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Cybersecurity Research

Cybersecurity research and market forecasts for managed security services providers (MSSPs) from CompTIA, Gartner, Forrester Research and more.

Sophos Report: Cybersecurity Depends on Human-led Teams

A new Sophos report, entitled Cybersecurity: The Human Challenge, describes how to combat sophisticated cyber attacks.

CISO Alert: Expect “Brazen” Cyber Crews to Step Up Ransomware Tactics, Strategies

Accenture’s 2020 Cyber Threatscape Report describes cyber landscape risks and strategic recommendations — including the opportunity for managed security services.

State of Security Operations Report: 88% of SecOps Pros Use MSSPs

Most global organizations outsource some security functions to MSSPs, according to the “2020 State of Security Operations Center” report from Micro Focus.

Young Cybersecurity Professionals Fear Automation May Take Their Jobs

Young cybersecurity professionals worry artificial intelligence (AI) may replace some jobs, Exabeam’s 2020 cybersecurity report finds.

Managed Security Services Market Forecast: How Fast Are MSSPs Growing?

The global Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP) market growth forecast for 2020 through 2025. SOCaaS, MDR & XDR remain cybersecurity sectors to watch.

Account Takeover Attack Research: Arctic Wolf Findings

A typical corporate organization has 17 sets of stolen credentials available to buy on the dark web for hackers to exploit, Arctic Wolf’s 2020 Security Operations research finds.

Deloitte Survey: Cybersecurity Concerns Pressure M&A Deals

Cybersecurity concerns intensify amid the shift to virtual merger & acquisition (M&A) deal discussions during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, a Deloitte survey shows.

Ransomware Research: Attacks Tripled in Q2 to 33% of All Incidents, IBM Security Says

One in four attacks IBM Security X-Force Incident Response has remediated so far in 2020 have been ransomware related, IBM Security reports.

Malware Research: Q2 2020 Volume Drops, Zero Day Bounces Rise

Malware volume dipped in Q2 2020, likely due to employees working from home during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic rather than inside their company’s network, WatchGuard research finds.

Cyber Attacks on Industry Climb, Gov’t Drop in Q2, Report Says

Organizations hit by cyber attacks keep many of those incidents private, a Positive Technology Q2 2020 Cyber Threatscape Report said.