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January 26, 2023

Breaking News: Microsoft Azure Outage Wipes Out Teams, 365, and Outlook – Caused by Network Issues

We spoke with Chip Gibbons, CISO at managed services firm Thrive, to discover mitigation plans post-outage. Here are the highlights: Planning is imperative for companies of all sizes – Many businesses can leverage a comprehensive…

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January 24, 2023

How To Track Your Cybersecurity Preparedness – What the Dev? Podcast

In this podcast episode, Multimedia Editor at SD Times Jakub Lewkowicz talks about how to track your business’s cybersecurity preparedness and where to get started with improvements. His guest is Dave Sampson, vice president of…

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January 12, 2023

The age old battle between social engineering and banking

Chip Gibbons, CISO at Thrive, sits down with Dave to talk about how to defend against social engineering attacks in banking. Dave starts us off this week with a story about Amazon opening up its selling…

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January 5, 2023

6 top IT trends experts believe we’ll see in 2023

Meanwhile, there have been concerns around a skills shortage in IT. Rusty King, CTO of the European division of managed services company Thrive, said this has made companies eager to retain their existing IT staff. King…

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January 3, 2023

2023 threat predictions: Beware ‘economic uncertainty’ for the cybersecurity community

End-users are the top cybersecurity threat in 2023, says Chip Gibbons, CISO at Thrive: Business Email Compromise (BEC) will continue to be a top attack method from cyberattackers and the easiest way into an organization.…

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January 3, 2023

2023 Cybersecurity predictions – Part 1

Making cybersecurity predictions is easy (“Cybercriminals will become more inventive”). Making actionable ones for IT security leaders is much harder.

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January 3, 2023

Ominous 2023 cybersecurity threats ensure an active landscape

“Business Email Compromise (BEC) will continue to be a top attack method from cyber attackers and the easiest way into an organization. With the increase in zero-day attacks, people are going to be looking at…

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December 16, 2022

How the cost of energy crisis trickles down to data centers as an end user

While data centers are not immune to rising costs, Rusty King, CTO of the European Division of Thrive, tells TechRadar Pro that they often provide greater energy efficiency, superior backup systems, and around-the-clock support, while sharing just…

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December 15, 2022

5 Top Data Management Predictions for 2023

Chip Gibbons, CISO at Thrive, cautions organizations to be more cognizant of where their data lives, no matter what industry they are in. Financial institutions, law firms, health care providers, and other companies that deal with…

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December 15, 2022

10 Top Cybersecurity Predictions for 2023

“MFA will be ubiquitous and nothing should be externally available without it,” said Chip Gibbons, CISO at Thrive, a provider of next-gen managed services.

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