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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.

Colotraq Hires Director of Cloud, Cybersecurity Program Management

Colotraq, a New Jersey-based provider of colocation & managed hosting services, adds Paul DeVries as director of cloud & cybersecurity program management.

One Identity Unveils Analytics and Risk Intelligence Solution

One Identity, formerly owned by Dell, launches the Starling Identity Analytics & Risk Intelligence (IARI) software-as-a-service (SaaS) solution.

IRS Cybersecurity Spending, Budget Passes Audit

Based on a TIGTA audit, the IRS tracked, monitored & property spent $106.4 million in federal funds for cybersecurity & identity theft enhancements.

Warburg Invests In eSentire for Managed Detection, Response Cybersecurity Services

eSentire managed detection & response (MDR) receives “significant” investment from private equity firm Warburg Pincus for expanded cybersecurity services.

Carbon Black Discovers, Remediates Corner-Case Bug

Carbon Black endpoint security & antivirus discovers a corner-case bug that may have affected Cb Response incident response and threat hunting customers.

Shadow Brokers Archive Fuels Cybersecurity Attack Trends

Shadow Brokers’ “Lost In Translation” archive, which contained numerous exploits, fueled Q2 2017 malware attacks, Kaspersky Lab reports.

Cybersecurity, MSSP Companies Invade Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing Private Business List

The Inc. 5000 for 2017 lists cybersecurity companies & MSSPs like AlertLogic, Cylance, DirectDefense, KnowBe4, Malwarebytes, Mosaic451, Optiv & more.

Deloitte, Unified Technologies Partner On Caribbean Cybersecurity

Multinational professional services firm Deloitte & Unified Technologies form cyber risk alliance to serve organizations in the Caribbean & Bermuda region.

Locky Ransomware Variant Found in New Email Phishing Campaign Attack

“Locky” Trojan email-based ransomware attacks result in more than 62,000 phishing emails & affect servers worldwide, cybersecurity company Comodo finds.

Who’s to Blame for This Hacker Heist Over Email?

Tillage Commodities Fund vs. SS&C Technologies legal battle may determine who’s responsible for hackers successfully stealing million of dollars over email.