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Cybersecurity Research

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

Accenture: Cybercrime Could Cost Businesses $5.2 Trillion Over Next 5 Years

Companies could incur $5.2 trillion in cybercrime costs & lost revenue associated with cyberattacks over the next five years, an Accenture survey shows.

US-CERT: Hackers Exploit Quasar Remote Administration Tool

Hacker cyberattacks target Quasar open-source remote administration tool (RAT) users — including MSPs (managed services providers), US-CERT reports.

McAfee Labs Threat Report: Cryptomining Malware Up 4,467% in Past Year

Cybercriminals increasingly have used malware attacks to mine cryptocurrency over the past year, the “McAfee Labs Threat Report: December 2018” shows.

Telecom Data Security Flaw: Orange SA Modems Leak WiFi Info

 A security flaw has been discovered that exposed the WiFi credentials from more than 19,000 modems from French telecommunications operator Orange S.A.

95% of Orgs Lack ‘Strong’ Password Policy

Most organizations lack visibility relative to their privileged users, a study from identity & access threat prevention solution company Preempt Security shows.

Center for Connected Medicine: Cybersecurity Top Concern in Health IT

Cybersecurity ranks first among the projected areas of greatest impact for health IT in 2019, a survey from the Center for Connected Medicine (CCM) shows.

Gartner Magic Quadrant: Intrusion Detection, Prevention Systems 2018 for MSSPs

Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Intrusion Detection & Prevention Systems includes nine cybersecurity companies in 2018. Here’s how the IDPS firms support MSSPs.

Gartner Magic Quadrant for Managed Security Services 2018: Analysis

Gartner’s Magic Quadrant 2018 for Managed Security Services Providers features 17 MSSPs. Here’s a look at each cybersecurity company & hope they partner.

Cybersecurity Mergers and Acquisitions: Still Hot

The latest Cybersecurity M&A Market Report, from Hampleton Partners, shows strong merger and acquisition activity in the security industry.

Black Hat: Europe’s Cybersecurity Pros Question GDPR Data Privacy

Less than 25 percent of Europe’s top cybersecurity professionals believe General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will noticeably effect data privacy, a Black Hat Europe 2018 attendee survey finds.