Ironsphere Blog

A Wake Up Call for MSPs

In today’s IT marketplace, network security is becoming an increasingly important offering for Managed Service Providers (MSPs) competing for new business and more business with existing customers. A TechValidate survey done by GreatAmerica found 87% of MSPs have lost business because their security offering was lacking something a customer needed.

As the Attack Economy Grows in the Financial Services Industry, Automation of Access Management Tightens Security While Streamlining Operations

Jesse James was once asked why he robbed banks, and infamously answered “Because that’s where the money is.” When it comes to incentives for internal actors to steal sensitive information and data, the big money is still in financial services organizations which is part of the reason banks, credit card issuers, credit unions, lenders, brokerages and other companies in one of the world’s largest industries are increasingly budgeting for security solutions.

Fortune 100 Companies Data Exposed on AWS When IT Firm Fails to Secure with Passwords

Among several enterprise customers ofan Israeli IT firm whose data was compromised recently were TD Bank, Ford Motor Company and Netflix. Attunity, a company that provides data integration and Big Data Management solutionsand promotes among other services an understanding of Industry Best Practices, left threeAmazon S3 buckets exposed on the Internet without a password.