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5 Key Takeaways from IT Nation Secure 2024

Overview: Highlights from IT Nation Secure

Held in Orlando, Florida, from June 3 to 5, 2024, IT Nation Secure proved to be a premier event focused on cybersecurity. Attendees experienced three impactful days filled with speakers, sessions, and peer networking opportunities. The event catered to all levels of cybersecurity maturity, offering tracks that helped attendees unlock the secrets to building a profitable cybersecurity practice, transform their cybersecurity business with cutting-edge strategies, and elevate their expertise with masterful best practices.

Why Attend?

  • Actionable Insights: Attendees gained insights from leading MSP cybersecurity industry experts, making 2024 a transformative year for their businesses.
  • Proven Methods: Participants learned frameworks to grow and strengthen their cybersecurity businesses.
  • Tech Stack Building: Connections were made with over 60 exhibitors offering the latest in cybersecurity services and technology.
  • Networking Opportunities: Attendees reconnected with old friends and made new ones while meeting members of the ConnectWise team for expert guidance.

#1: Day One Highlights – IT Nation Grow

The first day featured IT Nation Grow, a well-attended event packed with valuable information. This intensive one-day boot camp demystified business transition for MSPs, covering every aspect, including financial, legal, operational, emotional preparedness, and security. Whether attendees were curious about or ready to dive into the processes from either side of the deal, this workshop had something for everyone.

More information on IT Nation Grow

#2: IT Nation Gives – Dog Treat Making

On June 3, from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM ET, IT Nation Gives hosted a dog treat-making session in the Sun Lobby. This interactive, hands-on session required no prior experience and supported K9s For Warriors. Participants mixed and assembled dog treats, with all proceeds going towards pairing struggling Warriors with shelter dogs trained to assist veterans with PTSD, traumatic brain injury, or military sexual trauma. The goal was to raise $50,000 for this worthy cause.

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#3: Keynote Highlights

The keynote address emphasized the mission “Wise together, rise together” to the 1,200 attendees. Notable announcements included:

  • Sidekick for Security: A new AI tool.
  • ConnectWise Security360: An integrated security solution.
  • MSP Security Score: A new metric for evaluating security performance.
  • MDR for Microsoft 365: Enhanced security features for Microsoft 365.
  • MDR Executive Report: Comprehensive reporting for Managed Detection and Response.

The keynote concluded with a call to “Stay safe, stay healthy and stay secure.”

#4: IT Nation Gives – Supporting K9s For Warriors

IT Nation Gives returned with its popular dog treat-making session. Attendees participated in mixing and assembling dog treats, with all proceeds supporting K9s For Warriors. This initiative paired struggling Warriors with shelter dogs trained to assist veterans with PTSD, traumatic brain injury, or military sexual trauma. The goal was to raise $50,000 for this noble cause. Veterans were also invited to join a special meetup to connect and share experiences with fellow service members.

Support K9s For Warriors

#5: Joey Pinz Podcast Coverage

The Joey Pinz Podcast recorded over 40 interviews with MSPs, vendors, and ConnectWise employees during the event. Stay tuned for more information and insightful conversations about the latest in the cybersecurity industry.

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IT Nation Secure 2024 provided a wealth of knowledge, networking opportunities, and industry insights. From intensive boot camps to impactful keynote speeches and engaging community activities, this event was a must-attend for anyone in the cybersecurity field. Mark your calendars for the next IT Nation Secure event and continue to stay informed and connected in this ever-evolving industry.

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