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Stay in the Loop on Cybersecurity News & Analysis Inside the Ink


Here’s what’s you may have missed this week in our blog as we explored new cybersecurity news and our expert analysis of what today’s threats will mean tomorrow.

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COVID-19 Changed the Dark Web Too. See the State of the Dark Web in 2020

Everything has changed because of the novel coronavirus pandemic – even the Dark Web. In the post-pandemic world, Dark Web activity has skyrocketed and the seismic changes in several categories could spell trouble for companies. Our new eBook gives you a snapshot of those changes and how they could impact your security.

See who is using the Dark Web (more people than you think!), find out about the movers and shakers in the Dark Web economy, and gain insight that can help you improve your data loss prevention strategy!

Read “The State of the Dark Web 2020” for the inside scoop!


MSPs: Are You Ready to Grow?

We recently explored the ways that MSPs can position themselves to not just survive but thrive in any economy. PIVOT2GROW, presented by ID Agent and Marketopia, featured more than a dozen Channel experts sharing their secrets to success, with actionable steps that you can take now to cultivate your future success.cDon’t retrench and wait for conditions to improve, pivot to grow now!

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  • Password recycling is a common problem, especially for passwords that users have to enter frequently
  • 31% of breaches in a recent survey were caused by password sharing
  • 42% of breaches are caused by password compromise
  • Administrator passwords and privileged user credentials allow cybercriminals to cause havoc

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