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Overwatch -Master Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP)

Learn why MSP and IT Firms are counting on Overwatch Managed Security to provide managed cybersecurity services to their customers of all sizes and in all verticals. David Barton, Chief Technology Officer of High Wire Networks, and Philip Burnett, Chief Info Security Officer of High Wire Networks have come together to develop a marketplace of […]

Why Should I Find a Partner to Provide Managed Cybersecurity Services?

By: Jeremy Cullen, Overwatch Channel Sales Director Should I buy the security infrastructure and tools to build out your own security operation center (SOC) or find a partner that manages those tools for me? Cybercrime is on everyone’s radar, as the efforts of the bad actors continue to evolve.  From small business owners to executives […]

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 solutions provider, has been named Channel Chief of the Year at the Channel Partner Insight (CPI) Channel Innovation Awards, which celebrate players in the managed […]

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 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 Wire Networks to the Top 250 MSSPs list for 2020 (http://www.msspalert.com/top250). The list and research identify and honor the top MSSPs, managed detection and response […]

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.

Overwatch Cybersecurity

High Wire Networks Partners with The TNS Group to Deliver Overwatch 24/7 Cybersecurity Solutions

A Top 200 Managed Service Provider Provides Overwatch Managed Security Offering to Clients in the New York Metro Area and Surrounding Region High Wire Networks, a leading global technical field, professional and cybersecurity services company, today announced that it has partnered with The TNS Group, a leading provider of IT managed services, to distribute High Wire […]

Six Shortcuts to Help Managed Service Providers Educate Clients on Cybersecurity

Every MSP should be educating clients on cybersecurity. If you aren’t, what are you waiting for? By Travis Ray, Director of Channel Sales, Overwatch Why MSPs Should Educate Clients on Cybersecurity: Every one of your clients has cyber-risks that need to be mitigated. Period. Some clients are more aware of the risk than others, but overall cyber is still a new frontier; education needs to […]

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 a lucrative path from security analyst to information security manager with salaries ranging 15-20% higher than the average salary of an IT infrastructure analyst. These […]

8 Best Cybersecurity Practices for Working Remotely

If you and/or your employees are working remotely due to COVID-19, please consider these recommendations. It is imperative we keep a vigilant watch over our networks and data during these precarious times. 1.      Require up-to-date firewalls and anti-malware on all devices, including cell phones and tablets. 2.      Ensure all Internet connections are secure. 3.    […]

MSP Customer Mistakenly Think Their Security is Included

But They Can Be with Managed Security Platform as a Service Businesses are becoming more aware of cybersecurity risks. At this point, they know enough to be dangerous … literally. They understand that they don’t know what they don’t know and have outsourced management of their IT systems and networks to a managed services provider […]

High Wire Networks Supports Global Delivery of Overwatch Managed Security Services with New International Data Center

Guernsey-based Facility Boosts Availability, Georedundancy & GPDR Compliance for Businesses Around the World. High Wire Networks, a leading provider of managed security services based in Chicago, announced today the addition of a new international data center in Guernsey, British Isles, to support the delivery of High Wire Network’s Overwatch managed security services globally. Through a […]

MSPs, Build Trust by Solving Clients’ Biggest Business Problem: Security

MSP Today Q&A with High Wire Networks’ CEO Mark Porter Security is a business problem, not a technology problem, said High Wire Networks’ CEO Mark Porter in an interview with Erik Linasek, Editor of MSP Today.  He adds, that this is true both for MSPs and their clients. Security is no longer optional, said Porter, […]

High Wire Networks Introduces Overwatch 24/7 as Cornerstone for Overwatch Managed Security Platform as a Service

Solution Goes Beyond SIEM, Combining XDR Technology & 24/7 Security Operations Center as a Service to MSPs and Their Clients High Wire Networks a leading global technical field, professional and cybersecurity services company, today at MSP Expo introduced Overwatch 24/7, the cornerstone of the Overwatch Managed Security Platform as a Service. Overwatch 24/7 combines X […]

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, […]

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 the Channel Daily News.  Here’s an excerpt of the interview.  How is High Wire Network’s relationship with CompTIA and what are some of the reasons why you attended Channelcon recently?   It’s all […]

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