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Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP) News: 23 March 2018

Today’s MSSP & cybersecurity news updates involve Cryptojacking, CyberCube Analytics, IBM PartnerWorld, IoT Security, ITC Secure, Netwrix, Rsam, Symantec, Tenable Network Security, Trianz & Twitter’s CISO.

OmniSOC Security Operations Center: A SOC Partnership Blueprint for MSSPs?

Five universities launch OmniSOC, a joint cybersecurity operations center (SOC) designed to protect colleges from cyberattacks. Will MSSPs explore similar shared SOC models?

What Is the Total Economic Impact of Unified Security Management?

Unified security management (USM) solutions offer many benefits for managed security services providers (MSSPs), an analysis of AlienVault USM Anywhere shows.

Kenna Security Hires Former Symantec Executive as Global Channel Chief

Predictive cyber risk platform company Kenna Security adds former Symantec & Veritas executive Rick Kramer as its VP of worldwide channel sales & alliances.

U.S. Department of Energy Pursues Cybersecurity Enhancements

U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announces the new Office of Cybersecurity, Energy Security and Emergency Response (CESER). Key mission: Defend the energy grid from alleged Russian hackers.

Facebook CEO Zuckerberg Vows Data Access Policy Changes Amid Harvesting Scandal

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg responds to user privacy crisis and vows changes after the social media giant “made mistakes.”

Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP) News: 22 March 2018

MSSP & cybersecurity updates involving DDoS attack mitigation, Google Cloud Platform, IBM Think 2018, Identity & Access Management (IAM) & the OmniSOC security operations center.

Cybersecurity Consulting Firms Netanium, Atlantic Data Security Merge

Cybersecurity solutions and IT consulting firms Netanium & Atlantic Data Security announce a merger agreement & will launch a joint company headquartered in Connecticut.

Carbon Black Announces VMware Digital Workspace Platform Integration

Endpoint security solutions firm Carbon Black integrates threat analytics & antivirus capabilities into the VMware Workspace One digital workspace platform.

Rackspace Extends Managed Security From AWS, Azure to Google Cloud

Rackspace managed security services extend to Google Cloud Platform. Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure support already in place.