Jason Howells

Jason Howells is the EMEA Sales Director for Barracuda MSP. Email Jason at: jason.howells@barracudamsp.com.
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Things that go BUMP in your inbox

Posted by Jason Howells on Nov 30, 2018 12:37:39 PM

It’s been a whopping 30 years since the first Computer Security Day was celebrated on 30th November 1988. Back then, it’s fair to say the cyber security landscape was a little bit different to what it has become now. Cyber monsters have been around for years, but the way they look and their methods of terror have changed over time.

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Topics: Cyber Security

Batten down the hatches this Bonfire Night

Posted by Jason Howells on Nov 5, 2018 5:02:32 PM

This year, as Bonfire Night loomed, I found my thoughts turning to gunpowder, treason, and plot. I began to imagine Mr. Fawkes for the modern age; him and his conspirators illuminated by computer screens in lieu of candlelight. Perhaps they’d be armed with keyboards instead of gunpowder. My imaginary Guy Fawkes of 2018 would certainly opt for a cyber-attack over a physical one.

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Topics: IT Security

What coffee and email security have in common

Posted by Jason Howells on Oct 1, 2018 9:15:00 AM

In the morning, what's the first thought that crosses your mind? Maybe it is to check in on the kids (they have been way too quiet this morning). Perhaps you are wondering what day of the week it is (hopefully it's Saturday).  Maybe you've woken up still reeling from a recent email security attack on one of your customer accounts.  Or maybe, you're just ready for your first cup of coffee. 

Besides potentially being the first thing a service provider thinks of in the morning, what else do coffee and email security have in common? 

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Topics: Cyber Security

Opportunity Knocks: Answer the door to cloud-generation firewalls

Posted by Jason Howells on Mar 23, 2018 9:32:33 AM

We understand that keeping up with security requirements can prove stressful, especially with increasingly sophisticated attackers breathing down your neck (and your customers’).

However, according to a report by The 2112 Group on behalf of Barracuda MSP, entitled The State of European Managed Services, many of you are still just offering a basic level of security services. With the rise of ransomware and new data legislation right around the corner, there has never been a better time for you to offer a more robust security solution for your customers.

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Topics: Cyber Security

Case Study: MSP-friendly pricing for BDR and security wins over UK firm

Posted by Jason Howells on Jun 28, 2017 11:05:11 AM

Did you know that Intronis MSP Solutions by Barracuda offers predictable monthly pricing for BDR and security so managed service providers can simplify their pricing strategy and account management? No more playing guessing games with your budget or wrestling with uncertainty over varying costs each month.

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Topics: Intronis ECHOplatform

You, your customers, and GDPR

Posted by Jason Howells on Jun 8, 2017 9:30:00 AM

With less than 12 months to go until GDPR is enforceable, it is time to start looking at your customers, which services they subscribe to, and where you can help plug the gaps.

Begin speaking with your direct contacts within the business by asking whether GDPR has been discussed at a senior level and if so, has a Data Protection Officer been appointed, as it may well be your contact.

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Topics: Compliance

The countdown to GDPR begins… 12 months to go

Posted by Jason Howells on May 25, 2017 10:02:14 AM

No doubt you’ve heard the term ‘GDPR’ by now and however much you currently know about it, it is going to have an impact on your business and your customers’ businesses. In May next year, GDPR becomes enforceable.  So, as the 12 month countdown begins, we thought we’d give you the key facts and figures, with a short series of blogs.  

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Topics: Compliance

3 Reasons Intronis is excited about MSPs in the UK

Posted by Jason Howells on Apr 21, 2016 11:47:07 AM

Earlier this week we announced that Intronis MSP Solutions by Barracuda is launching in EMEA, and as EMEA Sales Director for Intronis MSP Solutions by Barracuda, I’m obviously very excited about it. But it’s more than that…..

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Topics: Announcements

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