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Cybersecurity Markets

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

MSSP Tech Mahindra Partners with LookingGlass, Launches India SOC

Indian managed security services provider (MSSP) Tech Mahindra partners with LookingGlass Cyber Solutions & launches a security operations center (SOC).

BAE Systems, Dell EMC Partner for Secure US Government Cloud Solution

Managed security services provider (MSSP) BAE Systems & Dell EMC announce federated secure cloud hybrid cloud solution for U.S. government agencies.

Trump Sends Congress Cybersecurity Report, Another Top Official Exits Team

President Trump on Thursday finally sent Congress a classified report detailing U.S. policy for defending the country against foreign nation state hackers.

Carbon Black Names Former FireEye Executive Jon Kane as EMEA Channel Director

Next-generation endpoint security solutions provider Carbon Black appoints former FireEye executive Jon Kane to manage its channel strategy across EMEA.

Hackers Attack Cisco Switches in Hit on Iranian, Russian Data Centers

Somebody hacked into data centers in Iran and Russia late last week by exploiting a vulnerable software tool for Cisco Systems’ networking gear. A patch for the known vulnerability has been widely available, though apparently not applied in this case.

White House OMB Proposes ICAM Guidelines for Federal Agencies

The White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) offers identity, credential & access management (ICAM) cybersecurity guidelines for federal agencies.

Financial Stability Board to Develop International Cybersecurity Lexicon

The Financial Stability Board (“FSB”) is developing a common vocabulary of cybersecurity terms for the world’s top 20 economic powers, known as the G-20.

Kaspersky: How Hackers Target Industrial Networks, Energy, ICS Integration Companies

A closer look at cyberattacks targeting energy organizations, engineering and ICS integration businesses, according to Kaspersky Lab research.

Hackers Hit Four U.S. Natural Gas Pipeline Operators Via 3rd-Party Provider

Hackers hit a third-party communications system used by at least four U.S. natural gas pipeline companies.

MSSP ITC Secure Acquires Cybersecurity Consultancy SBD Advisors

British managed security services provider (MSSP) & network security consultancy ITC Secure acquires SBD Advisors, a U.S. cybersecurity advisory firm.