecurity Tips

Cybersecurity Tip #7: Utilize Role-Based Permissions and Track Login

[SECURITY | 3 MIN READ]  Restricting access to the sensitive data on your network with role-based permissions is one of the best ways to reduce the risk of a data breach.

Topics: MSP Wisdom Security Education Cybersecurity Tips

Cybersecurity Tip #6: Be Proactive with Threat Protection

[SECURITY | 3 MIN READ]  In an era of increased cyberattacks, MSPs should ensure they utilize proactive threat protection methods to he protect themselves and their customers.

Topics: MSP Wisdom Security Education Cybersecurity Tips

Cybersecurity Tip #5: Maintain Timely Updates

[SECURITY | 3 MIN READ]  Software often comes onto the market with vulnerabilities. MSPs can help keep themselves and their customers safe by developing a patch management system.

Topics: MSP Wisdom Security Education Cybersecurity Tips

Passportal Adds Two New Data Centers to Expand Global Footprint

[ANNOUNCEMENT | 3 MIN READ]  We’re excited to announce that we are further expanding our global reach this month with the opening of new data centers for our European and ANZ-based customers looking for localized data storage.

Topics: MSP Wisdom Security Education Cybersecurity Tips

Cybersecurity Tip #4: Establish Encryption Requirements

[SECURITY | 3 MIN READ]  Encryption can help protect sensitive data even if your other security measures are breached. Learn how MSPs can help their customers stay cyber secure by setting encryption requirements.

Topics: MSP Wisdom Security Education Cybersecurity Tips

Cybersecurity Tip #3: Safeguard Client Data

[SECURITY | 3 MIN READ]  By protecting their customers’ data, MSPs can reduce their own digital footprints to better protect themselves and the customers who rely on them.

Topics: MSP Wisdom Security Education Cybersecurity Tips