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Cybersecurity Simplified – Episode 7: Why is Cybercrime Surging in the Coronaverse?

 In this episode of Cybersecurity Simplified, we’ll talk about cybercrime, the increased risk of remote work and what you can do to minimize it.  

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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 & […]

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 their first year of sales per end customer. No limit on the number of customers. The more customers they close, the more money in your […]

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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. […]

Overwatch Security 24/7 Spares Client from Ransomware

Overwatch Security 24/7 Monitoring and Response alerts the client about the malicious attack. A Managed Services Provider (MSP) out of California, whose network is monitored by the Overwatch Security Operations Center (SOC) based out of Batavia, Illinois, is open and in business today—and not recovering from a ransomware attack –  due to Overwatch’s comprehensive cybersecurity […]

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 […]

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 […]

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High Wire Networks Boosts Platform Capacity to Meet MSP’s Demand for Overwatch Managed Security Services

Investment is the First Step in Multiyear, Multimillion-dollar Expansion Plan to Enhance Processing, Reliability, Features and Reporting High Wire Networks, a leading global technical field, professional and cybersecurity services company, announced today at CompTIA ChannelCon Online that it has invested an additional $500,000 to boost network resilience and capacity to meet the increasing demand for […]

Are You Up to Date with Your Windows Products?

The Overwatch Security Operations Center (SOC) has issued an important reminder for Windows users. Certain Windows products are reaching the end of their support lifecycle. Please evaluate your systems to determine if any of these products are no longer being supported. If unsupported, they will have a negative impact on your network environment. Issues that […]

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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 […]

The Frightening Truth About TikTok

Consider these risks. By David Barton, Chief Technology Officer TikTok, a very popular app that shares videos, is under fire – for good reason.  It seems, from the moment you install it, the TikTok app starts to gather massive amounts of data tracking the users’ every move.  While their data practices are similar to other […]

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 […]

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, […]

Overwatch Delivers Next-gen Cloud Detection and Response Cybersecurity Solution

Managed Security Platform Extends Protections to the Cloud with Real-Time Visibility into IaaS, PaaS and SaaS Apps High Wire Networks, a leading global technical field, professional and cybersecurity services company, today announced that it is offering Cloud Detection and Response (CDR) as part of the Overwatch Managed Security Platform as a Service. The Overwatch platform […]

Big Companies Not Immune to Ransomware!

By David Barton, CTO Over the weekend, Maze ransomware hit a very large IT services company, according to Bleeping Computer. In the past, this malware gained entry using different techniques: exploit kits via drive-by downloads, remote desktop connections (RDP) with weak passwords, email impersonation, and email spam.  In the majority of cases, when the phishing […]

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 […]

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 […]

Beware! The IRS may not be the IRS

By: Nick Pratt (Overwatch Security Analyst) and Ben Weerts (Overwatch Inside Sales/Marketing) As we approach the October 15 extension deadline, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is alerting taxpayers about a new email phishing scam. A spoofed IRS.gov link has led taxpayers to a bogus web page where they have been prompted to download malware. The […]

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, […]

High Wire Networks’ Ed Kelly reunites with daughter in Hurricane Dorian aftermath

Ed Kelly and his wife Tami just returned from a week-long trip to Nassau, Bahamas where they reunited with their daughter Tara, who was on the island during Hurricane Dorian. Kelly, a service delivery manager for High Wire’s Overwatch Managed Security, says his daughter lost power for two days and had flooding near her home […]

ChannelPro Network Interviews Overwatch

Joel Zaidspiner from The ChannelPro Network met with the Overwatch Managed Security team last month at ChannelCon by CompTIA  in Las Vegas.  He sat down with Josue Vargas, Overwatch’s Director of Security Operations.  Why attend CompTIA and what makes Overwatch a great product for MSPs and VARs in the IT channel?  High Wire Networks has been around for […]

The ultimate guide to marketing and selling security services

There is nothing more important than a first impression, and in business, your first impression is usually made through marketing, long before you and a potential customer ever meet face to face. We have put together this guide to help you think through the ins and outs of both marketing your security services and making […]

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