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Global Security Company G4S Launches Risk Operations Center

Global security company G4S opens a risk operations center (ROC) that offers security risk intelligence services & provides insights into risk factors.

Ransomware Attacks: Even U.S. Consumers Are Worried

Three in four Americans worry that ransomware hackers are a threat to their personal data, a new IBM Security study showed.

HID Global Identity Solutions Acquires HydrantID Managed PKI Services

Identity solutions provider HID Global acquires managed public key infrastructure-as-a-service (PKIaaS) company HydrantID for an undisclosed sum.

MSSP, MDR Talent: Agio Hires Optiv Security Veteran Peter Schawacker

Agio, an MSSP with managed detection and response (MDR) expertise, hires Optiv Security veteran Peter Schawacker for cybersecurity operations.

Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP) News: 13 September 2019

Today’s MSSP news involves Alert Logic, C2A, Corsa Security, Fortinet, HID Global, HydrantID, Momentum Cyber, NXP, OneNeck IT Solutions, Optiv & more.

Amazon, IBM, Salesforce CEOs Call for Federal Consumer Data Privacy Law

Chief executives of 51 companies, including Amazon, Dell, IBM and Salesforce, sign letter to Congress calling for federal data privacy legislation.

Respond Software Unveils Palo Alto Networks, Splunk SOAR Integrations

Respond Software integrates its Respond Analyst software with Palo Alto Networks Demisto, Splunk Phantom & ServiceNow Security Operations.

Hackers Steal $4.2 Million from Oklahoma Pension Fund

Hackers steal $4.2 million from the Oklahoma Law Enforcement Retirement System. Email breach led to financial theft.

Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP) News: 12 September 2019

Today’s MSSP news involves Aeronet, Agio, AlienVault, AT&T Cybersecurity, Bishop Fox, CySure, GBMS Tech, Hook Security, McAfee, OPAQ, Seclore, SecureWorks, StackRox, Tech Data & more.

Legislators Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Fortify Federal Cybersecurity

A bipartisan bill would update a Department of Homeland Security (DHS) program that provides tools and services to lock down federal cybersecurity.