Large enterprises have utilized Managed Security Service Providers (MSSPs) for years to protect their assets and ensure compliance mandates are met. However, a growing supply of security service providers and the profound increase in cyber threats have created a new trend in small and mid-sized organizations turning...
AT&T will split its managed cybersecurity services practice from its core connectivity business by standing up a joint venture with Chicago-area investor WillJam Ventures. AT&T will move its security software, managed security operations and cyber consulting into an entity owned by WillJam and AT&T.
SonicWall acquired a longtime master MSSP partner to bring MDR, SOC and vulnerability management capabilities to its managed service providers. Buying Solutions Granted will help SonicWall detect and respond to endpoint or cloud-based threat activity on behalf of its MSP and MSSP partners.
Accenture acquired one of Spain's most prominent cybersecurity service providers to better support multinational companies with a presence in the country. The consulting giant said its buy of Madrid-based Innotec Security will add 500 cyber professionals to Accenture Security's 20,000-person staff.
Managed service providers (MSPs) face a myriad of challenges when it comes to managing their data backups efficiently. The complexity of MSP environments, combined with the ever-increasing volume of data and cyberthreats, makes safeguarding critical business information a daunting task.
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Atos snagged the longtime European CEO of Accenture Technology to lead its soon-to-be-independent $5.76 billion cybersecurity, big data and digital unit. Yves Bernaert, 55, will split Atos' infrastructure and data management and business and platform solutions unit from its high-growth Eviden unit.
The private equity arm of former Secretary of Homeland Security Michael Chertoff's advisory firm agreed to purchase MDR vendor Trustwave for $205 million. The deal will allow Singtel to refocus its business in APAC and boost shareholder value by optimizing resource allocation.
WatchGuard purchased a Massachusetts company to extend network detection and response capabilities traditionally reserved for high-end enterprises to the midmarket through MSPs. The deal gives WatchGuard clients more visibility into east-west network traffic and activity taking place on the cloud.
Bankers identified several cybersecurity concerns in CSI’s 2023 Banking Priorities survey, including data breaches (23%), ransomware (20%) and breach at a third party (15%). The industry survey responses clearly reflect a landscape focused on cybersecurity threats, but institutions should not overlook the...
WatchGuard's presence on both the endpoint and network allows the company to accelerate response and remediation times on behalf of MSPs, CEO Prakash Panjwani said. MSPs can determine how much of the response they want WatchGuard to automate based on their level of sophistication.
As more organizations undergo resource and cost pressures, 86% of managed security services customers are deciding to consolidate security tools and outsource their security requirements, according to the OpenText Cybersecurity 2023 Global Managed Security Survey.
Criminals are finding new ways to attack a business’s valuable data every day, no matter how big or small. This means that Managed Service Providers (MSPs) need to find solutions to protect clients’ data no matter where it lives.
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This report has been a collaboration between ISMG and Optiv since the beginning of 2023 when ISMG surveyed 426 senior cybersecurity...
A French conglomerate will buy Australia's largest publicly traded cybersecurity company to expand its cyber service delivery capability in the high-growth Oceania market. The Tesserent deal will help Thales to accelerate its development road map and boost its footprint in Australia and New Zealand.
Bain Capital led a $190 million investment into a managed detection and response provider founded by a former National Security Agency computer operations expert. The money will support development of Blackpoint's security technology and enable its MSP partners to combat a changing threat landscape.