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Managed Desktop Devices at Scale—SolarWinds TechPod 29

 What do IT managers and managed service providers (MSPs) have in common? They both manage a sea of desktop devices. Join the SolarWinds MSP™ Head Nerds while they discuss the challenges and successes of deploying, managing and securing the multitude…

Two Critical Security Tips to Kick Off National Cybersecurity Awareness Month

Brandon Shopp expands on his two tips for National Cybersecurity Awareness Month to help you provide the best security support you can to your users. On October 31, we’ll celebrate…

Patch Management Best Practices – Why Does Patching Hurt So Much?

Guys, you need to patch your stuff. In April, I had the opportunity to talk to IT pros at four different trade shows. That’s right, four in a month! I’ve…

The Story Patching Tells

In post #3 of this information security series, let’s cover one of the essential components in an organization’s defense strategy: their approach to patching systems. Everywhere an Attack When did…

Neglect These Cybersecurity Fundamentals at Your Peril

“Shiny object syndrome” exists within both the IT and cybersecurity fields. The press loves to focus on the sleekest new security toys or the latest threat-hunting technique. After all, red-team/blue-team…

Help Protect Your Company From a Data Breach

It’s likely no surprise to anyone that the amount of data collected, stored, and analyzed continues to grow exponentially across the globe. From a security perspective, it’s always important to…

Growing Beyond Your First Storage System

At some point, your first storage system will be “full.” I’m writing it as “full” because the system might not actually be 100% occupied with data at that exact point…

Balancing Stability and Agility

“The price of reliability is the pursuit of the utmost simplicity.” C.A.R. Hoare, Turing Award lecture.   Software and computers in general are inherently dynamic and not of a state…

SolarWinds Lab Episode 64: Keep Your Company Safe – The ARRR Pillars

In this episode, Head Geeks explain the ARRR Pillars (Availability, Reliability, Resiliency, and Recoverability) and how applying them in practice can help keep your company safe. We’ll cover patch reporting…

SolarWinds Lab Episode 62: Security Tools Deep Dive

In this episode, Head Geek Destiny Bertucci and Security Product Manager Jamie Hynds show you how to use Security Event Manager (formerly Log & Event Manager), Patch Manager, and Network…