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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. (“High Wire”) and its cybersecurity business unit, Overwatch Managed Security, has teamed up with BKD Cyber, the cybersecurity and IT risk consulting arm of BKD CPAs & […]

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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 professional services to telecommunications and enterprise markets, announces today the Company’s entry into a definitive agreement of merger (the “Agreement”) with High Wire Networks Inc. […]

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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 promise, no technical jargon) Fun and exploratory (from the latest cyber crime to the newest AI solution) Join co-hosts CTO David Barton and Dir. […]

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 challenging. The evaluation process can be overwhelming, and the final decision has a long-lasting impact. The choice is more difficult now than ever before, having to decide on the thousands of security tools in the […]

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 3:13 a.m. CDT on September 25 when Overwatch Intelligent Video Surveillance Solution (iVS) detected motion on the property. The management console, which leverages real-time artificial […]

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 provider, announced today that Anthony Sparber, a service delivery expert with more than 30 years of operations, engineering and sales management experience, has joined the […]

High Wire Networks Expands White Glove Technical Field Services Across 6 Continents and 27 Countries

Enterprise Services Program Quintuples Revenue in One Year While Serving Big Tech Companies on Behalf of Strategic VAR Partner High Wire Networks Enterprise Services program is gaining momentum and projected to deliver services at more than 1,500 sites across the globe in 2020, spanning 27 countries in six continents. High Wire Networks Enterprise Services team […]

A Message From the COO

By Charles Hughes, Chief Operating Officer To all our partners and customers, thank you for your cooperation and support during these unprecedented times.  It has been and continues to be a privilege to support you during this pandemic and as we start to return to near normal levels of operations. I am proud of how […]

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 Managed Security Platform-as-a-Service, announced today that cybersecurity technical expert Ryan Harrison has joined the company as Senior Manager of Cybersecurity for Overwatch. In his role, […]

High Wire University: Ready to Win More Deals?

12/15 @ 9 a.m. CT Know Your Brand: How to Market Yourself and Your Business by Dir. of Marketing Susanna Song <Register here> 12/15 @ 5 p.m. CT Know Your Brand: How to Market Yourself and Your Business by Dir. of Marketing Susanna Song <Register here> Build Your Tech Field Service Skills for Free Let’s […]

Why Do We Need an Agile Workforce?

By: Charles Hughes, High Wire Networks’ Chief Operating Officer & CompTIA Guest Blogger In our global society, where the pandemic COVID-19 can suddenly wreak havoc in our marketplace, is your company agile enough to respond quickly and correctly to the disruption? “Notice that the stiffest tree is most easily cracked, while the bamboo or willow […]

WiFi Predictive Surveys & 1,500 AP Installs Completed in Six Weeks

The idiom “time is of the essence” took on new meaning at the start of the new year. High Wire Networks (HWN) was tasked by a new client, a value added reseller partner, to deploy WiFi solutions for a national auto body shop: to conduct physical site and WiFi predictive surveys and to install access […]

Impressive Eleven Hundred Site Visits in Nine Months for SD WAN Rollout

High Wire Networks (HWN) wasted no time on behalf of a multimillion-dollar value-added reseller partner, to install new firewalls and switches and replace access points for a garbage and recycling services company, The VAR leveraged High Wire Networks for a rack-and-stack install at 800+ locations across North America in a 41-week period. At each location, […]

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 today that Charles Hughes, an operations management and service delivery expert with more than 20 years of executive experience, has joined the company as Chief […]

High Wire Networks Adds Strategic International Partner to Offer Cybersecurity Outside of the U.S.

West Sealand Digital to Sell the Overwatch Managed Security Platform-as-a-Service to SMBs in EMEA Countries  CHICAGO & GUERNSEY – September 17, 2019 – High Wire Networks, a leading provider of managed security services based in Chicago, entered into a strategic partnership with West Sealand Digital (WSD), a managed security service provider (MSSP) based in Guernsey, […]

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