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Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP) News: 03 April 2020

Today’s MSSP, MDR & cybersecurity news involves Active Cypher ransomware mitigation, Crowdstrike, Kaspersky, KnowBe4, Vade Secure, Zoom & more.

Yes, Even MSSPs Will Experience Layoffs, Job Cuts and Furloughs

Coronavirus pandemic triggers some layoffs at MSSPs, MDR (managed detection & response), and SOC as a Service (SOCaaS) cybersecurity companies.

Cybersecurity Asset Management Funding: Axonius Raises $58 Million

Cybersecurity asset management solutions company Axonius raises $58 million in a Series C funding round led by venture capital firm Lightspeed Venture Partners.

Microsoft to Hospitals: Update VPN Security on Ransomware Threat

Microsoft tells “several dozen hospitals” to immediately patch virtual private network (VPN) infrastructure to mitigate ransomware threat.

Work From Home: Free Cybersecurity Software Offers, Extended Trials

A list of free cybersecurity software tools, cloud & SaaS offers to assist MSSPs with Work From Home (WFH) shifts amid coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP) News: 02 April 2020

Today’s MSSP, MDR, SOAR & cybersecurity news involves Acronis, Automox, Axonius, Crowdstrike, Enzoic, Okta, Securonix, Swimlane, Tanium, VMware Carbon Black & more.

Ransomware Attacks vs Hospitals: Hacker Groups Take Different Stances

Amid coronavirus pandemic, some hacker groups continue ransomware attacks vs hospitals while other hacker teams stand down.

Government Tracks Mobile Location on Millions in Coronavirus Pandemic

How the United States is gathering, aggregating & analyzing mobile location data to fight the coronavirus pandemic. Will privacy issues emerge?

Alert Logic Seeks To Stand Out From MDR Cybersecurity Crowd

Amid crowded cybersecurity market, Alert Logic seeks to clearly define Managed Detection and Response (MDR) services and their benefits.

Amazon Detective: AWS Cloud Security Service Launches

Amazon Detective, and AWS cloud security service, launches to help organizations investigate security incidents across their AWS workloads.