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Networking News [Tool Sprawl + MSP Credibility]

Posted by Chris Bihary | 10/15/19 8:00 AM

Here are some snippets of news and stories happening around the technological world and how it can affect the industry as a whole. For the month of October,  we will be focusing on what is a tool sprawl,  questioning an MSP provider's credibility and also understanding networking security's best practices.

Is your organization suffering from tool sprawl?


The IT industry has reaped many benefits from the advent of cloud technology and SaaS (software-as-a-service) applications such as increased agility and availability. Issues can arise when too many SaaS tools are utilized in an over-redundant manner, creating a hindrance for networking and security teams to manage. One example being that the security tool sprawl could be exposed to vulnerable backdoor threats. If not deployed strategically, these tools can lead to high costs, inefficiencies and cause cumbersome workflows. Read on to learn how to avoid excessive security tool sprawl.  

MSP Judgement Day-Ransomware Attacks Threatens Industry Credibility


Life as an MSP can be tough due to the ever-increasing ransomware attacks that are happening around the clock. Albeit the handful of success stories in stopping these breaches, various questions arises when MSPs fail to combat them. Instead, we often hear that the MSP gave in to the ransomware requests with payouts costing billions of dollars. Read more here to understand the nature of such attacks, and how you protect your credibility to avoid being the next victim.

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10 Database Security Practices


Through all the hacks and data breaches happening in 2019, it is clear that every organization that has important data to protect needs to up their database security game. Database security suggests that a set of practices must be in place to thwart or at least diminish the probability of a cybersecurity event. Read more here to adapt 10 best practices to avoid hackers to mine into your databases.

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Topics: Network Management, Network Visibility/Monitoring, Technology Partners

Written by Chris Bihary

Chris Bihary has been in the network performance industry for over 20 years. Bihary has established collaborative partnerships with technology companies to complement product performance through the integration of network test access points. Previously, Bihary was Managing Partner at Network Critical.