MSP Corner

The quest to get rid of passwords

With average total cost of a data breach continuing its way up year over year, the Big Tech companies are focusing on privacy, data protection and information security policies implemented by default. While businesses are looking to add new security layers and protect against all risks associated with a breach.In a joint effort to make[…] Read

Published by Helena Vorschepoth, Cloudtango

Best Defense? Good Cloud Offense

Ever since cybersecurity began in the 70s, the focus was always building a good defense as part of the main strategy. The problem with conventional security has traditionally been its reactive nature to security, such as patching software, finding and fixing system vulnerabilities and other type of responsive actions to protect the infrastructure. As years[…] Read

Published by Jordi Vilanova, Cloudtango

AiTM phishing bypasses multi-factor authentication

Microsoft has recently published details of a massive phishing attack that targeted more than 10,000 organizations. The worrying details about this particular attack is how it manages to bypass 2-factor authentication by using adversary-in-the-middle (AiTM) phishing sites to steal passwords and session data. The malicious actors used adversary-in-the-middle (AiTM) phishing sites to steal passwords and[…] Read

Published by Jordi Vilanova, Cloudtango

What Are the Top Reasons You Should Move to Azure?

There are several major companies selling cloud infrastructure solutions, but in our experience at WatServ, after working on hundreds of cloud adoption and cloud migration projects, Microsoft Azure stands out from the pack. But why Azure? Many people think initially of the cloud as a source of unlimited storage. This is true, but a great[…] Read

Published by Michael Cusden, WatServ

Hybrid Workplace: The MSP Opportunity

Covid has fundamentally transformed employee and customer expectations. And there’s no going back. If there is one thing the pandemic has demonstrated to many employers is that staff can do productive work from home, a park or even the french alps. Now, many employees believe they don’t need to be in the office to accomplish[…] Read

Published by Helena Vorschepoth, Cloudtango

Office 365 Configuration Compliance Audit

CalebAlbers published a really useful app called OCCAM to help auditing Office 365. OCCAM is an open-source toolkit for testing Office 365 tenants against a set of security and compliance best practices. It is built for CSPs managing multiple tenants, though a future version will allow for use without CSP membership.OCCAM lets you managed Tenant[…] Read

Published by Jordi Vilanova, Cloudtango

5 Key Reasons to Consider a Cloud Migration

What are the key business events or triggers that make executives consider a migration to services in the cloud? There are many different drivers and when researching what they are, the result almost always leads to the overall goal of modernizing the business and work environment. To go a little deeper, the Azure team at[…] Read

Published by Michael Cusden, WatServ

How Cloud Technologies Can Enhance Business Productivity

Microsoft rose to dominate PC software because of two really important products – their Windows operating system and their suite of business support tools called Office. The tools in the Office suite are known globally and have often become synonymous with systems they represent – such as talking about an Excel sheet instead of a[…] Read

Published by Michael Cusden, WatServ

Largest Managed Services Providers

Each year, Cloudtango honors the most successful managed service providers in the enterprise market. In this eighth edition, we continue to highlight technical excellence, innovation, and customer satisfaction provided by the MSP industry across the Globe. For 2022, our technical analysis focused on Cybersecurity, Infrastructure and Cloud services. Through the selection process, we have reviewed[…] Read

Published by Jordi Vilanova, Cloudtango

Is the Public Cloud Secure?

For as many years as the public cloud has been around, so has been the debate over whether or not it’s secure. When AWS launched in 2006 and Azure shortly thereafter in 2008, the public cloud was considered uncharted territory. IT professionals didn’t know whether to trust it or be weary. This was much like[…] Read

Published by Otto Aulicino, WatServ