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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.

Trustwave Study: US Security Pros Value PII More Than UK Counterparts

Security pros around the world place different values on personally identifiable information (PII), a study by Top 100 MSSP Trustwave shows.

Proficio Gains Funding for Managed Detection and Response (MDR) Expansion

Top 100 managed security services provider (MSSP) Proficio gains funding for Managed Detection and Response (MDR) business expansion.

Managed Security Services Provider Morning News: 15 December 2017

MSSP & cybersecurity updates involving BluVector, CyberArk, CyberX, Enigma Conference 2018, FireEye Mandiant, Proficio, the Triton cyberattack & more.

Mirai Malware Authors Plead Guilty to DDoS Botnet Attacks

Mirai malware co-authors plead guilty to creating botnet & launching distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks on several large internet companies.

RiskIQ Q3 Report: Mobile Malware Spikes, Reaffirms 2017 as a Botnet Year

The volume of malicious apps for mobile platforms continued to assault the market, according to RiskIQ’s Q3 2017 cybersecurity report.

Physicians Increasingly Worried About Hackers, Turning to MSSPs

An overwhelming 83 percent of physicians have experienced some form of cyber attack, such as phishing & malware, according to an Accenture-AMA study.

MSP Trapp Technology Hires Jim Mapes as CISO

Managed service provider (MSP) Trapp Technology hires cybersecurity veteran Jim Mapes as its chief information security officer (CISO).

Armor Cloud Security Adds AWS, Microsoft Partners, Expands Globally

Cloud cybersecurity services company Armor adds channel partners with Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft Azure competencies & extends its global reach.

Managed Security Services Providers Morning News: 14 December 2017

MSSP updates via AlienVault, Arctic Wolf Networks, ConnectWise, CyFlare, Entrust Datacard, EY, ForeScout Technologies, HelpSystems, Masergy, Webroot & more.

Robert Herjavec: “Everything Can Be Hacked”

Herjavec Group CEO Robert Herjavec sees growing need for managed security services providers (MSSPs). Shark Tank star says complexity offers opportunity.