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MSSP Alert’s news coverage of cybersecurity, malware, ransomware, managed security services providers (MSSPs), managed detection and response (MDR), security operations centers (SOCs), SIEM, SOAR and more. Contact Us: Send news and inquiries to MSSP Alert Editor Joe Panettieri, Joe@AfterNines.com. Text urgent inquiries to Joe’s cell phone: 1-631-463-8600. Our staff contacts are listed here.

Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP) News: 27 October 2021

Today’s MSSP & MDR news involves Alert Logic, AT&T, BitCyber, ePlus, IGXGlobal, Luma, Marsh, Okta, Perception Point, Proficio, SightGain, Sophos MTR, Sungard AS, Synology, Tessian, Virsec & more.

Presidio Debuts Managed Detection and Response Security Services

Presidio MDR reinforces growing trend of MSPs & IT solutions providers building MSSP & MDR cybersecurity practices to protect end-customers.

CrowdStrike, AWS Blend Cybersecurity and Cloud Disaster Recovery

CrowdStrike & Amazon Web Services (AWS) blend cybersecurity & disaster recovery capabilities to mitigate ransomware attack risks.

State Department to Open New Cybersecurity-centric Bureau

The State Department plans to open a new bureau focused squarely on cybersecurity policy.

Cyber Insurer HSB Acquires Zeguro SMB Cybersecurity Platform

Specialty insurer & Munich Re subsidiary Hartford Steam Boiler (HSB) acquires Zeguro Cyber Safety Solution for MSPs and SMBs.

Valeo Networks Receives Funding, Seeks MSSP Acquisitions

Valeo Networks, a Top 250 MSSP now backed by SWS Capital Management, pursues managed security services provider acquisitions.

Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP) News: 26 October 2021

Today’s MSSP news involves Armis, BCS, Cerberus Cyber Sentinel, Cofense, Devo, ESET, Kaspesky, Microsoft Intelligent Security Association, Paladin Cyber, Piiano, Security On-Demand, Sonrai Security & more.

Deloitte Survey: Cyber Threats Emerge Due to COVID-19, Disrupt US Orgs

Most U.S. executives said their orgs faced an increased number of cyber threats due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Deloitte’s “Future of Cyber Survey” shows.

Ransomware Attack Fallout: Some Victims Face Customer Lawsuits

After investigating & recovering from ransomware attacks, some victims also face potential customer lawsuits, Corvus Risk Insights Index reveals.

Cybersecurity War Games: Kaspersky, DiploFoundation Intro Attack Simulator

Kaspersky & DiploFoundation, a nonprofit educational organization, launch cybersecurity training game to teach users about cyberattacks.