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October 03, 2017

The Channel Futures Podcast No. 6: Equifax, Firemen and the Battle of Our Lifetime

By: T.C. Doyle, Channel Futures On Tuesday Oct. 3, the disgraced CEO of Equifax, Richard Smith (below, right), was in Washington trying to explain to a House subcommittee how his company came to lose control of the personal information of nearly 150 million consumers. It did not go well. Smith gave a fuzzy recollection of the timeline […]

September 11, 2017

What’s the Fallout from the Equifax Breach? Hint: It Isn’t Looking Good for Anybody

By: Kris Blackmon, Channel Futures From Equifax to the 143 million Americans whose data is at risk, nobody is coming out of this breach unscathed. In the aftermath of the Equifax debacle last week, the credit reporting company is facing some tough questions and close scrutiny from consumers, members of Congress, state attorneys general and […]

July 24, 2017

[Press Release] ID Agent Recognized on 2017 Emerging Vendors List by CRN

ID Agent Emerging as Leader in Dark Web Monitoring and Identity Theft Protection Market WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 24, 2017) – ID Agent, provider of Dark Web monitoring and identity theft protection solutions, announced that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named the company to its 2017 Emerging Vendors list in the Security category. […]

July 20, 2017

Protecting Clients from Lurking Threat of the Dark Web

By: Kevin Lancaster, ID Agent, Article from ENX Magizine It seems like every time you turn on the news, there’s another large-scale cyber incident reported, and it’s only discovered after the hackers have published personal information on hundreds of thousands or even millions of people at a time for sale on the Dark Web. And, […]

June 28, 2017

‘7 Minutes’ With ID Agent Director of Sales Matt Solomon

By: Lorna Garey, Channel Partners **Editor’s Note: “7 Minutes” is a feature where we ask channel executives from startups – or companies that may be new to the Channel Partners audience – a series of quick questions about their businesses and channel programs.** Because customers don’t have enough to worry about, the subset of the […]

April 20, 2017

Firm Offers ‘Affordable’ Dark Web Monitoring for MSPs

By: Aldrin Brown, Channel Futures ID Agent’s Dark Web ID provides around the clock alerting and monitoring for signs of compromised credentials by constantly scouring shadowy corners of the World Wide Web. Our first question at MSPmentor was: Is “Dark Web monitoring” really even a thing? Turns out it is, and SaaS vendor ID Agent says it’s […]

March 29, 2017

Cyber criminals targeting .edu emails and sharing them on the Dark Web

By: Sarah Simmons, Fox5 Computer experts are seeing a huge increase in stolen email accounts up for sale on the Dark Web, specifically emails from universities around the country. The Dark Web is where cyber criminals live. They are buying and selling emails and accounts used by students, faculty, staff and even alumni. These email addresses — .edu […]

Millions of Stolen US University Email Credentials for Sale on the Dark Web

Researchers find booming underground market for stolen and fake email credentials from the 300 largest universities in the US. Stolen email addresses and passwords from the largest US universities are offered for sale on the Dark Web at anywhere from $3.50 to $10 apiece. But that’s only a snapshot of a lucrative underground market for […]

March 01, 2016

A Third of Top Federal Contractors Found Especially Vulnerable to Cyber Theft

A Third of Top Federal Contractors Found Especially Vulnerable to Cyber Theft WASHINGTON, D.C., March 1, 2016 – More than a third of the largest contractors to the federal government have a higher-than-average risk of being hacked by cyber criminals, according to a new study by Winvale, a leading government contract consultancy. The study, conducted by Winvale’s ID […]

February 23, 2016

[Press Release] ID Agent Releases Federal Supply Chain Analysis Report: Cyber Threats from the Dark Web

ID Agent Releases Federal Supply Chain Analysis Report: Cyber Threats from the Dark Web Inaugural Study Highlights Professional Services Contractors WASHINGTON, D.C. – (February 23, 2016) – ID Agent, a division of Winvale, today launched the first in its series of Federal Supply Chain Analysis reports, highlighting cyber threats from the Dark Web. The report evaluated leading contractors […]