Cybersecurity Markets

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

RansomEXX Ransomware Attacks Italian COVID-19 Vaccination Portal

RansomEXX ransomware attacks Italian health portal used to schedule COVID-19 vaccination appointments, rocking the country’s fight vs. the coronavirus.

Should Congress Ban U.S. Companies from Paying Ransomware Hackers?

Should Congress ban U.S. companies from paying ransomware hacker groups for decryption keys?

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.

President Biden Signs Cybersecurity for Critical Infrastructure Memorandum

President Biden memorandum demands U.S. critical infrastructure companies strengthen their cybersecurity. Potential MSSP & MDR service provider implications explained.

ASGN Acquires Government Cybersecurity Solutions Provider IndraSoft

ASGN acquires IndraSoft, a government cybersecurity company that has offers threat intelligence and cyber operations expertise.

Eight Telecom Cybersecurity Bills Move Forward

The House Energy & Commerce Committee passes multiple cybersecurity bills to help defend small telecom providers from cyberattacks.

Can Critical Infrastructure Companies Prevent Ransomware Attacks?

U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Transportation Security Administration (TSA) issues critical infrastructure directive to pipeline operators. MSSP implications explained.

China-Linked APT31 Exploiting Home Routers In French Hacking Operation

APT31 (aka Zirconium) cyberattacks target French organizations, France’s national cybersecurity agency warns. APT31 previously implicated in Microsoft Exchange Server attacks.

CISA, White House Leaders Seek Cyber Incident Disclosure Policies

CISA Director Jen Easterly & White House National Cyber Director Chris Inglis support cyber incident disclosure policies. Will MSSP contracts need to evolve?

House Passes Five Cybersecurity Bills; Legislation May Influence MSSP Strategies

The House passed five bipartisan bills focused on U.S. cybersecurity. Here are the potential MSSP, MSP & MDR service provider implications.