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September 17, 2021 | By stephen

LeadingIT Named as a Top 250 Cybersecurity MSSP Worldwide

CHICAGO, Ill., September 17, 2021: LeadingIT, a Chicagoland cybersecurity and IT support company, has been named to the Top 250 MSSPs list for 2021 ( The list and research identify and honor the top Managed Security Support Providers (MSSP’s) worldwide.

“I am super proud of ALL the work our team has done to pivot our focus to cybersecurity and preventing breaches and ransomware for our clients versus traditional IT support.  The landscape has changed for all organizations and the methods and layers we have deployed are keeping our clients safe from these threats – preventing the lockouts and ransoms that have plagued so many other organizations.” said Stephen Taylor, CEO of LeadingIT.

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“After Nines Inc. and MSSP Alert congratulate LeadingIT on this year’s honor,” said Amy Katz, CEO of After Nines Inc. “Amid continued ransomware, malware and supply chain cyber attack

s, the MSSP Alert readership and community continues to mitigate risks for businesses and government organizations worldwide.”

The rankings are based on MSSP Alert’s 2021 readership survey combined with the digital media site’s global editorial coverage of managed security services providers. The fifth-annual list and research report track the managed security service market’s ongoing growth and evolution.

Highlights from the associated MSSP Alert research include:

  • Geography: Honorees are headquartered in 26 different countries.
  • Cyberattack Trends: The most frequent attacks targeting MSSP customers in 2021 include vulnerability exploits (87%), phishing (96%), and ransomware (89%) incidents.
  • Cybersecurity Solutions: In a continued sign of market fragmentation, MSSP survey participants mentioned 130 different hardware, software, cloud, and services vendors that assist their cybersecurity efforts — roughly even with our 2020 report.

The Top 250 MSSPs list and research were overseen by Content Czar Joe Panettieri (@JoePanettieri). Find the online list and associated report here: Top 250 MSSPs: Managed Security Services Company List and Research for 2021 – Page 10 of 25 – MSSP Alert.

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