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High Wire Networks Appoints Stephen LaMarche as Chief Operating Officer

LaMarche to Oversee High Wire’s Fast-Growing, Global Managed IT Services Business Trusted by Multiple Fortune 100 Customers   BATAVIA, Ill., February 6, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — High Wire Networks, Inc. (OTCQB: HWNI), […]

How to Help MSPs Jumpstart Cybersecurity for Businesses

Businesses of all sizes are feeling the impact of cyberattacks. Average losses per incident are staggering: 2 Terabyte of  lost data 19 hours of downtime $1.06 million in recovery costs […]

Cybersecurity Simplified – Episode 36: What a Defense-in-Depth Cybersecurity Strategy Entails

 Can the difference between a healthy, growing managed security services business and a stagnant one lie in a simple methodology? In episode 36, we invite Ryan O’Hara, CEO of […]

Alphabet Soup in Security Operations: SIEM vs SOAR vs XDR vs SOCaaS

As cyberthreats have become more complex, so has the universe of tools available to combat them, including “unified” tools that condense and coordinate threat detection and response. Within this Darwinian […]

Overwatch Managed EDR Stops Malware from Propagating in Multiple End Client Environments

Just two letters separate the words managed versus un-managed endpoint detection and response (EDR). Yet, for IT and managed service providers (MSPs), the distinction can often be the difference between […]

High Wire Networks Named to MSSP Alert’s Top 250 MSSPs List for 2022

Sixth-Annual List & Research Identifies Leading Managed Security Service Providers Worldwide MSSP Alert, a CyberRisk Alliance resource, has named High Wire Networks to the Top 250 MSSPs list for 2022 […]

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MSSP Advisory: How to Help Your Clients Respond to CISA’s “Shields Up” Warning

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine holds the potential for far-reaching economic and business impacts, including cybersecurity. The threat is serious enough that the United States Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) […]

Overwatch Cybersecurity

High Wire Networks Reports Record Revenue Gains in July for Managed Cybersecurity Division

MRR Up 22% Month over Month and Total Revenue Up 41% for Overwatch Managed Security Spectrum Global Solutions Inc. (the “Company” or “Spectrum”) (OTCQB: SGSI), announced that High Wire Networks […]

Cyber Insurance

Debunking Myths About Cyber Insurance

In a recent episode of our Cybersecurity Simplified podcast, we talked about how the risks of ransomware are becoming too high for some cyber insurance companies. But the ramifications of […]

High Wire Networks Expands Global Technology Channel to Support System Integrators

David Hand Joins Company as Vice President of Global System Integrators Spectrum Global Solutions Inc. (the “Company” or “Spectrum”) (OTCQB: SGSI) announced today that High Wire Networks Inc. (“High Wire”) has […]

Human Trafficking

Overwatch Managed Security Joins Fight Against Child Trafficking

It’s a startling and sobering statistic: human trafficking worldwide has become a $150 billion a year industry with more than 40 million victims. Every year 300,000 children are sold by […]

Spectrum Global Solutions Announces Agreement to Acquire Wholesale Voice and Data Network Services Provider with Nationwide Presence

Acquisition provides Spectrum with additional recurring revenue stream and nearly 200 channel partners. Boca Raton, FL, April 12, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Spectrum Global Solutions, Inc. (the “Company” or “Spectrum”) […]

ExtraHop and High Wire Networks Team with SYNNEX to Deliver Managed Network Detection and Response

SYNNEX Will Serve as the MSP Technology Services Distributor for the Combined Overwatch and ExtraHop Reveal(x) 360 Managed Services Offering SEATTLE––MARCH 31, 2021––ExtraHop, the leader in cloud-native network detection and […]

High Wire Networks Partners With wekos to Deliver Overwatch 24/7 Cybersecurity Solutions

Leading Managed Services Provider Delivers Overwatch Managed Security Solution Spectrum Global Solutions Inc. (the “Company” or “Spectrum”) (OTCQB: SGSI), announced today that High Wire Networks Inc. (“High Wire”) and its […]

Spectrum Global Solutions Provides Update on Merger with High Wire Networks

SGSI Appoints Mark Porter as New CEO  Spectrum Global Solutions Inc. (the “Company” or “Spectrum”) (OTCQB: SGSI), a single-source provider of next-generation communications network and professional services to telecommunications and […]

High Wire Networks Partners with ExtraHop to Deliver Managed Network Detection and Response

Overwatch Managed Security with Reveal(X) 360 Available Exclusively Through Overwatch and ExtraHop Sales Partners SEATTLE & BATAVIA, IL, Feb. 25, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Spectrum Global Solutions Inc. (the “Company” […]

Overwatch Cybersecurity

High Wire Networks and BKD Cyber Team Up to Deliver Overwatch 24/7 Managed Security Services to Companies Across the U.S.

