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Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP) News: 10 October 2019

Each business day, MSSP Alert broadcasts a quick lineup of news, analysis and chatter from across that managed security services provider ecosystem.

  • The Content: Written for MSSPs, SOC as a Service (SOCaaS), Managed Detection and Response (MDR) and MSP security providers — and those who need to partner up with such companies.
  • Frequency and Format: Every business morning. Typically one or two sentences for each item below.
  • Reaching Our Inbox: Send news, tips and rumors to [email protected].

A. Today’s MSSP Alerts

1. FBI Warning - Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA): Here are the details.

2. Growth - Data Storage & Protection: Cohesity's software revenue has grown 100 percent year over year. Nearly 70 percent of Cohesity's active channel partners grew their business more than 100 percent during the period, while more than 50 percent of active partners grew their business with Cohesity more than 200 percent. Partners typically leverage Cohesity to deliver managed backup, file share, archival, disaster recovery, and security services, the company says. The venture-backed company did not disclose actual revenue or profit figures.

B. MSSP Partner Programs and Strategic Alliances

1. SMB Security:  BullGuard has released BullGuard Small Office Security, a cloud-managed endpoint security service designed specifically for small businesses. The service is available at launch exclusively through channel partners.

2. All Partner Programs: Search the comprehensive ChannelE2E Partner Program Database here. Also, submit your company information here and your partner program can be listed in the database.

C. Next Five Cybersecurity Conferences

  1. FireEye Cyber Defense Summit (October 7-10, Washington, D.C.)
  2. EuroCACS/CSX 2019 (October 16-18, Geneva, Switzerland)
  3. Mimecast Cyber Resilience Summit (October 28-30, Dallas)
  4. Infosecurity and ISACA North America Expo and Conference (November 20-21, New York)
  5. RSA Conference USA 2020 (February 24-28,  2020, San Francisco)
  6. Bonus: The complete MSSP Alert calendar

Email me your news, rumors and tips for potential coverage here on MSSP Alert.

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.