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Mandiant Finalizes Security Company Name Change, Hires Channel Chief

Mandiant completes name change from FireEye; hires BeyondTrust, Proofpoint & SentinelOne veteran Dee Dee Acquista as Americas channel chief.

Three Insider Threat Lessons for 2021

These detection, deterrence & mitigation lessons can help to improve an organization’s security posture, according to Brian Soetaert of CYDERES.

Cyber Incident Disclosure Legislation May Impact MSSPs, MSPs and MDR Service Providers

Cyber Incident Reporting Act: Federal contractors (including MSSPs, MSPs & MDR service providers) must alert CISA within 24 hours of making ransom payment.

AttackIQ Launches Managed Security Validation Service

AttackIQ Vanguard managed service helps cybersecurity teams to uncover & remediate security control gaps.

Cyber Insurance Funding: Coalition Raises $205 Million

Cyber insurance & security company Coalition raises $205 million in a Series E funding round & boosts its total valuation to over $3.5 billion.

EDR vs NDR vs XDR vs MDR: What’s Next for Detection and Response?

The next step in managed security services likely involves Managed eXtended Detection & Response (MXDR). Optiv Security explains why.

Herjavec Group’s Majority Owner Raises $1.75B for More Acquisitions

Private equity firm Apax Partners, the majority owner of Herjavec Group (a Top 250 MSSP) preps new $1.75 billion fund for more acquisitions.

Data Analytics MSP Expands Into Secure Managed Services

Aunalytics, a data analytics MSP for midsize businesses, expands into managed security services provider (MSSP) sector.

SEC Seeks to Enforce Safeguards Rule Amid Email Cyberattacks

Multi-factor authentication (MFA) could have protected these financial services firms from email account takeovers, SEC investigation says.

Fake TeamViewer Ads, Malware Disable Windows Defender

A ZLoader campaign, promoted through fake TeamViewer ads placed on Google Adwords, implements malware that disables Microsoft Windows Defender, SentinelOne reports.