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Here’s the daily business update for Monday, August 5, 2019.
A. Today’s MSSP Alerts
1. Black Hat USA 2019 News and Analysis: Our live blog from the conference continues here.
2. SIEM & ATT&CK Alignment: LogRhythm has released a module that aligns the company's NextGen SIEM Platform with ATT&CK. It will be demonstrated at the Black Hat conference.
3. California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA): Almost half of all survey respondents have never heard of the CCPA, which goes into effect on January 1, 2020, according to an ESET survey.
4. Ransomware Attack - Oklahoma Schools: Broken Arrow Public Schools said they are recovering faster than expected after their network and servers were hit by ransomware, according to a local news affiliate.
5. U.S. Utility Cyberattacks: LookBack malware has been targeting U.S. utilities with phishing attacks that impersonate engineering licensing boards, Proofpoint warns.
6. North Carolina Cyber Scam: Cabarrus County in North Carolina suffered a social engineering scam that diverted a $2.5 million vendor payment made by the County. Of that total, $1.7 million remains missing, the county concedes.
B. MSSP Partner Programs and Strategic Alliances
C. Next Five Technology Conferences
- Black Hat USA 2019 (August 3-9, Las Vegas)
- EnergySec Security and Compliance Summit 2019 (August 19-21, Anaheim, California)
- GSX 2019: Global Security Exchange Conference (September 8-12, Chicago, Illinois)
- MSSP Accelerator – Sales and Marketing Summit (September 10-11, Cedar Rapids, Iowa)
- CISA Cybersecurity Summit 2019 (September 18-20, National Harbor, Maryland)
- Bonus: The complete MSSP Alert calendar
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