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Operation reWired: Nearly 300 Cyber Scammers Arrested

Operation reWired: Law enforcement arrests 287 cyber theives; seizes $3.7 million; disrupts or recoveres $118 million in fraudulent wire transfers.

Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP) News: 17 September 2019

Today’s MSSP news involves CompTIA cybersecurity research; Identity Automation; McAfee SIEM on Oracle Cloud, QBE cyber insurance; VMRay funding & more.

Lord Exploit Kit: What MSSPs Need to Know

The Lord Exploit Kit has been discovered in the wild. Managed security services providers (MSSPs) can help organizations guard against this cyber threat.

RocketCyber Threat Monitoring Unveils Microsoft Defender App

RocketCyber unveils the Defender Manager for MSPs — a multi-tenant command-and-control app for the Microsoft Defender antivirus & advanced threat protection solution.

NCSC: 5 Cyber Incident Trends Affecting UK Organizations

A new National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) report details ransomware, phishing & other cyber incident trends in the UK from October 2018 to April 2019.

Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP) News: 16 September 2019

Today’s MSSP and MSP managed security services news involves Cloudflare, Fortinet, Telenor Sweden, South Dakota ransomware attacks & more.

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.