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CyberDefenses Appoints New COO to Continue Strengthening Cybersecurity Service Offerings

Brian Engle Expands His Work in Building Full-Suite Security Programs for Organizations

May 4, 2021 – AUSTIN, TEXAS CyberDefenses, an award-winning Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP) announced today the promotion of Brian Engle from the dual role of Vice President of Security Operations and Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) to Chief Operations Officer (COO) and CISO. Engle’s advancement to the COO role recognizes and expands his ongoing work…

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CyberDefenses and InfoForense Join Forces Against HAFNIUM Assault on Exchange Server

Illinois, Texas, California – InfoForense ( and CyberDefenses ( announced today joint capabilities to deliver incident response and managed security services as a comprehensive remedy to the recent attack on Microsoft Exchange.  The sophisticated HAFNIUM attack has potentially affected thousands of companies by exposing email servers to intruders with ongoing administrative access to the target’s…

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CyberDefenses Named to MSSP Alert’s Top 250 MSSPs List for 2020

SEPTEMBER 30, 2020, Austin, Texas – MSSP Alert, published by After Nines Inc., has named CyberDefenses, a leading managed security services provider, to the Top 250 MSSPs list for 2020 ( The list and research identify and honor the top MSSPs, managed detection and response (MDR) and Security Operations Center as a Service (SOCaaS) providers…

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CyberDefenses Employee Among First Candidates to Be Selected as a DoD CMMC Provisional Assessor

September 24, 2020 – CyberDefenses, a managed security services provider, announced today that Senior Cybersecurity Analyst, David Gray, is among the first candidates selected by the Department of Defense (DoD) Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) Accreditation Body (AB) to be a Provisional Assessor. Gray is one of 25 candidates to form the first pool of…

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CyberDefenses Partners With NASS to Promote #TrustedInfo2020

March 13, 2020  – AUSTIN, TEXAS Ahead of the 2020 elections, CyberDefenses is partnering with the National Association of Secretaries of State (NASS) to help promote their #TrustedInfo2020 initiative, a year-long voter education effort. The goal of #TrustedInfo2020 is to communicate to the American people that election officials are their trusted sources for credible and…

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CyberDefenses Awarded Contract From TIPS Purchasing Cooperative

Contract enables TIPS members to purchase cybersecurity services without a lengthy bid process

May 22, 2019 – AUSTIN, TEXAS CyberDefenses, a premiere Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP), today announced that is has been awarded a contract from The Interlocal Purchasing System (TIPS), as an approved vendor for cybersecurity services, including 24/7 threat monitoring and cybersecurity assessments and roadmap planning as well as cyber intelligence. TIPS is a national…

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CyberDefenses Launches Protect 2020 Election Security Service Bundle

Full Suite of Services and Simple Pricing Structure Help Election Officials Secure the Election

February 12, 2019 – AUSTIN, TEXAS CyberDefenses, premiere provider of cybersecurity services and an election security specialist, announces a new suite of election security services. The only security service offering of its kind, the Protect 2020 Election Security Bundle is designed to help state and local governments defend against vote tampering, data breaches, ransomware and…

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New Vice President of Federal Services Joins CyberDefenses to Accelerate Federal Business Growth

Jason Spezzano Brings Extensive Military and Federal Business Expertise to the Team

AUSTIN, TEXAS – January 18, 2018 CyberDefenses announced today that Jason Spezzano has joined the Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP) as Vice President of Federal Services. Since 2001, CyberDefenses has been providing cybersecurity services to the U.S. military, including the U.S. Air Force 26th Network Operations Squadron and the Defense Information Systems Agency.  Additionally, the…

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CyberDefenses Tackles Shortage of Cybersecurity Talent with New Apprentice Program

Company Celebrates Milestone with Graduation Ceremony at Texas State Capitol

AUSTIN, TEXAS – November 15, 2018 CyberDefenses is taking the lead in solving the skills shortage threatening the cybersecurity industry by launching an innovative new Apprentice Program. The program is designed to graduate experienced cybersecurity analysts with the required certifications and on-the-job expertise in less than a year. CyberDefenses’s first cohort of six apprentices celebrated…

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CyberDefenses Partners with the National Cyber-Forensics and Training Alliance to Deliver Cybersecurity Education

The partnership benefits industry beginners, pros by bringing together seasoned cybersecurity experts

AUSTIN, TX October 25, 2018 – CyberDefenses, a premier Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP) since 2001, has paired up with the National Cyber-Forensics and Training Alliance (NCFTA) to expand NCFTA’s training program into the southwestern United States. Through the partnership, the two organizations are combining their in-depth expertise and proven curricula to create the top…

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