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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.

Jask Autonomous SOC Unveils Special Ops Threat Hunting Service

Autonomous security operations center (SOC) platform provider Jask launches Special Ops service for threat hunting, alerting & reporting capabilities.

Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP) News: 18 May 2018

Today’s MSSP & cybersecurity updates involve Asigra backup for ransomware mitigation, Barracuda Networks WAF and acquisition plans, Breach Secure Now, Google Project Shield DDoS attack prevention, and Transunion acquires iovation.

Ex-CIA Coder Suspected in WikiLeaks Hacking Tools Dump

A former U.S. Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) espionage code writer is a key suspect in the leak last year of a trove of the agency’s hacking tools used to spy on foreign nations.

Fortinet Threat Landscape Report: Cryptojacking Malware on the Rise

Cyberattacks are evolving & the prevalence of cryptomining malware is increasing, cyber threat research from network security solutions provider Fortinet shows.

ADT’s MDR Services Gain Cofense Phishing Detection and Response

ADT adds the Cofense phishing-specific automated incident response platform to its portfolio & bolsters its managed detection & response (MDR) services.

Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP) News: 17 May 2018

Today’s MSSP & cybersecurity news involves a CIO hacker tools breach; Cisco Systems security momentum; CloudFlare; Fortinet research; GDPR compliance; Mexico bank heists; Palo Alto Networks Ignite18 conference; and MSP pricing tips from TruMethods.

New DHS National Cybersecurity Framework Sets Goals, Milestones

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) introduces national cybersecurity framework covering vulnerabilities, resilience, bad actors, incident response and the cyber ecosystem.

Atlanta Ransomware Attack Delays City’s 2019 Budget Process

A March ransomware attack has delayed the City of Atlanta’s 2019 budget process & various computer systems are still affected by the cybersecurity incident.

Winquest Unveils White-Labeled Cybersecurity for MSPs

Winquest Cybersecurity Services unveils CyberWare, a set of white-labeled services to help managed service providers (MSPs) protect customers against cyber threats.

Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP) News: 16 May 2018

Today’s MSSP & cybersecurity updates involve the Atlanta ransomware attack delaying city budgeting; EY’s new IoT/OT Security Lab; Facebook security and privacy; RedLock research findings; Tripwire penetration testing tips; Winquest white label MSP services; and more.