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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.

Cybersecurity M&A: iC Consult Group Acquires IAM Specialist Kapstone

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Kapstone bolsters iC Consult’s managed services in the U.S., provides identity management experts in India to support global expansion.

ThriveDX and Exclusive Networks Partnership to Bridge Cybersecurity Talent Gap

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The ThriveDX-Exclusive Networks partnership unites employers and educators to attract, retain and develop cyber talent.

DDoS Attacks Spike in First Half of 2022 to Highest Levels in Four Years

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By June this year, cyberattacks reached their highest first-half levels since 2018, Nexusguard reports.

CISA Issues Cybersecurity Mandate to Federal Civilian Agencies

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CISA also urges private businesses and state, local, tribal and territorial governments to review and implement its cybersecurity directive.

Arctic Wolf Pivots From IPO Talk to $401 Million Convertible Note Offering

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Arctic Wolf secures $401M in funding. Security operations software provider essentially waits for IPO (initial public offering) windows to re-open amid continued Wall Street turbulence.

Dell Eyes Speeding Up Zero Trust Adoption With New Dedicated Facility

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Dell’s Zero Trust Center of Excellence to open in Spring 2023 at DreamPort, the U.S. Cyber Command’s cybersecurity innovation facility.

Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP) Market News: 06 October 2022

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Today’s MSSP market news involves Arctic Wolf security operations debt financing; Augmentt compliance; Contrast Security; Cynet XDR; Phosphorus; TD Synnex & more.

Penetration Testing Funding: NetSPI Raises $410 Million

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NetSPI adds $410 million in funding from KKR and looks to expand its penetration testing and attack surface management offerings.

Consumers Feel Hopeless in Protecting Themselves Against Cybercrime, ISACA Reports

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ISACA releases its inaugural consumer cybersecurity research in recognition of Cybersecurity Awareness Month during October.

CyberSaint Joins Powered by Snowflake Program to Elevate Cyber Risk Reporting

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In partnership with Snowflake, CyberSaint will transform and automate the way organizations manage cyber risk via the CyberStrong platform.