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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.

Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP) News: Friday 18 January 2019

Today’s MSSP & cybersecurity news involves Accenture cyberattack cost forecasts, Huawei security concerns, Todyl & Ted Roller, AppNeta DNS monitoring, plus cyber insurance pros and cons.

LDM Global Embraces Arctic Wolf, KnowBe4 for SOC, Anti-Phishing

LDM Global, an eDiscovery & cybersecurity consulting firm, embraces Arctic Wolf Networks & KnowBe4 for SOC (security operations center) as a Service, anti-phishing & security awareness training.

Onapsis Buys SAP Security Partner Virtual Forge

Enterprise resource planning (ERP) cybersecurity & compliance company Onapsis acquires SAP security solutions provider Virtual Forge for an undisclosed sum.

U.S. Lawmakers Propose Bill to Ban Sales of U.S. Gear to Huawei, ZTE

Congressional lawmakers from both sides of the aisle proposed bills on Wednesday to ban exports of chips or other gear to Huawei, ZTE and any Chinese telecom that runs afoul of U.S. sanctions or export laws.

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

Today’s MSSP news involves Arctic Wolf Networks, Guidepoint, KnowBe4, LDM Global, Lucideus, Onapsis, OneNeck IT Solutions, Respond Software, SecurityScorecard, Veristor Systems, Virtual Forge & more.

SEC Charges Hackers with $4 Million Securities Trading Scam

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) files fraud charges against Russian, Ukrainian and U.S. individuals — alleging they made more than $4.1 million by cyber stealing financial information from the agency’s database.

Uplevel Security Launches MSSP, Channel Partner Program

Uplevel Security launches partner program for MSSPs & technology resellers. The first partner onboard is a big name: Optiv, a Top 100 MSSP.

Phishing Defense for SMBs: Cofense Launches MSSP Partner Program

Phishing defense firm Cofense adds a managed security services provider (MSSP) program to address cyberattacks against small & medium-sized businesses (SMBs).

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

Today’s MSSP & cybersecurity news involves Cofense, Electrosoft, Ingram Micro, McAfee, OneLogin, Optiv, Sophos, Uplevel Security & more.

Making Sense of the Top Cybersecurity Trends

What the big cybersecurity trends — including artificial intelligence, zero trust, insider threat management, continuous authentication and culture building — really mean.