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

 Veteran Security Practitioner Rick Howard shares how Alan Turing’s ideas and Thomas Bayes’ Theorem hold the key to how organizations should forecast risk. Most organizations default to heat maps relying on a low, medium, and high model. But they aren’t reliable. What if we said you’re better off providing risk metrics, that offer ballpark […]

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 had to work through it? Recently, we addressed the human side of surviving a cyberattack on The Cybersecurity Simplified Podcast. We interviewed Ed Vasko, Director […]

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 High Wire’s Overwatch Managed Cybersecurity division grew its monthly recurring revenue by 111 percent, in step with the growth of partner acquisitions and end customer […]

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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 provider, announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Kim Stoltz, Vice President of Sales, to its 2022 Power 70 Solution […]

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 looking for MSPs or MSSPs? What’s the difference? Today’s guest has some deep thoughts about this and other pressing cybersecurity questions. In this episode of […]

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 leading global technology systems integrator and managed cybersecurity solutions provider, has named a former IT Manager of two Fortune 500 companies, Bob Roberts, as Partner […]

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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 a managed services agreement with a fast-growing network operator and provider of wholesale services to wireless network operators, business services, and residential and hospitality clients […]

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 than three-thousand medical clinics across the country. Under the recurring revenue contract starting January 1, High Wire will deliver managed remote helpdesk solutions to replace […]

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 and analysis. Highlights of the third quarter earnings report are as follows: Third quarter 2021 revenue of $11.37 million compared to same period pro forma […]

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 shaping out to be way worse.

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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 Wire Networks Inc. (“High Wire”) has been awarded a  managed services and maintenance contract to centralize all network and desktop support at 1,240 sites across […]

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 experts, cybercrime is a national security level threat and different types of cyber-attacks have reached a record high recently.    Sadly, yesterday was not […]

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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 and professional services to telecommunications and enterprise markets, announces today the Company’s entry into a Transition Services Agreement (the “Agreement” or “TSA”)  with High Wire Networks […]

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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. (“High Wire”), a leading global technology systems integrator and managed cybersecurity solutions provider, has tapped Don Schmidt, a 35-year global sales and operations executive, to […]

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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. (the “Company” or “Spectrum”) (OTCQB: SGSI), announced today that High Wire Networks Inc. (“High Wire”) and its cybersecurity business unit, Overwatch Managed Security, today introduced […]

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 as the new CEO of Spectrum Global Solutions and provide our shareholders an update on the Company, our vision, strategy and exciting future that we […]

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 enterprise markets, provides an update on the Company’s merger (the “Merger”) with High Wire Networks Inc. (“High Wire”) and announces the appointment of Mark Porter as […]

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 company’s journey as the leading global technology systems integrator and managed cybersecurity solutions provider, navigating the challenges through the times of pandemic, the agreement to […]

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 the latest security fixes. In fact, last year, a whopping 16,500 vulnerabilities were reported in everything from Microsoft Office to operating systems to obscure, vertical-specific […]

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 important security topics: The Changing Security Paradigm A.I., Machine Learning & Behavioral Analysis – Your Competitive Edge Holistic Approach to Managed Security Webinar Registration Sign-up […]

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