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18th March, 2021

Data recovery: Part one—are you disaster ready?

Don’t be led astray by the common misconception that a successful backup automatically equates to a successful restore. The hard truth is most MSPs don’t perform periodic testing of their...

16th March, 2021

How to Detect and Prevent Business Email Compromise

Business email compromises (BECs) are financial scams that typically target companies and employees that carry out wire transfers. They’re usually more sophisticated than typical phishing schemes, and require a mixture of...

15th March, 2021

Intrusion Detection System (IDS): Signature vs. Anomaly-Based

Intrusion detection systems (IDS) play an important role in helping managed services providers (MSPs) establish robust and comprehensive security. There are several different types of IDS, which can often lead...

12th March, 2021

Exchange, Hafnium and You. How to Respond

As everyone has likely heard by now, Microsoft released emergency security updates on March 2, 2021 for Microsoft Exchange. These updates addressed four zero-day vulnerabilities that were being exploited as...

10th March, 2021

Seven Tips on How to Identify Malware Threats in Business Email

Despite constant advances in IT security, cybercrime continuously evolves to keep up. Cybercriminals always strive to get ahead of improved IT security systems by leveraging new technologies and techniques to...

9th March, 2021

Data Protection for Remote Work: What MSPs Must Know

Managed services providers (MSPs) already know the value of robust data protection. However, when the coronavirus pandemic struck this year, a sudden shift to remote work likely had most businesses...

25th February, 2021

Three things I learned working for an MSP

I wanted to start my first blog for SolarWinds MSP by introducing myself as the new N-central automation nerd. I’m looking forward to working with you on all things SolarWinds® N-central® and...

18th February, 2021

Backup automation part 1: Deploying backup devices

You just signed your first new backup client. The initial backup deployment should be a trivial step compared to the hours of data processing and terabytes of data uploads that...

17th February, 2021

Ultimate Guide: MySQL Backup

MySQL is an incredibly popular open-source relational database management system (RDBMS) backed by Oracle. Most people are familiar with MySQL as part of the open-source enterprise stack commonly referred to as...