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Auto Dealership Software Provider Acquires Security MSP

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The Reynolds & Reynolds Company buys Proton Dealership IT, a security-driven MSP that offers outsourced IT support to auto dealerships.

Identity Theft Rules: FTC Seeks Public Comments

The Federal Trade Commission seeks public comment on whether any amendments should be made to the FTC’s Identity Theft Red Flags Rule.

FTC Unveils Cybersecurity Resources for Small Businesses

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) releases cyber resources to help small businesses & nonprofit & charitable orgs address ransomware & other cyberattacks.

Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP) News: 26 October 2018

Today’s MSSP news involves airline data breaches; Carbon Black earnings; ConnectWise & Foresite SIEM integration; Kaspersky Lab; Netwrix; NimbusDDoS; Pulse Access Secure; Quick Heal; SyncDog & more.

Four Companies Settle FTC Allegations Regarding False EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Certifications

The FTC alleged that four companies continued to post statements on their websites about their participation in the Privacy Shield after allowing their certifications to lapse.

FTC to IoT Device Makers: Keep Your Security Promises to Consumers

The FTC will go after Internet of Things (IoT) device makers for false or misleading security safety claims if the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) insisted that manufacturers publicly disclose their security standards.

Mobile Device Security Patches, Software Updates: FTC Recommendations

FTC offers guidance for proper mobile device security patches and software updates. Hunton & Williams LLP summarizes the FTC advice.

Internet of Things (IoT) Cybersecurity: FTC Advice to Device Makers

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) makes cybersecurity recommendations to Internet of Things (IoT) device makers. Will IoT companies follow the guidance?