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The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly in Malware Trends
Findings in Webroot’s new 2017 Threat Report reveal mixed results for malware trends. Although MSPs can take some comfort in the fact that one category of cyber threats has seen a significant decrease, the hard truth is that endpoint security threat trends are pretty negative overall. Webroot continually produces threat intelligence based on its broad and deep understanding of current and emerging threats. At the beginning of this year, the Webroot Threat Research team analyzed the entire body of Webroot threat intelligence from 2016 to identify the biggest trends MSPs and their clients should watch for in 2017. Let’s take a look. The Good Out of the hundreds of millions of new executable files observed by Webroot in 2016, only ... read more
5 Tips to Getting Great Customer Testimonials
Herman, with Vertical Axion, here again with some tips to help you create marketing that works. Earlier today a client and I were talking about completely free tools that you can use to market your business. The one that we really ended up spending a lot of time with were testimonials. Testimonials are fantastic, because what your clients or customers say about you is way more powerful than you promoting yourself all day long. Testimonials are believable, they are used in infomercials all the time and the reason is because they work. What I am going to share with you today are five strategies for successful testimonials. Ask at the Right Time First off, we have to ask at the moment of happiness, and what I mean by that is whe ... read more
Three Predictions for Network Security Trends in 2017
We are now three months into the New Year and might be time to take a look at what you can expect of the latest network monitoring trends. It’s important to keep up with the times, and sometimes that means predicting what may happen in the near future. Of course, taking that into mind, it’s prudent that we not become to far-fetched in our predictions and try to keep within the realms of probability. As such, the following are three network and security predictions that we can see as probable for the year of 2017. Evolution of Malware – As constant as malware is these days, this prediction seems a little obvious. However, it is practical to note that with the evolution of this attack method, there will be a needed evolution o ... read more