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MSSP Alert’s news coverage of cybersecurity, malware, ransomware, managed security services providers (MSSPs), distributed denial of service attacks (DDoS) & more.

Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP) News: 26 March 2019

Today’s MSSP & cybersecurity news involves Carbon Black; ConnectWise Identify security assessment tool; Continuum; CyberX; NSO Group Pegasus; SonicWall & more.

Small Businesses, Managed Security and MSPs: Research Findings

Are small & midsize businesses (SMBs) willing to change MSPs (managed IT services providers) & pay a premium for cybersecurity? Continuum & Vanson Bourne reseach suggests this…

Password Management Tools: Hidden Cybersecurity Risks?

Do password management tools like 1Password, Dashlane, LastPass & KeePass have hidden cybersecurity risks? Independent Security Evaluators (ISE), Sophos & Passportal CEO Colin Knox offer perspective.

Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP) News: 25 March 2019

Today’s MSSP & cybersecurity news involves Alpine Security training; FEMA data leak; LockerGoga ransomware attacks Hexion, Momentive & Norsk Hydro; Tesla hacker rewards & more.

Red Canary Report: PowerShell Most Prevalent MITRE ATT&CK Technique

PowerShell was the top-ranked MITRE ATT&CK technique used by hackers over the past five years, a study of cyber threats conducted by MSSP Red Canary shows.

Jask Names Kyle Derr as Chief Architect Amid Autonomous SOC, SIEM Push

Autonomous security operations center (ASOC) & security information & event management (SIEM) platform provider Jask appoints Kyle Derr as its chief architect.

Norsk Hydro LockerGoga Ransomware Attack: Business Recovery Update

Norsk Hydro explains the LockerGoga ransomware attack, business recovery efforts, and the status of various systems.

Nexusguard DDoS Threat Report 2018 Q4: Key Takeaways

Distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks are on the decline in terms of average & maximum attack size, a report from cloud security firm Nexusguard shows.

WatchGuard Report: Zero-Day Malware, Network Attacks Increase in 4Q18

Zero-day malware & network attacks increased during the fourth quarter of 2018, according to an Internet security report from network security firm WatchGuard.

Study: $5.2T At Risk from Cyber Crime Worldwide Thru 2023

More than $5 trillion in total economic value worldwide is at risk from cyber crime over the next five years, according Accenture and Ponemon’s 9th Annual “The Cost of Cybercrime” study.