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10 Most Read Managed Security and MSSP News Stories: Week Ended 17 June 2022

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This week’s most read MSSP news stories involved BlackCat ransomware attacks vs Microsoft Exchange; Atos Evidian breakup; Invicti vulnerability management; Lacework & OneTrust layoffs; Microsoft buys Miburo; Stellar Cyber hires; and more.

Microsoft Acquires Miburo for Threat Intelligence, Detection and Response Security

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Microsoft buys Miburo, a cyber threat intelligence company that defends “the free information environment, democracies & citizens from extremism & authoritarian influence.”

Microsoft Launches Entra Identity and Access Solutions

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Microsoft releases Entra identity and access solutions to help organizations protect end-user identities across hybrid & multi-cloud environments.

Microsoft MSDT In Windows Vulnerability: Follina Zero Day Details, Mitigation Strategies Explained

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Microsoft Office RCE ‘Follina’ MSDT attack vector details, and Zero Day mitigation strategies for MSSPs & security-driven MSPs.

Data Security Company NXTsoft Spins Out MSSP ThreatAdvice

ThreatAdvice joins growing list of MSSPs spinning off from technology, IT consulting and security software companies. Here’s why.

Fake TeamViewer Ads, Malware Disable Windows Defender

A ZLoader campaign, promoted through fake TeamViewer ads placed on Google Adwords, implements malware that disables Microsoft Windows Defender, SentinelOne reports.

Cloud Security Buy: XDR Provider Elastic Acquires Build.Security

Extended detection & response platform provider Elastic buys authorization policy management company build.security to expand its cloud security capabilities.

MDR M&A: Simpson Associates Acquires Bleam Cyber Security

UK data analytics company Simpson Associates acquires Bleam Cyber Security for MSSP and Managed Detection and Response (MDR) services.

The Top 5 Legacy SIEM Failures for MSSPs

The future for SOCaaS, MSSP and MDR service providers is the Modern SIEM. Here’s why partners need to shed legacy SIEM options, Sumo Logic asserts.

6 Benefits of Bundling Services

The best MSPs scale their businesses by offering standardized service bundles. Indeed, bundled services offer these six MSP business benefits, Zix says.