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The Art of Winning: AI in Global Cyber and Hybrid Warfare | Cybersecurity Simplified Episode 51

In this special edition of Cybersecurity Simplified, host Susanna Song takes the global stage in Warsaw, Poland. You may not always hear about cyberattacks or feel the immediate impact, but […]

The Future of SIEM | Cybersecurity Simplified Ep. 50

SIEM has been a cybersecurity standard as far back as 2005. Its job is to collect, correlate and analyze data from disparate sources for use in risk detection and forensic […]

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: […]

Cybersecurity Simplified – Episode 49: Macrotrends in Managed Cybersecurity with Jay McBain

Cybercrime is relentless and keeps cybersecurity pros on their toes looking for creative and cutting-edge solutions to secure their operations. Worldwide investment in cybersecurity is now nearly $250 billion a […]

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 Network Awarded 2023 TMCnet Best Tech Podcast Award

High Wire Networks Honored for Offering Exceptional Solutions   BATAVIA, IL (4/4/2024) – High Wire Networks announced today that TMC, a global, integrated media company, has named the Cybersecurity Simplified Podcast […]

Brute Force Botnet: Overwatch Experts Discuss

As Overwatch keeps a close eye on the recent Brutus botnet attacks that are impacting multiple industries, Senior Director of Partner Success Bob Roberts and Director of Security Engineering Aaron […]

Cybersecurity Simplified Episode 48 – Why You Should Care About the NIST 2.0 Launch

We’ve got big news in the world of cybersecurity for you all today! The National Institute of Standards and Technology, or NIST, just issued version 2.0 of its Cybersecurity Framework, […]

Cybersecurity Simplified Episode 47 – Why Reinforce MDR with Zero-Trust Microsegmentation

If a thief or vandal breaks into your house by picking the front door lock, they can take or break anything and everything in your home. But what if every […]

What MSPs Should Look For In a Managed Security Services Provider

“You guys actually care.” That’s a common piece of feedback we’ve received from several of our customers. Why? As CTO of High Wire Networks David Barton explained in a recent […]

The Hallmarks of Effective Security Operations Centers

What makes a Security Operations Center (SOC) effective? In an interview with Stellar Cyber and D3 Security, High Wire Networks CTO David Barton discusses what makes Overwatch’s SOC unique– from […]

How Automation Simplifies Cybersecurity

High Wire Networks CEO Mark Porter joins eChannelNEWS’ Julian Lee to talk about cybersecurity, and specifically how automation works to simplify data and help analysts filter out the noise. Be […]

Cybersecurity Simplified – Episode 44 Show me the Money — Ransomware Attacks Hit Las Vegas Casino Giants

It’s been all over the news— casino giants MGM and Caesar’s were victims of a massive cyber-attack this past week. With such high-profile cybersecurity news, you know that co-hosts of […]

Event: Business Call – Overwatch Secure Browser Solution

Event: Business Call – Overwatch Secure Browser Solution Date: Monday, July 17, 2023, 11 am ET Toll-free replay number: +1 (844) 512-2921 International replay number: +1 (412) 317-6671 Replay ID: […]

High Wire Networks and EverFast Fiber Networks Partner to Provide Overwatch Managed Cybersecurity to Midwest Businesses

EverFast and High Wire Co-Sponsoring and Presenting at INTERFACE Kansas City 2023 on July 13 High Wire Networks, Inc. (OTCQB: HWNI), a leading global provider of managed cybersecurity and technology enablement, […]

What are the Advantages of Delivering Through High Wire Tech Services?

Interested in how working with High Wire Tech Services benefits you? CEO Mark Porter explains how High Wire’s hands-on approach helps partners deliver faster, more cost-effective, and overall more efficient […]

Cybersecurity Simplified – Episode 41 IoMT Security: Are Connected Devices Making Your Network Sick?

 The adoption of connected devices in medical practices and hospitals is rising quickly, improving operational efficiencies but also exposing networks to viruses and other threats. Our guest today is […]

How MSPs Grow Revenue and Client-base with Managed XDR (Everything Detection and Response)

 Managed XDR (MXDR) is the new security solution MSPs are implementing in their stack through a master managed security services provider (MSSP) because it solves the business challenges of […]

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Security Today 2022 New Product of the Year Award for Cybersecurity as a Service

Overwatch Vulnerability Management Announced Winner of the Security Today 2022 New Product of the Year Award in the Cybersecurity as a Service Category Security Today magazine, the leading industry media brand […]

Cybersecurity Simplified-Episode 39 Network Security: Trends to Watch from an OG CISO

 What’s next for network security? Who better to ask than the expert who’s helped define the space since 1985? Our next guest started his career developing security solutions at […]

Cybersecurity Simplified – Episode 37 Cyber Warranty: Next Generation Cyber Insurance Solution

 Over and above layering solutions to detect and protect against a cyberattack, many companies also buy extra protection with cyber insurance to help them recover from a loss. But […]

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 […]

Cybersecurity Simplified – Episode 35: The Science and Art of Forecasting Risk

   Who is Alan Turing? In his short lifetime, Alan Turing invented the computer on paper in the 1930s. Turing proved mathematically that it was possible to put symbols […]

6 Must-haves in Your Incident Response Plan to Combat Emotional Distress

We are all aware that a cyberattack can take a heavy toll on an organization’s financial and reputational status, but what about the emotional toll on the employees who have […]

Overwatch Managed Security Reports Rapid MRR Growth Through First Six Months of 2022

Managed Cybersecurity Revenue Jumps 111 Percent First Half of Year BATAVIA, Ill., June 29, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — High Wire Networks Inc. (the “Company” or “High Wire”) (OTCQB: HWNI), announced today […]

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Kim Stoltz of High Wire Networks Featured on CRN’s 2022 Women of the Channel Power 70 Solution Providers List

Channel Sales Executive Named to Prestigious List of Channel Leaders High Wire Networks (the “Company” or “High Wire”) (OTCQB: HWNI), a leading global technology systems integrator and managed cybersecurity solutions […]

Cybersecurity Simplified – Episode 26: MSPs or MSSPs – What’s the Difference?

