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Cyber Attacks on Industry Climb, Gov’t Drop in Q2, Report Says

Organizations hit by cyber attacks keep many of those incidents private, a Positive Technology Q2 2020 Cyber Threatscape Report said.

Cerberus Cyber Sentinel Acquires Clear Skies Security

Cerberus Cyber Sentinel, a Top 250 MSSP, acquires Clear Skies Security for cybersecurity assessments and penetration testing services.

State Dept. Dangles $10 Million Award for Election Meddling Information

U.S. State Department offers $10 million reward for information that helps the agency finger anyone working with a foreign government to hack into a federal, state or local election.

eSentire Managed Detection and Response Growth Continues

Managed detection & response (MDR) cybersecurity service provider eSentire records its ninth consecutive quarter of growth & delivers 100% service availability in 1Q20.

Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP) News: 17 June 2020

Today’s MSSP news involves Bufferzone, Check Point, ColorToken, CyberArk, Ericom, Haven Cyber, IGEL, Microsoft Azure Sentinel SIEM, Nuvias Group, Open Raven, Panther Labs, Salt Security, Snowflake, Tenaya & more.

Advent International May Abandon Forescout Acquisition

Advent International abandons Forescout Technologies acquisition plan. Private equity firm & cybersecurity company explore revised terms. Will new agreement surface?

Ransomware Attacks Toll Group for Second Time in 2020

Nefilim ransomware attacks Toll Group’s technology network. Global logistics company has over 1,200 locations. Earlier attack involved Mailto ransomware.

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FireEye Layoffs 2020: Job Cuts Amid Managed Security Growth

Cybersecurity company FireEye lays off about 6 percent of its staff — though demand for managed security services continues to accelerate.

Insider Threat Costs: Key Cybersecurity Research Findings

​Insider threats​ cost organizations $11.5 million on average worldwide in 2020, up ​31 percent in the past two years, IBM and ​ObserveIT research finds.

Cloud Service Providers: Emerging As MSSPs?

Microsoft Azure Sentinel, a cloud-based SIEM platform, shows how cloud services providers (CSPs) are emerging as MSSPs, ESG explains.