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MSSP Alert’s coverage of cybersecurity news and events across regions (Americas, EMEA, Asia Pacific) and target markets (small, SMB, midmarket, enterprise).

Inside the Stanford University Data Breach: Part One

Stanford University’s cybersecurity vulnerabilities reveal the challenges higher education faces in dealing with data sprawl. Patterson Belknap explains.

Physicians Increasingly Worried About Hackers, Turning to MSSPs

An overwhelming 83 percent of physicians have experienced some form of cyber attack, such as phishing & malware, according to an Accenture-AMA study.

BlackRidge Cyber Defense, MAD Launching Managed Security Service

Cyber defense solution company BlackRidge Technology & managed security services provider (MSSP) MAD Security announce plans to deliver a managed solution.

North Carolina County Stops New Cyberattacks After Refusal to Pay Ransomware

North Carolina’s Mecklenburg County suffers a second cyberattack & issues cybersecurity warning to employees after it initially refused to pay ransomware.

Cybersecurity Tips: How to Prepare for DFARS Compliance Deadline

Government contractors prepare for end-of-year U.S. Department of Defense deadline for Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) deadline.

Germany Alleges Chinese Cyber Spies Target MSPs, IT Service Providers

Report: Germany’s domestic intelligence agency alleges China uses MSPs, IT service providers & misleading LinkedIn accounts to engage officials as sources.

MSSP Trustwave Introduces GDPR Compliance Services for Businesses

Managed security services provider (MSSP) Trustwave intros European Union (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) compliance services for businesses.

North Carolina’s Mecklenburg County Refuses to Pay Ransomware

North Carolina’s Mecklenburg County refuses to pay $23,000 in ransomware, and will instead restore government systems using backup data, the county says.

GDPR Deadline Is Coming: 4 Big Steps to Prepare

On May 25th, 2018, the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) (Regulation (EU) 2016/679) goes into effect. Here’s how to prepare.

Coalition Introduces Cyber Insurance Products, Coverage Up to $10M

Coalition launches cyber insurance products backed by commercial insurer Swiss Re & specialty insurance underwriter Argo Group.