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MSSP Alert’s news coverage of cybersecurity, malware, ransomware, managed security services providers (MSSPs), distributed denial of service attacks (DDoS) & more.

Gartner: 35 Percent of Organizations Lack Cybersecurity Expert

More than three in 10 organizations don’t have a cybersecurity expert on staff, researcher Gartner said, based on data from its new 2018 CIO Agenda Survey.

Pelta Cyber Security, Softworld’s New Unit, Offers MSSP-Like Portfolio

IT staffing and consulting firm Softworld spins up Pelta Cyber Security division.

Okta Acquires Zero Trust Security Firm ScaleFT

Okta, the Identity & access management (IAM) & single sign-on (SSO) solutions firm, acquires secure remote access company ScaleFT & its Zero Trust security platform.

Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP) News: 19 July 2019

Today’s MSSP & cybersecurity news involves Avast, CyberArk, Duo Security, IBM, Okta, Pelta, ScaleFT, Softworld & more.

IBM Security Revenues Hit $1 Billion Per Quarter

IBM Security revenues surged 81% to $1 billion in Q2 2018. That likely indicates strong demand for IBM X-Force command centers & associated managed security services.

SentinelOne: Global Channel Partner Revenue Grows More Than 350% YoY

Endpoint protection platform provider SentinelOne doubles its international channel partners & triples its North American partners over the past 12 months. Key alliances include Continuum — a major MSP platform provider in the SMB sector.

Microsoft Azure Cloud Security: SoftwareONE, Trend Micro, Rapid7 Make Moves

Amid growing Microsoft Azure adoption, companies like SoftwareOne, Trend Micro and Rapid7 are launching security services to safeguard public cloud workloads. Details emerged at the Microsoft Inspire 2018 worldwide partner conference.

RapidFire Tools Upgrades, Rebrands Threat Detection to Cyber Hawk

RapidFire Tools, which provides IT assessments and network security solutions for managed service providers (MSPs), adds two new features to its internal threat detection appliance and rebranded the solution to Cyber Hawk from its previous Detector SDS moniker.

Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP) News: 18 July 2018

Today’s MSSP & cybersecurity news involves AlienVault, AWS cloud security, CompTIA Penetration Testing Certification, Crowdstrike, CyberGym, CyberMDX funding, Enveil, ManageEngine SIEM, McAfee layoffs, Mimecast, Rapid7, SentinelOne, SoftwareOne, Trend Micro, Verodin & more.

Optiv Security Launches Privileged Access Managed Service

Top 100 MSSP Optiv Security & CyberArk partner to deliver a Privileged Access Managed Service to safeguard privileged credentials.