A Blog on “Insights” – The Home Network Needs Patching Too & Other Stuff

Posted Tuesday, 21 November 2017

Almost everyone I know runs some sort of network at home, and if you do work from home that network needs to be safe and secure. With the influx of IoT devices into home networks, it’s quite possible a compromised device on your home network could breach the corporate network. https://trianz.com/info/ibm-bigfix/insights/secure-influx-mobile-devices-entering-workplace They would enjoy a follow on linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/company/166498/ or Twitter too: https://twitter.com/trianz or visit the campaign page here: https://goo.gl/KukqUQ


In other news a podcast featuring my thoughts on a wide range of topics went live this week, if you have not checked it out here is the link: https://www.iotssa.com/secure-connections-ian-thornton-trump-make-clients-hard-target/


I’m giving a free webinar on behalf of CompTIA. I am going to be talking about cybercrime and cybercriminals that have been caught by law enforcement and what that tells us about what is in store for us in 2018 and beyond. You can sign up here: https://www.comptia.org/events/view/stories-from-the-cybercrime-battlefield-forward-into-2018?utm_source=Informz&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=Communities%2DUKChannel%2DWebinar%2D111417&_zs=3FeLG1&_zl=mmT94


Oh and one more thing, this is a really good piece on protecting web applications in a way that does not impact the user experience negatively and it may be worth your time to read if you have web applications: https://www.solarwindsmsp.com/blog/protecting-web-applications-world-gdpr


Till next time,

Phat Hobbit




“Insights” on the Importance of Patch Management

Posted Sunday, 19 November 2017

I’ve encountered a series of great blog posts addressing patch management or as it’s called vulnerability management.  You can see the posts here: https://trianz.com/info/ibm-bigfix/insights/reduce-time-security-compliance-days-minutes


User Security Training is Import for Security & Compliance


As it turns out, user security training is cost effective, a quick win for compliance requirements and security for your business. https://www.solarwindsmsp.com/blog/gdpr-quick-win-strategy-1-deliver-customer-employee-security-training

Dropping a GDPR Blog for all you all

Posted Tuesday, 14 November 2017

Super excited to see some of my efforts going live. One of the keys to understanding the new General Data Protection Regulation for EU UK is understanding the terminology used. Read more here: https://www.solarwindsmsp.com/blog/what-terms-you-need-know-get-your-business-gdpr-ready

What’s Next for Managed Services Providers?

Posted Tuesday, 07 November 2017

It’s a question that many ask and which I prefer explaining in eras. Not geological periods thousands of years in length, but specific times in the evolution of managed services.

Check out my Channel Pro Article here: http://www.channelpronetwork.com/article/extinction-next-step-msps


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