Rethinking Remote Monitoring and Management (RMM)
July 6, 2021
The RMM platforms used by MSPs today are not up to the task of meeting modern cybersecurity challenges. MSP tooling and practices must evolve to keep pace with the threats...
21 Questions to Vet your MSP’s Cybersecurity Posture
November 20, 2020
How secure is your cybersecurity vendor? Because most MSPs hold privileged access to their customers' environments, these questions are a good place to start to gain assurance in your MSP's...
Should DHS Contractors Worry About CMMC?
November 7, 2020
As CMMC continues to show up outside of DoD contracts, many have theorized that it could become a standard across the federal government. We sat down with Bob Kolasky, Assistant...
Helping Security Vendors Understand CMMC: “Use a net, not a harpoon.”
September 29, 2020
Many cybersecurity companies that sell hardware or software solutions that can help an organization achieve DFARS or CMMC compliance struggle to understand the nuanced requirements of those frameworks. As a...
The Golden Age of Modern Piracy
September 17, 2020
In celebration of International Talk Like a Pirate Day, Kyle Milaschewski draws a parallel between the Golden Age of Piracy and the current state of cybersecurity. Weaving in historical accounts...
Your Road to CMMC: Putting the Right MSP Partner Behind the Wheel
May 27, 2020
Five questions to vet your Managed Service Provider's readiness for CMMC.
Everyone Plays a Part in the Creative Economy
August 16, 2019
Steel Root Co-founder Ryan Heidorn was interviewed by Creative North Shore for an article about local businesses and their part in the local creative economy.
Best Defense for a DFARS Audit? Pick the Right Partner.
August 5, 2019
Ryan Heidorn describes five qualities to look for in a service provider to help achieve DFARS compliance.
Why the Real Estate Industry Is a Prime Target for Hackers
July 2, 2019
Ryan Heidorn of Steel Root and EJ Whaley of email security company GreatHorn break down the anatomy of the wire fraud scams plaguing the real estate industry.
Real Estate: Fighting Wire Fraud and Improving IT
October 24, 2018
Learn how one of Boston’s top luxury real estate firms took steps to protect its business, agents, and clients against scams and onsite technology downtime.
Steel Root Summer Cruise
September 22, 2018
Photo recap of the Steel Root 2018 Summer Cruise! We had a blast and look forward to seeing everyone next year.
Is Blocking European Visitors to Your Website a Valid GDPR Strategy?
May 6, 2018
We got caught up in a viral Twitter debate about whether U.S. businesses could comply with GDPR by blocking European visitors from their website.
Steel Root Logo Races in NASCAR
March 23, 2018
Steel Root's logo raced on the No. 2 Dollar Shave Club Chevrolet Camaro, driven by Matt Tifft for Richard Childress Racing in the NASCAR XFINITY Series at ISM Raceway in...