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We are thrilled to announce that Silicon has won the MSP Cybersecurity Innovation award at the recent Kaseya MSP of the year awards. Covering the entire APAC region, Silicon was the only New Zealand based award winner from a pool of over 1,000 partners.
🔒 Exploring the Impact of Inadequate Security Training Practices! 🚨 Our latest blog article delves deep into the often-overlooked realm of security training, revealing the startling repercussions of subpar practices. For anyone that runs a team, we know most Kiwi’s...
In our latest blog post, we delve deep into the world of Security Operations Centre (SOC), unravelling its mysteries and showcasing its pivotal role in safeguarding businesses.
While implementing robust cybersecurity measures is essential, it’s equally important to consider a comprehensive cyber insurance policy as a crucial component of your risk management strategy.
Here at Silicon, we have been known as a Managed Service Provider (MSP) for many years, dating back to the early 2000s when we began to host client servers and provide outsourced IT solutions. In recent years, as the cybersecurity landscape evolves, the need for specialized security services has become evident.
Security ratings, also known as cybersecurity ratings or risk ratings, are objective assessments of an organization’s cybersecurity posture. These ratings provide an “outside-in,” external and unbiased view of a company’s security practices, analysing various factors to gauge its overall cybersecurity effectiveness.
The outside-in view of cyber risk, as offered by Security Scorecard, takes a radically different approach by analysing an organization’s security posture from an external perspective.
Exciting News! We are thrilled to announce that Silicon is now a proud partner of Security Scorecard, the global leader in cybersecurity ratings!
In today's rapidly evolving digital landscape, ensuring robust cybersecurity has become paramount for businesses in New Zealand. As cyber threats grow increasingly sophisticated, traditional security approaches no longer suffice. To address these challenges, Forrester...
In today's digital age, businesses rely heavily on cloud-based solutions like Microsoft 365 for their day-to-day operations. While Microsoft 365 provides a robust suite of productivity tools and data storage capabilities, many organizations overlook a critical aspect...
In this article, we will explore key considerations and steps to determine if your company is truly ready to face a cyber-attack head-on.
Co-managed IT services offer a valuable solution, combining the strengths of an internal IT team with the specialized knowledge and support of an external IT partner such as Silicon. In this article, we explore the benefits of co-managed IT services for your business.
When a system goes down, getting that system back up and running quickly is the goal of every managed service provider (MSP). All too often however, a backup will fail, causing the MSP to lose confidence in the backup and recovery process. Lack of consistency in...