Asia Pacific

MSSP Alert’s regional coverage of managed security services providers, cybersecurity news and eventsĀ inĀ Asia Pacific including Australia, China, India, Japan, Korea and more.

North Korea Hackers Gain $400 Million in Cryptocurrency Scams

Lazarus and other alleged hacker groups expand their focus on cryptocurrency cyberattacks. Here are 5 steps MSSPs can take to mitigate Lazarus attacks.

Celcom Acquires MSSP, IT Service Provider Bridgenet Solutions

Mobile operator Celcom Axiata Berhad acquires Bridgenet Solutions, an IT solutions provider & MSSP that offers cybersecurity & networking solutions.

ITOCHU Invests $31.5M In MSSP, MDR Security Provider SilverSky

SilverSky, an MDR (managed detection & response) security provider, plans MSSP expansion from United States to all of Asia Pacific (APAC).

MSSP Trustwave Sells PCI Compliance Business

Trustwave, an MSSP owned by Singtel, sells PCI compliance business to Sysnet for $80 million. Some Trustwave security assets tuck into Singtel.

MSSP Sells Security Software Business Unit to ArchTIS

Cipherpoint (CPT), an MSSP, sells Microsoft SharePoint security software business to ArchTIS. CPT doubles down on managed security services.

BlueVoyant, Telstra Partner for MDR Endpoint Security Services

BlueVoyant & Telstra launch MDR (managed detection and response) endpoint cybersecurity services in Australia & New Zealand.

MSP Nexon Acquires Cybersecurity Consulting Company Equate Technologies

MSP buys cybersecurity business: Nexon Asia Pacific acquires Equate Technologies; gains application, network, IAM and threat response services.

China’s User Data Storage Regulation: Potential MSSP, MSP Compliance Implications

New China law restricts how data is gathered, stored and used. Is this like European Union GDPR deja vu for MSPs & MSSPs? Sort of. Here’s why.

China-linked Hackers Targeting Major Telcos, Cybereason Alleges

Ongoing cyber espionage campaign targeting major telecommunications carriers in Asia likely involves Chinese government, Cybereason research says.

Ernst & Young Acquires MSSP SecureWorx for Australia Cybersecurity Compliance

Ernst & Young acquires SecureWorx — an MSSP & cybersecurity consulting firm not to be confused with Dell’s managed XDR provider Secureworks.