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High Wire Awarded Contract to Deliver Cybersecurity Solutions for Major U.S. Health System

High Wire Awarded Contract to Deliver Overwatch OT/IoT Security™ Agentless, Zero Trust, Cybersecurity Solution for Major U.S. Health System Batavia, Ill., May 22, 2024 — High Wire Networks, Inc. (OTCQB: […]

High Wire Networks CMO, Susanna Song, Named to CRN 2024 Women of the Channel Power 100 Solution Provider List

CMO Susanna Song Invited to Moderate Cyber & Hybrid Warfare Panel at the PISM Strategic Ark 2024 Conference on May 23 BATAVIA, Ill., May 13, 2024 – High Wire Networks, […]

Case Study: High Wire Delivers Complex Networking Solutions to 2,100 Stores for Major Retailer

Partner Profile: Global Value Added Reseller Use Case: Multi-site Access Point and Cabling installation across over 2,000 stores across the U.S. High Wire Project Management Team delivers project coordination, remote support, deliverables […]

High Wire Networks Named to CRN MSP 500 and Elite 150 Listings of Nation’s Top IT Managed Service Providers

BATAVIA, Ill., February 12, 2024 — High Wire Networks, Inc. (OTCQB: HWNI), a leading global provider of managed cybersecurity and technology enablement, has been named by CRN Magazine to its MSP 500 […]

Case Study: Overwatch Managed XDR and EDR Elevate Cybersecurity for Enterprise HVAC and Plumbing Distributor

Challenge: A New Jersey/Pennsylvania-based Managed Services Provider (MSP) discovered one of its largest customer, a multimillion-dollar enterprise supplier of home supplies, HVAC and plumbing, fell victim to a ransomware attack. […]

High Wire Networks’ Aaron Martin Recognized as One of CRN’s 2023 Next-Gen Solution Provider Leaders

Batavia, IL, November 3, 2023– High Wire Networks is proud to announce that CRN, a brand of The Channel Company, has chosen Aaron Martin, Director of Security Engineering as one […]

Overwatch Managed EDR Stops “Info Stealer” Attack

Partner Profile: Managed Services Provider (MSP) Requirements: • Provide Overwatch security engineers and analysts to manage and monitor the network and mitigate attacks. • Overwatch Managed Endpoint Detection and Response […]

Overwatch SOC Stops Data Breach Without Delay

Partner Profile: Managed Services Provider (MSP) Requirements: • Visibility across the customers’ entire enterprise, identifying and neutralizing threats across the attack surface with advanced response actions. • Leverage Tier 2 […]

High Wire Networks to Unveil Next-Generation, Industry-Disruptive Cybersecurity Technology on July 17, 2023

Company to Host Virtual Product Launch Event at 11:00 a.m. ET on Monday, July 17, 2023 High Wire Networks, Inc. (OTCQB: HWNI), a leading global provider of managed cybersecurity and technology […]

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High Wire Promotes Susanna Song to Chief Marketing Officer as Company Launches New Digital Marketing Campaign and New Products

BATAVIA, Ill., June 8, 2023 — High Wire Networks, Inc. (OTCQB: HWNI), a leading global provider of managed cybersecurity and technology enablement, has promoted Susanna Song from VP of marketing […]

High Wire Networks Bridges the Cybersecurity Coverage Gap with New Overwatch Cyber Warranty™ Program

New Protection Plan Creates Affordable and Easy to Implement Cybersecurity “Safety Net” for Qualified MSPs and Their Business Clients High Wire Networks, Inc. (OTCQB: HWNI), a leading global provider of […]

High Wire Appoints Seasoned Tech Executive, Curtis Smith, as Chief Financial Officer

BATAVIA, Ill., May 31, 2023 — High Wire Networks, Inc. (OTCQB: HWNI), a leading global provider of managed cybersecurity and technology enablement, has appointed Curtis Smith as chief financial officer, succeeding Dan […]

High Wire Launches Cybersecurity Job Training Program for Military Service Members and Veterans in Partnership with U.S. Department of Defense

High Wire Networks, Inc. (OTCQB: HWNI), a leading global provider of managed cybersecurity and technology enablement, has launched a cybersecurity job training program for retiring military service members and veterans in […]

High Wire VP of Marketing and Communications, Susanna Song, Named to CRN 2023 Women of the Channel

High Wire Networks, Inc. (OTCQB: HWNI), a leading global provider of managed cybersecurity and technology enablement, announced its vice president of marketing and communications, Susanna Song, was named to the 2023 […]

High Wire to Provide Overwatch OT/IoT Security™ Agentless, Zero Trust, Cybersecurity Solution for Major U.S. Health System

High Wire Networks, Inc. (OTCQB: HWNI), a leading global provider of managed cybersecurity and technology enablement, has won a major new contract from a channel partner to deliver High Wire’s 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 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) […]

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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” […]

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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 […]

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 […]

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