MSP Dispatch (Audio)
MSP Dispatch (Audio)
State of the MSP Channel, New Ransomware Takeover, Microsoft's AI Chips | MSP Dispatch 11/17/2023

MSP Dispatch is your source for news, community events, and commentary in the MSP channel.  

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On this episode of MSP Dispatch we cover key insights from the Canalys State of the Channel Report for managed service providers, how ‘Hunters International’ cyber attackers are taking over Hive Ransomware, and Microsoft’s developing new AI silicon to power its chatty assistants.

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Community Events:

  • 11/17 @ 12:00 pm ET | Channel Engage: Cybersecurity
  • 11/21 @ 2:00 pm ET | Cyber-Wise Employees: How to Stay Safe Online Presented by Phin Security
  • 11/21 @ 1:00 pm ET | Augmentt & Scalepad – Integration Explained

MSP Media Network Events:

  • 11/17 @ 11:00 am ET | MSP Community Live Ep. 19
  • 11/20 @ 10:00 am ET | AI Roundup Ep. 40
  • 11/21 @ 7:30 pm ET | Wins and Losses Ep. 13

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0:00 What’s in Today’s MSPD?

0:50 Intro

1:38 Canalys: State of the Channel, MSP Markets

6:53 ‘Hunters International’ Cyberattackers Take Over Hive Ransomware

11:38 Microsoft’s New AI Silicon Will Power Its Chatty Assistants

Notable Mentions:

16:51 Microsoft November 2023 Patch Tuesday Fixes 5 zero-days, 58 Flaws

17:52 The FCC Can Now Punish Telecom Providers for Charging Customers More for Less

18:44 SonicWall Acquires Managed Detection and Response Services Tailor-Made for MSPs/MSSPs

19:32 LockBit Ransomware Leaks Gigabytes of Boeing Data

20:15 AI Roundup

21:57 Feedback

22:27 Community Events

23:22 Sign-off

25:47 Outtakes