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Huawei: Banned and Permitted In Which Countries? List and FAQ

Where is Huawei Technologies banned & permitted for 5G networking business & smartphones? Here’s a list of countries, companies, 5G wireless network projects & their Huawei business status. Updated May 24, 2019.

Chipmakers Halt Supplies to Huawei Technologies

Huawei Technologies faces supply chain, chip & software partner challenges amid new U.S. regulations against the China-based networking & smartphone giant.

10 Most Read MSSP Stories of the Week: May 17, 2019

This week’s most read managed security services provider news on MSSP Alert involves Arctic Wolf Networks, CrowdStrike, MDR, RYUK ransomware, Tenable & more.

M&A Deal Exposes Cloud Services Provider to Ransomware

An M&A deal exposed a cloud services provider (CSP) to RYUK ransomware. The cyberattack is a healthy reminder for aggressive M&A cyber due diligence.

How Google’s Parent and Microsoft Are Transforming Cybersecurity

Chronicle’s Backstory (from Google parent Alphabet) & Microsoft Azure Sentinel are cloud-based security analytics tools that address SOC team challenges. Here’s why.

Kaseya Acquires ID Agent for Dark Web Monitoring

Kaseya acquires ID Agent, empowering MSPs & IT departments with dark web monitoring, threat intelligence, identity monitoring & more cybersecurity services.


Kaseya-ID Agent Deal Faces Intense MSP Software Competition

Kaseya’s acquisition of ID Agent empowers MSPs with dark web monitoring, threat intelligence & more. But ConnectWise, Continuum, Datto, SolarWinds MSP & other rivals have growing cybersecurity businesses.

MSP Acquisition: NST Buys Microsoft, Cisco Systems Partner Urban Digital Solutions

Network Solutions & Technology (NST) acquires Cisco Systems & Microsoft partner Urban Digital Solutions (UDS), uniting two MSPs from Long Island, New York.

Ntiva Buys DTS, Marking Six MSP Acquisitions In Three Years

Ntiva, a managed IT services provider (MSP) offering cloud & cybersecurity solutions, buys Diverse Technology Solutions (DTS). That’s Ntiva’s sixth MSP acquisitions in three years.

Splunk Partner Keyes Acquires WayNorth For Website Design Business

Splunk security and analytics partner Keyes Information Technology (KIT) acquires Website design specialist WayNorth LLC.