MSP Bento: Week of 4/20/20 – Large MSP Ransomware Attack, Office 365 Email Security, and More

msp bento

msp bento

MSP Bento is our weekly collection of practical, bite-sized tips, tools, and tutorials. Want to start getting it in your inbox? Sign up here.

 

On Saturday, news broke that Cognizant, one of the world’s largest IT consulting firms and MSPs, is grappling with a ransomware attack that has been triggering service disruptions for some of the company’s clients.

Details are limited, but it’s an unfortunate reminder that attackers aren’t suspending operations during this crisis, and MSPs are still considered a high-value target.

With that in mind, this week we’re sharing two important security resources along with an invitation to join us for a major security-focused virtual event.

Or, if you’re looking for something that can help you improve your sales and marketing, we’ve got a couple of things to share on that front, too.

Tighten up Microsoft Office 365 Email Security [checklist]

For all the talk of sophisticated new attack techniques, the truth is email remains one of the most popular attack vectors. This checklist will help you conduct an audit and reduce your risk. Source: ITProMentor

Category: Security ?

Set up alerts to be notified when a tech gets phished [tool]

We’ve shared this one before, but “I Got Phished” is a great resource that can help you nip attacks in the bud. Source: Abuse.ch

Category: Security ?

Register for the MSP Security Summit on May 7 [virtual event]

Join me and some of the most trusted names in the MSP community as we host a day full of open discussion on topics like securing WFH, protecting yourself with cyber insurance, selling security in a down economy, and more. Source: NinjaOne

Category: Security ?

Figure out how to keep sales and marketing going during all this [virtual chat]

This Thursday at 1pm ET we’re hosting our fourth MSP Live Chat. The topic this time is sales and marketing, and we’ll be sharing a bunch of ready-made campaign ideas you can kick-off right away. Source: NinjaOne

Category: Marketing ?

 

Stay well and have a good week.

Want a roundup of free resources like this in your inbox every Monday?

Join 500+ growth-minded MSPs and sign up here.

Next Steps

Building an efficient and effective IT team requires a centralized solution that acts as your core service deliver tool. NinjaOne enables IT teams to monitor, manage, secure, and support all their devices, wherever they are, without the need for complex on-premises infrastructure.

Learn more about Ninja Endpoint Management, check out a live tour, or start your free trial of the NinjaOne platform.

You might also like

Ready to become an IT Ninja?

Learn how NinjaOne can help you simplify IT operations.

Watch Demo×
×

See NinjaOne in action!

By submitting this form, I accept NinjaOne's privacy policy.

NinjaOne Terms & Conditions

By clicking the “I Accept” button below, you indicate your acceptance of the following legal terms as well as our Terms of Use:

  • Ownership Rights: NinjaOne owns and will continue to own all right, title, and interest in and to the script (including the copyright). NinjaOne is giving you a limited license to use the script in accordance with these legal terms.
  • Use Limitation: You may only use the script for your legitimate personal or internal business purposes, and you may not share the script with another party.
  • Republication Prohibition: Under no circumstances are you permitted to re-publish the script in any script library belonging to or under the control of any other software provider.
  • Warranty Disclaimer: The script is provided “as is” and “as available”, without warranty of any kind. NinjaOne makes no promise or guarantee that the script will be free from defects or that it will meet your specific needs or expectations.
  • Assumption of Risk: Your use of the script is at your own risk. You acknowledge that there are certain inherent risks in using the script, and you understand and assume each of those risks.
  • Waiver and Release: You will not hold NinjaOne responsible for any adverse or unintended consequences resulting from your use of the script, and you waive any legal or equitable rights or remedies you may have against NinjaOne relating to your use of the script.
  • EULA: If you are a NinjaOne customer, your use of the script is subject to the End User License Agreement applicable to you (EULA).