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Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP) News: 17 September 2018

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

Here’s the update for Monday, September 17, 2018.

5. Microsoft Security: Microsoft has extended support for its Antimalware Scan Interface (AMSI) to Office 365 client applications, offering its customers protection against script-based threats at runtime, BleepingComputer reports.

4. CrowdStrike Conference: CrowdStrike is hosting its Fal.Con 2018 cybersecurity customer conference this week in Miami. Stick around for potential news from the show.

3. SolarWinds MSP Security: Keep an eye on this week's Empower MSP conference, hosted by SolarWinds MSP. It's a safe bet the company will update its cybersecurity strategy for MSPs. The news will likely build on the company's recent Trusted Metrics acquisition...

2. Cylance Conference: The first-ever Cylance Prevent conference launches this week in Huntington Beach, California. The endpoint protection company has been working more closely with MSSPs over the past year. We're checking to see if the company plans to make any partner program updates in the days ahead. Stay tuned.

1. Top 100 MSSPs – Complete List: If you missed the unveiling last week, you can find the Top 100 MSSPs 2018 list here.

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.