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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, Text urgent inquiries to Joe’s cell phone: 1-631-463-8600. Our staff contacts are listed here.

Lewis and Clark Cyberattack: Community College Ransomware Recovery Updates

Ransomware attack closes Lewis and Clark Community College through Dec. 3, 2021. Lewis and Clark IT department works on ransomware recovery. Are MSSPs involved?

Biomanufacturing Cyberattacks Allegedly Involved Russia-Linked Hackers

Hackers allegedly linked to Russia attacked a major biomanufacturing company last spring in a cyber offensive that could be a precursor to additional attacks on the sector, an industry cyber watchdog said.

Patch Management Planning and Processes: Updated NIST Guidance

NIST draft publications may help IT professionals, security consultants and MSSPs to improve enterprise patch management planning & execution.

IKEA Email Cyberattack Involves Phishing, Extends to Supply Chain Partners

IKEA email cyberattack details: Reply-chain phishing attack targets IKEA mailboxes & may involve on-premises Microsoft Exchange Server, report alleges.

26 SOC as a Service (SOCaaS) Options for MSPs, MSSPs

A Security Operations Center as a Service (SOCaaS) company list for MSPs and MSSPs seeking SOC automation and cybersecurity partner options.

Top 40 Managed Detection and Response (MDR) Security Companies List

Top 40 managed detection & response (MDR) security companies. Based on Gartner MDR Market Guide 2021 plus MSSP Alert perspectives & analysis.

GoDaddy Data Breach Extends to Managed WordPress Resellers

GoDaddy data breach extends from hosting provider to several sister companies that resell GoDaddy Managed WordPress, report indicates.

Cloud Governance Solution Provider CoreStack Raises $30 Million

New CoreStack funding may help MSPs to monitor cloud costs, security & compliance across AWS, Microsoft Azure & Google Cloud Platform (GCP).

Microland, Securonix Partner for Managed SOCaaS Solution

Digital transformation services firm Microland & security information & event management (SIEM) platform provider Securonix launch managed SOCaaS.

OpenText Acquires Network Detection and Response (NDR) Security Company Bricata

OpenText, parent of Webroot & Carbonite, acquires Bricata, which supplies network detection & response (NDR) security to MSSPs & MDR providers.