MSSP Alert’s regional coverage of managed security services providers, cybersecurity news and events in the Americas and Canada — including the United States, Mexico, Central America, South America and more.

Sophos and Cowbell Form Cyber Insurance Pact

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Cowbell’s partnership with Sophos will expand access to cyber insurance to SMEs, plus provide flexible options based on the size of the company.”

Majority of SMBs Lack Dedicated Cyber Experts, Incident Response Plan

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Nearly half of small and mid-size businesses in North America lack a cyberattack response plan and struggled to recruit security staff.

TSA Taking “Emergency Action” to Protect Aviation Sector from Cyber Incidents

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TSA’s directive follows President Biden’s National Cybersecurity Strategy for how the federal government plans to deal with cyber threats.

Play Ball! CISA Holds “Tabletop Exercise” to Keep Major League Baseball Teams, Fans Cyber Safe

The CISA activity delivered a deeper dive into how MLB teams can keep fans, players and staff safe should a cyber incident occur.

Association for Uncrewed Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) Launches Drone Cybersecurity Program

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UVSI’s Green UAS program expands the number of commercial drones that have met the highest levels of cybersecurity requirements.

Florida, South Dakota Reject Millions in Federal Funding for Cybersecurity Issues

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The U.S. government has earmarked $1 billion for state, local and territorial governments to defend themselves against cyberattacks.

IronNet Signs $1.2 Million Deal to Protect the U.S. Navy from Cyberattacks

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IronNet inks a federal contract to provide cybersecurity services for the U.S. Naval Sea Systems Command, the Navy’s largest systems command.

Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP) Market News: 7 February 2023

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Today’s market news involves The Center for Internet Security, Identity Automation, ExtraHop, Binary Defense, Russia-Ukraine War, Lineaje, Booz Allen Hamilton, Intel 471 and the NATO Cooperative Cyber Defense Centre of Excellence.

Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP) Market News: 6 February 2023

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Today’s market news involves Zyxel Networks, Trellix, the SANS Institute, MKS Instruments, Italy’s National Cybersecurity Agency, ION Group, Gigamon, Cadien Cyber Response, and U.S. Cyber Ambassador Nate Fick.

T-Mobile Cyberattack Spurs Law Firm Investigation

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Attorneys at Seattle-based law firm Hagens Berman have launched an investigation into the recent cyberattack against T-Mobile.