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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).

Senate Passes IoT Security Legislation to Protect Feds’ Device Procurement

U.S. Senate approves Internet of Things (IoT) Cybersecurity Improvement Act of 2020. What President Trump’s potential signature means for IoT security.

Trump Fires Cybersecurity Chief, CISA Director Christopher Krebs

President Trump fires Christopher Krebs, who led the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) cyber wing. Proponents say Krebs & DHS delivered a secure U.S. presidential election.

Guardforce MSSP Security Services Leverage Robots, Pentesting

Guardforce expands physical & managed IT security services in Asia. Promotes robot security capabilities plus Handshake Networking penetration testing partnership.

DDoS Attacks vs Financial Industry: SEC Chairman Warning

Distributed denial of service (DDoS) cyberattacks pose big threat to U.S. stock exchange & financial services, SEC Chairman Jay Clayton warns.

Ernst & Young Acquires Cloud Identity Management Company IDMSense

EY Canada, part of Ernst & Young, acquires IDMSense, a CyberArk, Microsoft, SalePoint & Okta partner for privileged access management (PAM) & cloud-based identity management MSP.

Tyler Technologies Ransomware Attack: $1.5M In Lost Revenue

A ransomware attack vs. Tyler Technologies ($TYL) caused the government software & IT services provider to lose $1.5 million in services revenue, Tyler discloses.

MSSP CyberMaxx Embeds Analytics into Managed Security Services

CyberMaxx, a Top 250 MSSP, integrates Logi Analytics into its MAXX Data Defense Systems managed security service offerings.

US Election Cybersecurity: CISA Virtual War Room Counters Attacks, Report Says

The Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) CISA wing builds election day virtual war room to alert state and local voting officials of cyber intrusion attempts by foreign adversaries, report says.

Facial Recognition Technology Banned in Portland, Oregon

In 2021, private entities will be banned from using face recognition technologies in places of public accommodation within Portland, Oregon.

Report: Hackers Steal $2.3 Million from Wisconsin GOP’s Trump Re-Election Campaign

Hackers stole some $2.3 million from the Republican Party of Wisconsin’s campaign to re-elect President Trump, a report said.