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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.

Temasek Acquiring Incident Response Startup Sygnia

Singapore investment company Temasek plans to acquire Sygnia, a proactive cyber defense & threat response technologies & services firm.

Russia Allegedly Probes U.K. Networks: Cyberattacks Coming?

Russian hackers have reportedly tried to break into the U.K.’s network infrastructure in reconnaissance forays — possibly to set up large scale attacks, according to a report.

Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP) News: 17 October 2018

Today’s MSSP news: Acronis; Dell EMC ransomware protection; Juniper invests in Corero DDoS mitigation; Kape acquires ZenMate; Marlabs & LIFARS partner; Los Angeles Cyber Lab; McAfee MPower; Temasek buys Sygnia & more.

Alert Logic Launches Partner Connect Program for MSSPs, VARs

Security-as-a-service (SECaaS) solutions company Alert Logic launches the Partner Connect Program for managed security services providers (MSSPs), MSPs & VARs.

IBM Unveils Cloud-Based Community Platform for Cybersecurity

IBM unveils IBM Security Connect, a cloud-based community platform that leverages machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI) for cyber threat analysis.

Cyber NYC Aims for 10,000 New Cybersecurity Jobs By 2028

Cyber NYC, a $100 million public & private investment intended to build out New York City’s cybersecurity ecosystem and infrastructure, could add 10,000 local jobs over the next decade.

MSSP ControlScan Acquires Dunbar Cybersecurity

Top 100 MSSP and PCI compliance expert ControlScan acquires Dunbar Cybersecurity; gains managed detection and response (MDR); SIEM and SOC capabilities.

Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP) News: 16 October 2018

Today’s MSSP & cybersecurity news involves Darktrace, Duo Security, Exabeam, IBM, McAfee, NIST standards, Nucleus, Office 365 MDR, Trend Micro & more.

Machine Learning: Security Product or Feature?

Do machine learning-based security tools constitute a new type of product, or will machine learning technology simply turn into a product feature built into existing security technologies? ESG offers analysis.

CyberArk Launches Privileged Session Manager for Cloud

Privileged access security company CyberArk launches Privileged Session Manager for Cloud to help organizations monitor cloud platforms & web applications.