All posts written by Fred Voccola

Really Setting the Record Straight: Response to ConnectWise’s ‘Fake News’ Blog Post

On May 19, 2017, Arnie Bellini, the CEO of ConnectWise, published a blog on the ConnectWise website titled “Setting the Record Straight: ConnectWise & Kaseya.” That same day, he emailed me directly to say, “Come on Man!” from “one Italian CEO to another” and attached a threat letter from ConnectWise’s lawyers.

Let me set the record straight. Kaseya never said that ConnectWise was discontinuing its Automate (formerly LabTech) product line. Kaseya welcomes the competition and looks forward to facing off with ConnectWise in the marketplace by offering the BEST products available. We at Kaseya are very proud to offer the industry-leading MSP Platform, which is flexible, reliable, secure, scalable and open — everything that MSPs need to scale their operations and grow their businesses. Continue Reading…

Happy Birthday, PCI Council! Unfortunately, Compliance Is Not Enough

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To honor the Council’s 10th birthday―and just in time for a new retail holiday season― let’s look back on how retail security challenges have intensified over the past decade.

The PCI Council’s inaugural year coincided with one of the first highly public, holiday-season retail breaches when, in December 2006, retailer giant TJX acknowledged that they had been the victim of a major breach, stemming from an insecure wireless network that was easily attacked by Continue Reading…

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