Expect 2021 to Be Fraught with Cybersecurity Threats

Ransomware, insider threats, VPNs, weak APIs. Here's what MSPs/MSSPs need to know for 2021.

Kelly Teal, Contributing Editor

December 31, 2020

12 Slides

If managed service providers and managed security service providers thought 2020 was busy, just wait. In 2021, cybersecurity threats will only ramp up.

The catalyst? COVID-19, of course. The shift toward remote work this past year will continue, and hackers are loving the increased risk for organizations. The onus falls on MSPs and MSSPs to try to prevent problems in the first place, and mitigate them if they do blow up. But what are some of the biggest cybersecurity threats lying in wait?

Scroll through the slideshow above. We’ve compiled a comprehensive take on several of the most imperative 2021 cybersecurity threats partners need to know about — and added some actionable insight along the way.

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About the Author(s)

Kelly Teal

Contributing Editor, Channel Futures

Kelly Teal has more than 20 years’ experience as a journalist, editor and analyst, with longtime expertise in the indirect channel. She worked on the Channel Partners magazine staff for 11 years. Kelly now is principal of Kreativ Energy LLC.

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