Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP) News: 16 August 2018
Today’s MSSP and cybersecurity news involves Barkly pursuing MSPs; Cisco security revenue growth; Living Security funding for cyber training & education; Starboard activist investor targets Symantec; Thoma Bravo completes Centrify identity and access management acquisition; and Twistlock funded.
Meltdown, Spectre Patch Management Process: 88% Frustration
After the confusing Meltdown & Spectre patch management rollout process, 88% of organizations are frustrated and 72% plan to slow down future patch rollouts, a Barkly study shows.
Colorado DOT Suffers SamSam Ransomware Attack, Shuts Down 2K Computers
The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) temporarily shuts down more than 2,000 employee computers due to a SamSam ransomware virus cyberattack.