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Cybersecurity Research

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

Cybersecurity Mergers, Acquisitions: 18 Deals Worth $1.8 Billion in July 2018

Cybersecurity mergers & acquisitions (M&A) totaled $1.8 billion in July 2018, and notable deals during the period involved AlienVault, Centrify & Prevoty.

Study: Firewalls Still Relevant as Network Security Landscape Expands, Evolves

Firewalls are still a critical part of an organization’s overall security architecture yet security pros managing the technology are plagued by complex rules, policy compliance, audit readiness and manual processes, a FireMon study asserts.

MSP Research: SMBs Spend $11 Billion on Managed Security Services

The global remotely managed security services market is projected to expand at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 14 percent between 2017 and 2021, according to industry analyst AMI-Partners. Plus, a U.S. MSP security market forecast and more.

5% of Organizations Master Cybersecurity Risk Assessments

Only 5 percent of companies have diligent (i.e., continuous) visibility into their cybersecurity posture,Tenable research concludes. Here’s where the other 95 precent of companies rank.

Fortinet Threat Landscape Report: 96% of Orgs Suffer Cyberattacks

Cybercriminals use malware, botnets & other advanced exploits to attack organizations in 2Q 2018, a report from next-generation firewall company Fortinet shows.

DefCon 2018: Ten Biggest Hacks, Security Developments and Research Findings

At the DefCon 2018 conference (aka Def Con 26), researchers and hackers unveiled major vulnerabilities involving IoT devices, HP printers, critical infrastructure, Android devices and apps, and more.

Atlanta, Orlando Most Malware-Infected US Cities in First Half of 2018

Atlanta, Orlando & Denver rank as the most malware-infected cities in the United States, research from anti-malware software provider EnigmaSoft shows.

Top 100 MSSPs 2018: Survey Closes Today

Our Top 100 MSSPs 2018 survey closes today (Friday, August 10). Participate now and your company could be ranked among the Top 100 Managed Security Services Providers when we unveil results in September.

Top 20 Managed Detection and Response (MDR) Security Companies List

The top 20 managed detection and response (MDR) security companies, the business milestones and partner programs. Based on Gartner MDR Market Guide for 2018 with additional MSSP Alert perspectives & analysis.

SamSam Ransomware’s $6 Million Payment Haul: Sophos Analysis

SamSam ransomware generates nearly $6 million in payments from victims, Sophos estimates. Here’s a look at the malware’s impact so far.