Blog Posts - ID Agent

The Week in Breach: 4/9 – 4/15

April 18th, 2018

By Kevin Lancaster Greetings from Fabulous Las Vegas! If you are at the Channel Partners Expo, stop by booth #3073 to say hi to the team! We hope you were able to check out our session yesterday: Massive Data Breaches: A Love Story?  If you are interested in getting the presentation, let us know and we’ll

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Zappos Lawsuit Drives Home Need for Ongoing Credential Monitoring

April 12th, 2018

Pay attention to this one! 6+ years later, Federal appeals court rules that data breach resulting in the theft of PII, even though the PII had not yet been used in any illegal activity, was harm enough to allow lawsuits to proceed against the company whose systems were compromised!    FROM THE NINTH CIRCUIT: RISK

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The Week in Breach: 4/2/18 – 4/8/18

April 10th, 2018

By Kevin Lancaster There is a storm brewing over at Facebook. I will reserve summary and comments for next week – after Zuckerberg testifies. I will say however, the simple fact is that you did not/do not need to be a data analytics firm to harvest data and profile millions (potentially billions) of Facebook users. More to

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The Week In Breach March 26th – April 1st

April 5th, 2018

By Kevin Lancaster   It was a very active week in breach. Aside from the volume of events, it’s important to note the diversity of industries impacted is impressive. Both traditional credential-based compromises and advanced persistent threats were equally damaging. Additional takeaways from this week include: Overall time to detect and respond is increasingly concerning. 

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ID Agent Is Experiencing Major Growth

March 27th, 2018

by Dana Liedholm ID Agent started small — a handful of Partners, a few team members, and a solution we really believed in. Since then, a few things have changed. We have a larger team now, and a lot more Partners. But, we still provide credential monitoring solutions that are helping MSPs all over the world

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Dark Web ID’s New API and Integration Benefits

March 6th, 2018

by Matthew Walnock  When you’re working hard to identify and address your customers’ security compromises, you probably wish there was a way to do so faster, easier, and more accurately. With ID Agent’s new API (application programming interface) for its Dark Web ID™ solution, this wish becomes a reality. Explore this article for MSPs on how

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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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