Americas

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.

CISA Issues Cybersecurity Mandate to Federal Civilian Agencies

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CISA also urges private businesses and state, local, tribal and territorial governments to review and implement its cybersecurity directive.

Dell Eyes Speeding Up Zero Trust Adoption With New Dedicated Facility

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Dell’s Zero Trust Center of Excellence to open in Spring 2023 at DreamPort, the U.S. Cyber Command’s cybersecurity innovation facility.

NetWitness Brings Managed Detection and Response (MDR) Service to Market

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NetWitness’ new MDR service combines technology, planning, training and managed detection into a single, complete offering.

Optiv Appoints Cyber Vet John Trauth to Lead Federal Business Organization

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Top 250 MSSP Optiv appoints cybersecurity veteran John Trauth as general manager of Optiv Federal.

Extended Internet of Things (xIoT) Provider Phosphorus Cybersecurity Partners with EverSec Group to Bolster U.S. Market Presence

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Phosphorus and EverSec to deliver a new generation of XIoT solutions to meet demand for XIoT attack surface management and remediation.

Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) Issues Three-Year Strategic Plan to Direct U.S. Cyber Defense

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CISA to focus on how to reduce risk, build cyber resilience and ensure the agency can execute its strategic plan as “One CISA.”

U.S. Army Cyber Defense Presses Iron Bow, AttackIQ Into Action

The U.S. Army will deploy AttackIQ’s Security Optimization Platform to improve defense capabilities in support of warfighters around the globe.

MSSP Acquisition: Cerberus Cyber Sentinel Buys Cuatroi

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Cerberus Cyber Sentinel, a managed compliance services provider, purchases Latin America MSSP Cuatroi, extends global cybersecurity reach.

Sealing Technologies Strikes $168.5 Million Cyber Defense Contract with the U.S. Marine Corps

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SealingTech is providing the USMC with a defensive cyber operating platform in preparation for a Joint Cyber Warfighting Architecture.

Small Business Association (SBA) Awards $3 Million to 3 States to Develop Cybersecurity Infrastructure

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The SBA’s Cybersecurity for Small Businesses pilot program will help nascent businesses build out their cyber defenses from inception.