Cyberthreats are not only increasing but evolving. Keeping up is more than a full-time job. That’s why many business owners and IT leaders turn to cybersecurity experts. Should they be […]

Technology and Cybersecurity Veteran Drives Engagement for Overwatch Partner Program

Bob Roberts Named Partner Success Manager to Enable High Wire Partners to Sell Managed Security Services and Technology High Wire Networks Inc. (the “Company” or “High Wire”) (OTCQB: SGSI), a […]

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High Wire Networks Announces Managed Services Agreement with Florida-based Network Operator

Contract Expected to Bring $1 Million to $4 Million Annually with Possible Expansion High Wire Networks Inc. (the “Company” or “High Wire”) (OTCQB: HWNI), announced today it has entered into […]

High Wire Networks Wins Managed Services Contract Worth Over $600,000 Annually for National Healthcare Provider

Contract Extensions Expected Based on Performance High Wire Networks Inc.’s (the “Company” or “High Wire”) (OTCQB: SGSI) today announced it will begin a managed services networking solutions deployment at more […]

High Wire Networks Releases Third Quarter 2021 Results

Thirty-five Percent Pro Forma Revenue Growth Year-Over-Year High Wire Networks Inc. (the “Company” or “High Wire”) (OTCQB: SGSI) reported earnings for the period ended September 30 and provides management discussion […]

Cybersecurity Simplified – Episode 12: Ransomware is Booming – What Businesses Need to Know

You see it in the headlines every day— ransomware attacks disrupting businesses and the economy in a broader sense.  2020 was a bad year for ransomware attacks. 2021 is already […]

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High Wire Networks Wins $1.3 Million Managed Services and Maintenance Program for National Garbage and Recycling Services Company

Value-added Reseller Leverages High Wire’s 15,000 Field Technicians for Network Support at Customer Sites Across North America Spectrum Global Solutions Inc. (the “Company” or “Spectrum”) (OTCQB: SGSI), announced today that High […]

ABC 7 Eyewitness News Interviews CISO Phil Burnett About Latest Ransomware Attack in Gary, Indiana

CISO Offers Advice on How to Protect Your Business from Ransomware Attack Continued cyber threats and the frequency we hear about ransomware attacks on the news is alarming. According to […]

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Spectrum Global Solutions Announces Transition Services Agreement with High Wire Networks

Interim Agreement Enables Company to Receive Benefits of Merger in Advance of Closing Spectrum Global Solutions Inc. (the “Company” or “Spectrum”) (OTCQB: SGSI), a single-source provider of next-generation communications network […]

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High Wire Networks Names Don Schmidt as Executive Vice President of Technology Solutions

Sales and Operations Management Veteran to Drive Strategy and Growth for Key Business Unit Spectrum Global Solutions Inc. (the “Company” or “Spectrum”) (OTCQB: SGSI), announced today that High Wire Networks Inc. […]

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High Wire Networks Launches Overwatch Managed Firewall Enabling MSP Partners to Boost MRR

As-a-Service Solution Simplifies Network Security for Hybrid Work, Including Headquarters, Branch, Home and Mobile Offices         BATAVIA, IL – April 20, 2021 – Spectrum Global Solutions Inc. […]

SGSI Update from CEO Mark Porter

Spectrum Global Solutions, ( OTC:SGSI ) ( the “Company” ), new CEO Mark Porter, provides an update to SGSI shareholders. I wanted to take the opportunity to formally introduce myself […]

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 […]

Spectrum Global Solutions Agreement to Merge with High Wire Networks Featured on e-Channel News

Spectrum Global Solutions Announces Definitive Agreement to Merge with High Wire Networks In his interview with e-Channel News Mark Porter, President and CEO of High Wire Networks, talks about the […]

Cybersecurity- How to Find the Right Partner

In this 28 minute video, Jeremy Cullen (former MSP owner and current Overwatch channel enablement specialist) sits down with CTO David Barton and CEO Mark Porter.

In This Together- Response to COVID-19

A message to our partners, customers and organization. While these are challenging times, High Wire Networks is still working for you.

Zero Trust Remote Access: A Better Approach to VPN

We take you through 6 short videos to explain why the Zero Trust model has recently emerged as an alternative, providing a better architecture for protecting sensitive company resources.

What is Open- XDR?

Overwatch Managed Security’s Chief Technology Officer, David Barton, explains why SIEM is outdated and how Overwatch partners and customers can benefit from XDR, Open Detection and Response.

MSP Expo/Tech Super Show Interview w/ CEO Mark Porter

Rich Tehrani, President of TMCnet interviewed CEO Mark Porter about the growth of Overwatch Managed Security at the 2020 Tech Super Show in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

Does Your IT Staff Suffer from Patch Fatigue? And What You Can Do About It

As the number of vulnerabilities found in software hits an all-time high, security teams are struggling with keeping on top of the patching process – i.e., updating software to apply […]

WEBINAR: A New Paradigm for Service Providers

Join us on March 21st at 1:00pm CST Subject matter experts from High Wire’s Networks’ Overwatch Managed Security Services & Seceon, Inc., developers of the aiSIEM Platform, will discuss these […]

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