Blog Posts - ID Agent

Why You Should Add Dark Web Monitoring to Your Service Offering

February 19th, 2018

by Dana Liedholm  A large-scale data breach has the power to cripple any organization, including your customers’ companies. Unfortunately, these data breaches usually start with compromised credentials sold to the highest bidder on the dark web. Right now, all that stands in the way of your customers and a massive, costly breach is a few

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A Love Letter to the Channel

February 13th, 2018

by Matthew Solomon  8 months ago, I had never heard the terms MSP, MRR, or even Managed Service Provider… and now I can’t image my life outside of this space. This is my story and love letter to the MSP space and the people who make up the community, and the channel we are committed

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I Now Have Everything I Need to Exploit You.

November 30th, 2017

MSPs should read this, then enroll themselves and every customer in SpotLight ID NOW by Kevin Lancaster  Chances are, you’ve come across cleverly-crafted ads on sites like, Facebook, Yahoo and others that say something like, “Use this site to find out anything… about anyone.” If you are like most good citizens, you probably passed up on

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Pa$$w0rds, the Dark Web, and a job I love.

November 20th, 2017

by Dana Liedholm  Coming up with a strong password gives me a headache. About 3 years ago, I came up with the most (in my mind) brilliant password EV3R. You see, I used an 8 in the first part of the password to make the word Gr8 – great. Great! I could remember that, because

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Identity Theft’s Reality

November 15th, 2017

ID Agent is excited to offer this guest blog post from Megan Wells. Megan is a data journalist and content strategist at InvestmentZen who has written content on how data theft impacts Americans, technological interventions for personal and commercial finance and content for IBM and NASDAQ. With her examination of costs and the impact of

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Infographic: Identity Theft’s Reality

November 15th, 2017


Protecting Employee Personal Data Fundamental to Corporate Security

October 17th, 2017

by Matt Solomon   If the keys to your house were sitting visibly outside for someone to take, would you just leave them in hopes that no one breaks in? Not likely. Similarly, the keys to the front door of most organizations are sitting on the Dark Web at the ready for use and exploit

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Equifax’s Giant Security Breach – Inside Job?

September 8th, 2017

By Kevin Lancaster, CEO Equifax’s giant cybersecurity breach announced yesterday – one of the worst ever – compromised the personal information of almost half the U.S. – potentially 143 million Americans. Residents in the U.K. and Canada were also affected. Based on Equifax’s investigation, the unauthorized access occurred from mid-May through July 2017. This breach

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NotPetya – a Threat to Supply Chains

August 3rd, 2017

Ukraine is a nation under digital siege. Over the past few months, it has suffered through four widespread infrastructure attacks, with the Russian government being suspected as the driving force behind the attacks — although to date, there’s no clear evidence of this. The most recent attack, “NotPetya,” occurred on June 27 th, and was initially

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ID Agent Recognized in the 2017 Emerging Vendors List by CRN

July 24th, 2017

ID Agent has been named on the 2017 Emerging Vendors list cultivated by CRN. Because this online magazine is dedicated to all things focused on the IT channel, suppliers and technology integrators, it is an honor to make this list. It identifies a group of businesses that provide the best IT and support elements for

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