Managed Security Services Morning News: 06 June 2017


Each morning MSSP Alert broadcasts a quick lineup of news, analysis and chatter from across the global MSSP (managed security services provider) ecosystem.

Here’s the lineup for Tuesday, June 6, 2017:

8. SecureWorks Revenues: Revenue at SecureWorks, the MSSP, jumped 13.8 percent to $113.6 million for the company's fiscal Q1 2018 ended May 5. During the quarter, SecureWorks launched a security monitoring service for Office 365.

7. MSSP and McAFee: NXN, which promotes smart city technologies, plans to bet heavily on managed security services that leverage McAfee's technologies.

6. SIEM Training: SANs plans to offer the "industry's first vendor-neutral SIEM training" at a Las Vegas security conference later this year.

5. Endpoint Security Failures: Duo Security studied 4.6 million endpoint devices and found a huge number of desktop and mobile systems running legacy operating systems that aren't patched properly. We'll share more details later this week.

4. Anomaly Detection: Teramind, which develops technology to battle insider threats, has released their latest software feature – Anomaly Detection.

3. Funding - IoT Security: Armis, an enterprise IoT security company, launched from stealth today with $17 million in funding from Sequoia Capital and Tenaya Capital. Armis offers a technology platform that lets enterprises see and control compromised and unmanaged devices and rogue networks accessing their systems, effectively eliminating the IoT security blind spot that exists in all businesses today, the company claims.

2. Security PartnershipLastline and Hillstone Networks have partnered to promote a malware detection system integrated with Hillstone Networks’ Next-Generation Firewall (NGFW), Hillstone’s intelligent Next-Generation Firewall (iNGFW) and Hillstone’s CloudEdge solution.

1. Talent: Trustwave is in major hiring mode. The MSSP plans to hire roughly 100 cybersecurity experts and employees in Chicago this year, according to CEO Robert McCullen's statements to the Chicago Tribune.

Joe Panettieri

Joe Panettieri is co-founder & editorial director of MSSP Alert and ChannelE2E, the two leading news & analysis sites for managed service providers in the cybersecurity market.