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MSSP Alert’s news coverage of cybersecurity, malware, ransomware, managed security services providers (MSSPs), managed detection and response (MDR), security operations centers (SOCs), SIEM, SOAR and more. Contact Us: Send news and inquiries to MSSP Alert Editor Joe Panettieri, Joe@AfterNines.com. Text urgent inquiries to Joe’s cell phone: 1-631-463-8600. Our staff contacts are listed here.

Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP) News: 25 November 2020

Today’s MSSP news involves BIO-Key, Blue Cube Cyber, Capstone Headwaters, CompTIA PenTest+, ConnectWise, Cyber Risk Aware, FoxGuard, Industrial Defender, StratoZen, Strong and Hanni & more.

Acronis Cyber Protection Gains Vulnerability Assessment Software Tool

Acronis True Image 2021 cyber protection solution now features a vulnerability assessment tool & an advanced anti-ransomware software engine.

Research: Extended Detection and Response (XDR) Security Adoption Accelerates

Over nine in 10 organizations are working on an extended detection & response (XDR) project or planning an XDR investment, Hunters & ESG Research say.

MDR Provider Pondurance Hires Program Director, Chief Strategy Officer

Managed detection & response (MDR) provider Pondurance appoints Mariana Swann as its program director for legal & insurance & Lyndon Brown as its CSO.

Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP) News: 24 November 2020

Today’s channel partner & MSP news involves Acronis, AlertOps, ConnectWise, Ibex Investors, Latbc, Lightspin, Palo Alto Networks, Pondurance & more.

Sumo Logic Research: Multi-Cloud Security Findings

Multi-cloud adoption has increased due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and many global orgs are revamping their security strategies, a Sumo Logic research report shows.

CyberArk Partners with Forescout, Phosphorous for IoT Security

Privileged access management company CyberArk unveils a cybersecurity solution with Forescout & Phosphorous to help organizations protect their IoT devices.

Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP) News: 23 November 2020

Today’s MSSP news involves AWS cloud security posture management (CSPM), build.security funding, Cloudian, CrowdStrike, Fugue, VMware, YL Ventures & more.

Sophos 2021: Expect Ransomware, Evolving Attacks to Frame Threat Landscape, IT Security

Sophos cybersecurity research predicts ransomware, malware & threat detection trends for 2021.

Senate Passes IoT Security Legislation to Protect Feds’ Device Procurement

U.S. Senate approves Internet of Things (IoT) Cybersecurity Improvement Act of 2020. What President Trump’s potential signature means for IoT security.