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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: 14 June 2018

Today’s MSSP & Cybersecurity news involves Accenture, BlackRidge, Booz Allen, Carbon Black, Centrify, Corvus Cyber Insurance, FireEye Helix, Fortinet, INTERPOL, Monarx, OpSys, Optiv Security, SANS Institute, Spry Methods, Threat Hunting & Incident Response Summit and more.

Intel Issues ‘Lazy FP State Restore’ CPU Bug Warning

Intel has confirmed Lazy FP State Restore — a vulnerability that affects Intel Core-based microprocessors. Red Hat weighs in. Here are details.

Network Security Firm Clavister Updates Managed SECaaS for MSSPs, VARs

Clavister, a Swedish company that provides fixed, mobile and virtual network security solutions, has updated its InControl management software for MSSPs and value-added resellers (VARs).

Study: Executives (Sort of) Admit Network Security Defeat

Two in three business executives don’t believe their organization’s network security is strong enough to defeat cyber hackers, a Radware research report and study said. Plus more than half of organizations attacked by ransomware in 2017 paid the ransom.

Sophos Adds Deep Learning to Email Protection Solution

Endpoint & network security provider Sophos adds deep learning to its Email Advanced solution to protect end users against malware & other cyber threats.

Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP) News: 13 June 2018

Today’s MSSP & cybersecurity news involves Clavister, Cyxtera, Device Authority, DNA Connect, InfoSec Institute, Malwarebytes, Mavenir, MyCybercare, OmniSOC, Radware, Randvest, ransomware, Sophos email security & more.

MKACyber Hires Security Veteran to Lead MSSP Business, SOC Team

MKACyber names Travis Aldrich as its VP of security operations to lead its SOC (security operations center) team & MSSP business.

Panda Security Hires Former McAfee Director, Eyes MSSP Market Growth

IT security solutions provider Panda Security adds ex-McAfee director María Campos as its VP of worldwide key account sales for MSSPs & telecommunications.

Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP) News: 12 June 2018

Today’s MSSP & cybersecurity news involves Ping Identiverse, Kaspersky Lab, MKACyber, Palo Alto Networks executive transitions, Panda Security, SAP Security, Untangle, Virtual Forge & more.

$30 Billion Erased from Cryptocurrency Value in South Korean Exchange Heist

Cyber gangsters have stolen about 30 percent of the virtual currency of a below-the-radar South Korean exchange.