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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.

CyberCX Acquires Cybersecurity Solutions Provider Basis Networks

Managed security services provider (MSSP) CyberCX buys cybersecurity solutions provider Basis Networks & explores network security market opportunities.

Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP) News: 13 July 2020

Today’s MSSP, MDR & cybersecurity news involves BlackBerry Protect, DataViper, GuardSight, RiskSense, TruMethods & more.

MSSP Mergers And Acquisitions List: 35 Managed Security Buyouts to Note

A list of MSSP mergers, acquisitions, buyouts & investments involving managed security services providers (MSSPs), Managed Detection & Response (MDR) & more.

Siemplify Channel Chief Exits SOAR Security Company for VMware

Siemplify EVP Roger Egan exits security orchestration, automation & response (SOAR) software company to join VMware Tanzu.

Banking Phishing Campaign Tricks Victims with COVID-19, Family Leave Ruse

Phishing attacks attempting to capitalize on coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic continue. IcedID banking malware involved, Juniper Networks researchers report.

Municipalities Remain Ripe Targets for Cyber Attacks: Research

Cities and towns remain enticing target for malware and cyberattacks, a KnowBe4 paper titled “The Economic Impact of Cyber Attacks on Municipalities” explains.

U.S. Cybersecurity Policy, Strategy and Initiatives: Director Needed?

Will the United States gain a director to lead the country’s cybersecurity initiatives? A bipartisan group of lawmakers introduced legislation with that goal in mind.

Herjavec Group Acquires Securience; MSSP Gains IAM Security Expertise

Herjavec Group buys security consulting firm Securience. MSSP led by Robert Herjavec gains IAM (identity and access management) expertise.

Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP) News: 10 July 2020

Today’s MSSP & cybersecurity news involves Accenture Ventures, Acronis, Avaddon ransomware, Check Point Software, ESET MSP partners, Synadia, Uplevel Systems & more.

EvilQuest Ransomware Decryptor for Apple macOS: SentinelOne Delivers

Endpoint security company SentinelOne releases a free ransomware decryptor to help organizations combat EvilQuest cyberattacks across macOS environments.