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Archives September 2021

AttackIQ Launches Managed Security Validation Service

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AttackIQ Vanguard managed service helps cybersecurity teams to uncover & remediate security control gaps.

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Just Published: P2PE v3.1

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Today, the PCI SSC published a minor revision to the PCI Point-to-Point Encryption (P2PE) ® Standard. We talk with Mike Thompson, Senior Manager of Emerging Standards and the Chair of the PCI Council’s P2PE Working Group, about some of these changes.

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Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP) News: 30 September 2021

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Today’s MSSP news involves Airgap, At-Bay, Beyond Identity, Cowbell Cyber, Deepwatch, Exabeam, High Wire Networks, Microsoft, Netscout, Open Raven, Overwatch Managed Security, Palo Alto Networks, Rockset, Secureworks, WatchGuard & more.

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Arctic Wolf Acquires Habitu8 for Managed Security Awareness Training

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Arctic Wolf, armed with Habitu8, expands managed security awareness training platform. Potential Arctic Wolf IPO & competition vs. KnowBe4 loom.

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Akamai Acquires Guardicore; MSSPs Gain Ransomware Mitigation Software

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MSSPs that work with Akamai will gain Guardicore micro-segmentation software to block ransomware attacks & boost MDR security services.

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Europol: Italian Mafia Tied to Cybercriminals Responsible for €10 Million in Cyberattacks

Read the original article at https://blog.knowbe4.com/europol-italian-mafia-tied-to-cybercriminals-responsible-for-10-million-in-cyberattacks

The recent dismantling of a cybercriminal gang has uncovered ties to the Italian Mafia, demonstrating that even traditional organized crime is moving to cyber.

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5th Circuit Court Finds Cyber Insurer Must Pay for $1 Million Social Engineering Attack

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A simple social engineered Business Email Compromise attack resulted in fraud that the cyber insurer contended was not covered under the policy.

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Phishing Kits and Phishing-as-a-Service Responsible for Over 300,000 URLs Used in Phishing Attacks

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Lowering the barrier to market even more, this new Phishing as a Service (PhaaS) spotted by Microsoft puts quality phishing templates and sites into the hands of any would-be cyber attacker.

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Fortinet Report: Ransomware Attacks Up 1,070% Year Over Year

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Ransomware-as-a-service and extortion payment demands are rising, Fortinet ransomware attack research statistics show. Here’s how MSSPs can mitigate such attacks.

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EU Warned Russia Not to Launch Cyberattacks Amid German Federal Elections

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To protect the integrity of Germany’s federal elections, the European Union reportedly warned Russia not to launch cyberattacks.

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