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Secure Connections Podcast

Cyber Security represents both a challenge and opportunity for the IT Service Providers as their SMB and mid-market customers rely on them to keep their business operating and secure. As security threats continue to evolve, it’s imperative that ITSP’s strive to remain at the forefront of knowledge and education so they’re able to effectively service and protect their customers. The IoTSSA Editorial Team and Vendor Partners will deliver the content and solutions that members require to keep their clients protected.

Mar 19, 2020

Brian talks with Gill Langston, Head Security Nerd at Solarwinds MSP, Matthew Koenig, VP of Sales with Secure Now! and Justin Kallhoff, CEO at Infogressive.

Our experts share insights and tips on some issues that you may miss if you panic and rush your deployments in order to salve a frantic client. The mindset of a worker at home versus the same worker in an office environment, many will feel safe and potentially disregard cybersecurity measures in place in the office. The full security stack needs to be deployed in a home office including security awareness training.

BYOK?....Bring your own Keyboard! If rolling a truck is absolutely required to assist customers with their computers or servers, know that this virus can live on device surfaces including keyboards and the mouse. Bring your own device to ensure you are working with sanitized equipment.

The message is clear…Slow down, don’t panic and work smart and safe, not fast!

To help you quickly respond to the needs of your clients and end users, and keep them safe as they work remotely, Solarwinds MSP are extending FREE use of a Take Control Plus license for 90 days if you request it before June 30, 2020. During this period, they are also increasing the number of end-user accounts provided with Take Control Plus—from 10 accounts to 35. These end-user accounts can be offered to your employees or clients, enabling them to safely access their computers remotely using a simplified Take Control interface.