Opaq Joins Palo Alto Networks MSSP Partner Program
Opaq Networks allows MSSPs to deliver Palo Alto Networks security solutions as a cloud service. Call it network security as a service.
Cybersecurity Mergers, Acquisitions: 18 Deals Worth $1.8 Billion in July 2018
Cybersecurity mergers & acquisitions (M&A) totaled $1.8 billion in July 2018, and notable deals during the period involved AlienVault, Centrify & Prevoty.
MSSPs and Threat Detection Security Services: Case Study
Sword & Shield, a Top 100 MSSP and AlienVault partner, describes threat detection security services, and cloud security monitoring across Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft Azure.
Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP) News: 17 August 2018
Today’s MSSP & cybersecurity news involves Apple network breach; cyber insurance adoption rates; eMazzanti LifeLock bug learnings; Gartner IT security spending forecast; Opaq and Palo Alto Networks partner; SOC as a Service & US election security.
Study: Firewalls Still Relevant as Network Security Landscape Expands, Evolves
Firewalls are still a critical part of an organization’s overall security architecture yet security pros managing the technology are plagued by complex rules, policy compliance, audit readiness and manual processes, a FireMon study asserts.
Gamification of Cybersecurity Training: Living Security Scores $500,000 Funding
Cybersecurity awareness & training provider Living Security raises $500,000 in seed funding. Among the company’s tactics: The gamification of cyber education.
MSP Research: SMBs Spend $11 Billion on Managed Security Services
The global remotely managed security services market is projected to expand at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 14 percent between 2017 and 2021, according to industry analyst AMI-Partners. Plus, a U.S. MSP security market forecast and more.
Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP) News: 16 August 2018
Today’s MSSP and cybersecurity news involves Barkly pursuing MSPs; Cisco security revenue growth; Living Security funding for cyber training & education; Starboard activist investor targets Symantec; Thoma Bravo completes Centrify identity and access management acquisition; and Twistlock funded.
Microsoft Office 365 Phishing: Avanan Identifies SharePoint Attack
Cybercriminals use Microsoft SharePoint phishing attack called PhishPoint to harvest Office 365 end-user credentials, cloud security platform provider Avanan warns.