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How Avanan Delivers On The Promise of Protection

With the increase in the number of cyber threats impacting businesses today, there’s a rise in the number of solutions in the market purporting protection against such threats. When Manage Protect was scouring the market for a solution to address the growing ransomware, malware, business email compromise, phishing threats against small to medium business, we assessed vendors based on several measures including: Manage Protect’s core values, business framework, market and…

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Six Things You Can Do About Cybercrime

Cybercrime is a growing concern among Australians. During the 2020-2021 financial year, Australian organisations reported losses of more than $33 billion from cybercrime. More recently, the government announced a $9.9 billion investment into strengthening Australia’s intelligence and cyber capabilities in the 2022-23 Federal Budget. With the goal of helping make Australia the most secure place to connect online, the Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) leads the Australian Government’s efforts to…

Manage Protect is a Network Partner of the Australian Cyber Security Centre

Manage Protect is a Network Partner of the Australian Cyber Security Centre

Manage Protect is a proud Network Partner of the Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) in the fight against cybercrime. Manage Protect became an ACSC Network Partner in 2021. The focus is working towards minimising cyber risks and threats to business and individuals. Who is the ACSC? The ACSC leads the Australian Government’s efforts to improve cyber security. The centre exists to help make Australia the most secure place to connect…

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Reflections on Australia’s cyber threat landscape

Australia’s cyber threat landscape shows growth and sophistication in tactics. Australia’s complex cyber threat landscape continually evolved in 2020 and 2021 due to several key factors. These include the coronavirus pandemic, the growing opportunities available to malicious actors, the widespread activities of cybercriminals and Australia’s geostrategic environment. The Australian Cyber Security Centre’s (ACSC) Annual Cyber Threat Report 2020–21 reveals important insights to inform and guide business decisions in building defence…

Microsoft NCE Roadmap

Microsoft’s New Commerce Experience (NCE) to replace Cloud Solution Provider (CSP) Last updated 21 March 2022 The introduction of Microsoft’s New Commerce Experience (NCE) results in significant changes to your Cloud Solution Provider (CSP) reseller experience. We will continue to share details about the Microsoft NCE roadmap with you here. NCE WebinarManage Protect held a webinar on 1 February 2022 to provide further information and answer your questions about Microsoft’s…

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Your Microsoft New Commerce (NCE) Experience Questions Answered

Answers to your Microsoft NCE webinar questions Manage Protect recently held a webinar on Microsoft’s New Commerce Experience (NCE) aimed to guide partners in navigating the changes and understanding the options available to them. We received a number of questions we didn’t answer within the hour. We have compiled them all and provide answers to your Microsoft NCE questions here. Missed the NCE webinar? Watch it on-demand now. Topic: What…

Log4j exploit concerns

Hello, Many of you may will have read about the recent Log4j vulnerabilities discovered within Apache Log4j. Many Manage Protect services utilise Apache technology, however our technology vendors also maintain best practice patching and security maintenance of their infrastructure. As a precautionary and informative measure we are in the process of providing direct confirmation for each service for our partners’ peace of mind. MPmail – Protected Avanan – Protected Backup365…

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Top scam prevention tips

How individuals and businesses can protect themselves from scams. The volume and sophistication of scams are increasing year on year. With scammers tapping into new technologies, products, services, trends or events for creative new ways to con their victims for their money or personal details. As an individual, being alert and aware is the number one way to prevent scams, or at least, minimise the impacts of scams. In a…

Kaseya Supply Chain Attack

Kaseya Supply Chain Attack Kaseya VSA’s remote monitoring and management (RMM) software platform suffered a supply chain cyberattack that hit roughly 50 managed service providers (MSPs) on July 2, 2021. The REvil ransomware attack spread from the MSPs to between 800 and 1,500 businesses worldwide, Kaseya CEO Fred Voccola told Reuters on July 5, 2021. Researchers believe the REvil threat actors exploited a vulnerability in Kaseya’s VSA servers to bypass…