Cybersecurity and IT Risk Consulting Firm Expands Advisory Services with Threat Detection and Response Spectrum Global Solutions Inc. (the “Company” or “Spectrum”) (OTCQB: SGSI), announced today that High Wire Networks Inc. […]

SOC, SOC 2, Secure Data Management

High Wire Networks Achieves SOC 2 Type 1 Certification, Taking Proactive Measures to Protect Client Data

Certification and Continuous Auditing Give Clients Assurances of Secure Data Storage and Management Spectrum Global Solutions Inc. (the “Company” or “Spectrum”) (OTCQB: SGSI), announced today that High Wire Networks Inc. […]

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High Wire Networks Expands Through Merger Agreement

Merger Enhances Service Offerings With More Than 250 Technical Professionals On Staff Spectrum Global Solutions Inc. (the “Company” or “Spectrum”) (OTCQB: SGSI), a single-source provider of next-generation communications network and […]

Overwatch Sales Referral Bonus is Back!

High Wire Networks Overwatch is bringing back its sales agent referral program! Send us qualified MSPs prospects! If they sign with us in 2021, you will get a percentage of […]

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The Cybersecurity Simplified Podcast

Cybersecurity Simplified aims to demystify cybersecurity and make it understandable to business people and partners who aren’t security experts. The podcast is: Short and digestible (15 min.), Easy to understand  […]

We’re Hiring a Solutions Architect

High Wire Networks is hiring a Solutions Architect to join our team of professionals. The ideal candidate possesses a high acumen in cable infrastructure, network infrastructure, Wi-Fi surveys, wireless deployments, […]

Global Command Center

High Wire Networks Global Command Center (GCC) is a flexible, cost-effective solution to your most complex business needs. Don’t get bogged down by the hour-by-hour logistics management. High Wire’s trusted […]

High Wire Networks CEO Mark Porter Named Channel Chief of the Year by Channel Partner Insight

Channel Innovation Awards 2020 Celebrates MSP Leaders Advancing New Opportunities & Growth Mark Porter, President and CEO of High Wire Networks, a leading global technology systems integrator and managed cybersecurity […]

Best Practices on Emerging Security Technologies

By Travis Ray, Director of Channel Sales, Overwatch Managed Security For managed services providers (MSPs) and managed security services providers (MSSPs), adding or improving security tools in your stack is time-consuming and often […]

Reap What You Sow

High Wire continues to deliver networking and infrastructure solutions across the U.S., despite challenges brought on by the pandemic. Recently, a strategic valued-added reseller (VAR) partner asked High Wire to […]

Overwatch Intelligence Video Surveillance (iVS) Detect and Respond Leads to Arrests in Attempted Burglary at Storage Facility

Nathan Shankland’s eyes were glued to his computer screen as he monitored video feeds from six hidden cameras surveilling a storage facility in Memphis, Tennessee.  Shankland recalls the time was […]

Overwatch by High Wire Networks Named to MSSP Alert’s Top 250 MSSPs List for 2020

Fourth-Annual List Honors Leading MSSP, MDR and SOCaaS Cybersecurity Companies Worldwide CHICAGO – September 18, 2020 MSSP Alert, published by After Nines Inc., has named Overwatch Managed Security by High […]

High Wire Networks Names Anthony Sparber as Director of Front Line Maintenance

30-year Service Delivery and Operations Veteran Joins Leading Global Technical Services Firm to Augment On-demand Reactive Services High Wire Networks, a leading global technology systems integrator and managed cybersecurity solutions […]

High Wire Networks Adds XDR Expert and Cybersecurity Analyst as Technical Liaison to MSPs Delivering Overwatch Managed Security

Ryan Harrison Joins Overwatch Team as Senior Manager of Cybersecurity to Help MSPs Evaluate Threat Landscapes and Develop Cybersecurity Playbooks for Business Customers High Wire Networks, providers of the Overwatch […]

You + Overwatch Equals Opportunity in Cybersecurity

If you’ve been in the technology channel a long time, you’ve seen a lot of business models. For years the prevailing go-to-market strategy for equipment makers and service providers has […]

High Wire Networks Teams with SYNNEX Corporation to Distribute Overwatch Managed Security to IT Solution Providers

