The Channel Co. CRN 2020

Posted by Kate Drankoff on Mar 26, 2020 7:30:02 PM

Tech Elite 250, MSP 500, and Security 100

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Topics: Cyber Security, IT, security, MSP, elite250, security100

Enabling your Remote Workplace

Posted by Kate Drankoff on Mar 19, 2020 2:31:07 PM

Navigating the Remote Workplace: VPN Assistance and Teams Assistance 

Cyber Advisors is ready to help you make the shift to a more remote workplace during this time of need. We are here to answer questions, provide licensing assistance and arm you with the knowledge your organization needs to maintain productivity while working remote.

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Topics: Cyber Security, IT, security, Teams, MSP, remote, VPN

We’re Ready and Available to Support You

Posted by Kate Drankoff on Mar 18, 2020 4:27:26 PM

As the impact of COVID-19 continues to unfold, Cyber Advisors Inc. has activated it’s pandemic plan in accordance with our standard business continuity practices. The intent of this plan is to provide for the ongoing health and safety of our employees, partners and our clients while ensuring seamless service throughout this outbreak as well as compliance with governmental regulations and public health guidance.

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Topics: Cyber Security, IT, security, MSP

I don’t need an Info Sec Security Assessment, or do I??

Posted by Clyde Cooper on Feb 14, 2020 8:43:41 AM

Why invest a lot of time and money doing a cybersecurity risk assessment to receive a lengthy report to find out all the things you know you didn’t have, all the things you know are broken and all the things you know need to be fixed?

Yes, a top-notch Cybersecurity Analyst will report all of that, but it should only be a portion of the overall findings.  An experienced Cybersecurity Analyst will find a lot of things your IT department didn’t know because they either lack the expertise or simply lack the bandwidth to get to these findings.  Most IT departments are overused and are spending the majority (if not all) of their time just trying to keep the lights on.

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Topics: Cyber Security, IT, security, Engineer

The Primary Engineer - A Higher Value to Managed IT Services

Posted by John Hallqvist on Feb 13, 2020 10:39:38 AM

At Cyber Advisors, we believe the Primary Engineer is one of the most crucial roles we use so you have a great experience with our Managed IT Services. Yet, the value of having a Primary Engineer working with you is not always well understood before a Managed IT Services agreement begins. There are other Managed IT Service Providers that do not provide a dedicated Engineer-level resource to their customers. Instead, they provide a technician who is ready to serve when they are available, which may be a person the customer has never seen before. Without a complete understanding of their role and their value, the significance of the Primary Engineer may be overlooked.

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Topics: Cyber Security, IT, security, MSP, Engineer

Coaching to Your Advantages

Posted by Joe Moline on Feb 3, 2020 1:53:29 PM

As a kid there was nothing more I loved than playing sports and competing.  Now, as an adult and father of two, there is not much more I enjoy in my life than coaching.  Initially, I was thrilled introducing my kids to the sports that brought me so much joy child and about teaching the basic skills of each sport.  As my son has grown older and the skills and competition become more advanced new elements to coaching youth sports start to emerge.

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Topics: Cyber Security, IT, security, MSP

Managed Detection and Response – Why It’s Needed and How it Works

Posted by John Hallqvist on Jan 2, 2020 2:15:01 PM

According to a report from the FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center, financial losses from cyber-crime grew 90% from 2017 to 2018, while the number of complaints only grew 16%1. These numbers indicate that cyber criminals are getting more effective at siphoning large sums of money when they do succeed in compromising systems. This is likely due to the higher levels of sophisticated methods and tools they leverage to bypass traditional security measures such as next generation firewall and antivirus solutions. IT and Cyber Security Professionals in turn must also implement more sophisticated methods and tools to protect their organization’s digital assets.

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Topics: Cyber Security, IT, security, MSP, Cyber-Crime, SIEM, Detection

Leadership Is Everyone's Responsibility- Women of the Channel Leadership Summit East 2019

Posted by Kate Drankoff on Dec 16, 2019 1:34:42 PM

This past week the Cyber Advisors Marketing Manager, Kate Drankoff, attended the Women of the Channel Leadership Summit East hosted in New York City. Kate works closely with the local Dell Technologies team and she was nominated to attend as a Dell guest. This inspiring event empowers and promotes the advancement of women in the IT Channel industry. Created to inspire and connect women working in technology, Kate, had the opportunity to attend keynotes, peer networking and engaged in executive spotlight sessions and power panels - all focused on helping women propel their careers and add value to their workplaces.

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Topics: Leadership, Dell Technologies, WOTC19, DellTechWPN

Dell Boomi - iPAAS for your Digital Transformation

Posted by Dan Sanderson on Dec 3, 2019 8:25:58 AM

It is typical for businesses of today have their data and applications living in multiple locations among many clouds.  This multiple cloud strategy may include a significant amount of your applications living on premise as well.

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Topics: Digital Transformation, IT, Boomi, Data, integrating, iPAAS

Setting your IT Budget to Help your Clients, Employees and your Bottom Line

Posted by Joe Moline on Nov 13, 2019 5:22:21 PM

As companies prepare their budgets for 2020, financial leaders across the world are often looking at IT as one of their biggest annual costs. Additionally, each year seems to bring on steep increases depending on the type of organization and how they invest in technology. The expense is not necessarily predictable either- the more an organization has workloads in the cloud, the more likely the final expense becomes a moving target. 

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Topics: Cyber Security, IT, security, Managed IT, MSP, 2020 Budgeting, budget