Tag: Managed Security

‘We did send these to our teammates and partners who have been helping customers through this situation,’ according to a CrowdStrike spokesperson. CrowdStrike has confirmed to CRN that it sent partners Uber gift cards that stopped working – a gesture of appreciation mocked online as the cybersecurity vendor and solution providers deal with the fallout…

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‘Over the weekend, we saw about 50 new email domains that were purchased by cybercriminals to impersonate CrowdStrike,’ HacWare CEO Tiffany Ricks tells CRN. Phishing emails have been circulating around inboxes after news of the CrowdStrike IT outage with scammers impersonating support teams to remediate the issue, and HacWare CEO Tiffany Ricks said the messages…

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‘As a follow-up to the CrowdStrike Falcon agent issue impacting Windows clients and servers, Microsoft has released an updated recovery tool with two repair options to help IT admins expedite the repair process,’ Microsoft says. Following the faulty CrowdStrike update that caused chaos for millions of Microsoft customers and businesses, the software giant has now…

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Following a CrowdStrike error that caused global IT problems for millions of people, CrowdStrike’s stock is not showing signs of being impacted. Despite a massive defective software incident by CrowdStrike that caused chaos for hospitals, airlines, emergency contact centers and businesses across the world, CrowdStrike’s stock (CRWD) appears to be relatively unscathed by the news…

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‘We’re helping by offering community support, helping with recovery plans, offering up our staff to augment the MSSPs and helping wherever we can,’ says Marc Menzies, president and CTO of Overview Technology Solutions. ‘We’re saying, “Hey, I know that everyone’s morning is messed up, ours is now messed up too but we’re here to help…

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The massive Microsoft Azure and CrowdStrike outage reportedly was caused by a recent update to CrowdStrike Falcon Sensor software. Here’s where everything stands as of Friday morning. From emergency 911 call centers to national health-care services to the largest airlines, the Microsoft Azure and CrowdStrike outage is causing chaos around the world. As of Friday…

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Judge Paul Engelmayer of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York dismisses nearly all claims made by the SEC related to the late 2020 SolarWinds Orion cyberattack, also known as Sunburst. The judge overseeing the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s lawsuit against SolarWinds and CISO Tim Brown Thursday ruled to grant…

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Dozens of cybersecurity vendors showcased their latest product offerings at XChange Security 2024. Here are the key details on 10 of them. While there’s no shortage of cybersecurity products aimed at securing businesses in 2024, some are more MSP-friendly than others. During this week’s XChange Security 2024 conference, MSPs heard from dozens of vendors that…

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‘Cork 2.0 is about making further investments for the MSP to help all of our collective SMB clients be more successful,’ says Dan Candee, Cork’s new CEO. ‘We’re taking an MSP-first approach to adding value, helping them make sense of their stack and their risk profile to provide the right integrations, insight and introductions around…

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‘After a four-year adventure at AWS and about eight years at some of the big companies, I needed to get back to my roots,’ says Dan Candee, new CEO of Cork. ‘I needed to be back in the startup and entrepreneurial mindset. I needed to be working with partners day in day out. I needed…

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