Alliance Enables SYNNEX Partners to Deliver Holistic Security Services to Underserved Small and Medium Businesses High Wire Networks, a leading global technical field, professional and cybersecurity services company, today announced […]

Four Things to Help Develop an Agile Workforce

By Charles Hughes, Chief Operating Officer. This blog was published in CompTIA. “Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection, we can catch excellence.”—Vince Lombardi “A good plan violently […]

Overwatch University: Get Security Smart for Free (Registration Links Below)

It’s no secret that the demand for cybersecurity expertise is high yet the talent pool remains low. That means security experts command top dollar. A career in security can mean […]

High Wire Networks Taps Cybersecurity Expert David Barton as CTO for Overwatch Managed Security Platform-as-a-Service

20-Year IT Veteran to Ensure Platform Integrity, Serve as Trusted Technology Adviser to MSPs and Their Business Clients High Wire Networks, providers of the Overwatch Managed Security Platform-as-a-Service, announced today […]

High Wire Networks Names Charles Hughes as COO

20-year Operations Management Veteran Joins Leading Global Technical Services Firm CHICAGO – December 6, 2019 – High Wire Networks, a leading global technical field, professional and cybersecurity services company, announced […]

High Wire Completes Network Upgrades at 800+ rural sites

The customer sites weren’t a hop, skip and jump away. Getting there required more than just a flight and rental car. High Wire field engineers, with the coordination of veteran […]

Overwatch Simplifies Cybersecurity

Overwatch Managed Security, High Wire’s security service, attended CompTIA’s annual convention, ChannelCon, August 5-7, 2019, in Las Vegas.  Josue Vargas, the Director of Security Operations, was featured on a podcast hosted by Don Witt from […]

Podcast: COMPTIA CHANNELCON – Special Feature

High Wire, a global service provider, delivers Overwatch full service cyber security to SMBs through their Channel Partners.

High Wire Networks’ Certified Ethical Hacker to Address State of Cybersecurity at ChannelCon 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE High Wire Networks’ Certified Ethical Hacker to Address State of Cybersecurity at ChannelCon 2019 Josue Vargas, Director of Security Operations, to Discuss the Challenge of Making Enterprise-class […]

Overwatch: MSSP Partner of the Year

High Wire Networks’ Overwatch Managed Security was awarded and named “Master MSSP Partner of the Year” at Seceon, Inc.’s  annual SecuRight Global Partners and Customers Summit in Devens, Massachussets. “We […]

BLOG: Why you don’t want to miss this webinar

By: Stan Herring, Director of Product & Strategy I’m excited about the seminar because it’s an opportunity to share with our Partners in the managed security space, information based on […]

High Wire Networks Powers up the “Nitro Brews”

High Wire Network’s long-standing customer who specializes in the retail space recently secured their first project with a large global coffee chain and brought our team in to complete the […]

High Wire Hires VP of Operations, Promotes Directors

High Wire Networks announced today, the appointment of Alan Burkhard as Vice President of Operations, effective immediately. In his role, he will oversee the expansive field operations and project management […]

High Wire Featured in Kane County Chronicle

Great to see High Wire Networks recognized in today’s @KaneCountyChronicle newspaper. The story was posted online last week at: http://www.kcchronicle.com/2018/06/14/batavia-home-to-high-wire-networks-global-cybersecurity-service/a72uu8t/ Batavia home to High Wire Networks’ global cybersecurity service New […]

Catch of the day: 700 location seafood restaurant chain modernize phone services

High Wire Networks was selected for the deployment of a cloud based Unified Communications Solution to modernize communications at over 700 locations across the United States. Prior to this deployment, […]

Cloud Expert Joins Dynamic Sales Team

BATAVIA, IL, June 11, 2018:  We welcome Joe Barnas, High Wire Networks newest senior account executive. He brings more than 30 years of sales and sales management experience, specifically in […]

High Wire Networks Nominated for Prestigious Award: Most Innovative Approach to Service Delivery

BATAVIA, IL, March 7, 2018:   High Wire Networks has been named as a finalist for a Field Service USA 2018 Best-In-Class Awards, for “innovative approach to service delivery” category.  As […]

High Wire Networks Acquires Sole Source Cabling Operation Valued at Over $5 Million Annually

High Wire Networks is pleased to announce the acquisition of over $5 million in annual structured cable and infrastructure revenues from a global VAR focused on Fortune 500 Clients. Under […]

High Wire Networks Selected for Nationwide UC Room Deployment

High Wire Networks has been selected to partner with our rapidly growing Cloud based Unified Communications client on nationwide deployment of nearly 100 room systems. Rooms will vary from small […]

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