SecurityWeek has also conducted an analysis of the deals announced in the first half of the year. We have cataloged 234 cybersecurity M&A deals, with a surge observed in the first half of June. 11:11 Systems acquires Static1 Managed infrastructure solutions provider 11:11 Systems has acquired managed network and IT infrastructure development and services firm…

Managed security services are undergoing a timely and significant transformation, armed with new hyperscalable technology stacks, hybrid enterprise and cross-cloud protection complexities, and a demand to evolve from 24/7 eyes-on-glass into hands-on customer-integrated early warning and response. If it wasn’t a tired industry cliché we’d probably be adding “next-generation” or NG prefixes to many of…

Gartner recently released its 2020 Market Guide for Managed Detection and Response (MDR) Services. Reading the fifth edition of this report reminds me of how far the industry has come and just how far it needs to go. I remember 2016 and working with Gartner analysts to champion a new category that better described what…