Once an individual or organization makes the decision to use a cloud service provider, the question of how to keep your data safe may come to mind. After all, when files containing sensitive information are being loaded to the internet, it’s important to make sure this content is only accessed by authorized users. With that in mind, below are several cloud security best practices that should be considered to keep your data protected.
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In today’s world of ever-evolving information technology, most people are familiar with “The Cloud.” They know that in essence, it’s a way for data such as images, audio files, etc… to be stored online with a provider that manages and stores it on their servers. With your unique login credentials, you can access this storage, download it, delete it, modify it, etc… What most people don’t think about is if their data is secure. For that matter, what is cloud security? We’re breaking it all down below.
Plesk and Patchman have a longstanding partnership aimed at enabling hosting service providers (HSPs) to automatically detect and patch cybersecurity vulnerabilities at the server level. Now the team is taking that collaboration one step further with the release of the Patchman Extension, an integration which gives HSPs access to Patchman’s most powerful security solution—COVERAGE + CLEAN—right on the Plesk control panel.
Businesses that are looking to add revenue streams to boost their bottom line may at some point come across channel partnerships and wonder if they would be a good source of income. But, what is channel partner marketing, and what is the ideal channel partner marketing strategy to achieve the best results? We’re covering the answers to both of these questions below.
Cyberattacks are on the rise, and they show no signs of slowing down. Recent projections from Cybersecurity Ventures indicates that global cybercrime costs could reach up to $6 trillion in 2021,The consequences of cyberattacks can be devastating to businesses, and may include financial damage, regulatory fines, disruption of business operations, and a tainted reputation. Hosting service providers (HSPs) have even more at stake because many people blame their HSP when their site gets hacked. In one survey, nearly 40% of respondents indicated that their opinion of their hosting provider changed after a data breach, and 10% were thinking about leaving their providers. This is why it’s crucial for HSPs to provide their customers with first-rate cybersecurity solutions.
When you’re new to channel marketing, deciphering the different types of channel partners can be challenging. But if you’re planning to pursue channel partnerships, it’s crucial to understand each type to determine which one is best for your business. Here’s what you need to know about the different types of channel partners.
SiteLock’s Patchman – a program that is known for patching application vulnerabilities – also helps website hosts to stop abuse before it becomes a problem, saving hosting providers an immense amount of time drain that usually comes with scanning for and removing threats. Now, with Patchman’s latest update, we’ve expanded our efforts to include advanced multi-file application control and detection. What does this mean, and how will it impact our current and future clients and partners?
Scaling your revenue isn’t the easiest thing to do when your time and resources are limited. While hiring more sales representatives is an option, you might not have the resources to expand your sales team right now. Fortunately, there are other ways companies can increase their revenue, and one popular option is a channel partnership. To learn more about what is a channel partner and how can they help your business read on.
The importance of cybersecurity has increased significantly over recent years and hosting providers are not immune to the burdens and impacts cybercrime present. In fact, hosting providers suffer daily from the consequences of security vulnerabilities found in commonly used CMS’s such as WordPress, Drupal, and Joomla. Many end-users do not have the time, resources, or inclination to properly maintain their code or applications, which can ultimately lead to vulnerabilities.
If you ask hosting service providers (HSPs) about their business goals, developing a strong growth strategy is often mentioned as a top priority. To meet goal, many HSPs strive to find a balance between short-term activities to generate more revenue, customers, and improved churn rates and longer-term activities to achieve sustained and meaningful development. Cybersecurity is an area of rapid growth that isn’t going away anytime soon, and investing in cybersecurity can help HSPs meet their short-term and long-term growth strategy goals. That said, it can be challenging to know which approach to cybersecurity you should take. Should you buy a cybersecurity company, build cybersecurity solutions yourself, or partner with a cybersecurity provider? Here are some factors hosting providers should consider to uncover the best approach for them.