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MSSP Market News: XM Cyber, CyberArk, Keeper Security, Fortinet

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Today’s MSSP Alert Market News:

1. Cloud Security Release: XM Cyber, a specialist in continuous exposure management, has unveiled new capabilities designed to help enterprises prioritize and fix critical exposures in their multi-cloud environments. This innovation empowers cloud security teams to build an actionable remediation plan that prevents high-impact attacks, increases efficiency and enables accurate reporting on true risks across multi-cloud infrastructures, the company said.

2. MSP Dashboard Debuts: CyberArk, an identity security specialist, has launched the CyberArk MSP Console, a new tool for MSPs that improves operational efficiency and scalability. Now, MSPs can seamlessly view and monitor customers using the CyberArk Identity Security Platform via a dedicated, comprehensive dashboard, the company said.

3. Mobile Device Passkey Support: Keeper Security, a provider of cloud-based cybersecurity software protecting passwords and privileged access, has brought to market support for passkey management on iOS and Android mobile devices. With Keeper, passkeys are created, stored and managed in the Keeper Vault and can be used to log in to websites and applications across all browsers and operating systems, the company said.

4. Cybersecurity Platform Upgrades: Fortinet has delivered the latest version of its FortiOS operating system and other major enhancements to the company’s cybersecurity platform, the Fortinet Security Fabric. FortiOS 7.6 empowers customers to better mitigate risk, reduce complexity and realize a superior user experience across their entire network, the company said.

5. Security Dashboard Debuts: IT-Harvest, a cybersecurity industry analysis and research specialist, has launched its IT-Harvest Product Dashboard. This platform offers a comprehensive database of all cybersecurity products, providing a resource for organizations aiming to fortify their defenses against cyber threats, the company said. The IT-Harvest Product Dashboard features an extensive collection of over 10,000 products from 3,770-plus cybersecurity vendors worldwide.

6. Ransomware Prevention Release: Adlumin, a security operations command center provider, has brought to market a new ransomware prevention feature that immediately detects and stops ransomware from encrypting files. In benchmark tests against malware from some of the world’s most notorious ransomware groups, including Black Basta, Conti, Ryuk, NoEscapeLocker and others, Adlumin Ransomware Prevention saved, on average, 99% of the file system from encryption, the company said.

7. Bot Management Launch: Fastly, a specialist in global edge cloud platforms, has introduced Fastly Bot Management to help organizations combat automated bot attacks at the edge and significantly reduce the risk of fraud, DDoS attacks, account takeovers and other online abuse. The solution instantly classifies non-malicious and malicious bots at the network edge and provides multiple server-side and client-side mitigation techniques, the company said.

8. MXDR Proficiency Achieved: MSP Logicalis has achieved Microsoft verified managed extended detection and response (MXDR) Partner Status. By achieving this status, Logicalis has proven that its MXDR services, including a security operation center (SOC) with 24/7 proactive hunting, monitoring and response capabilities, are all built on tight integrations with the Microsoft Security platform, the company said.

9. Leadership Move: Optiv, a cyber advisory and solutions specialist, has named veteran sales and revenue leader John Hurley as the company's chief revenue officer, a new role that will focus on the company's revenue generation strategy and go-to-market approach. Prior to joining Optiv, Hurley served as chief revenue officer at Quantum; several vice president roles at Cisco, including growth marketing and Americas global service provider; and as area vice president, corporate business group, at Dell, among others.

10. Data Breach: The OWASP (Open Worldwide Application Security Project) Foundation, a nonprofit that focuses on software security, has disclosed a data breach after some members' resumes were exposed online due to a misconfiguration of its old Wiki web server. OWASP says it discovered the Media Wiki misconfiguration in late February following several support requests. The incident only affected members who joined the foundation between 2006 and 2014 and provided resumes as part of the old membership process. (Source: Bleeping Computer)

Jim Masters

Jim Masters is Managing Editor of MSSP Alert, and holds a B.A. degree in Journalism from Northern Illinois University. His career has spanned governmental and investigative reporting for daily newspapers in the Northwest Indiana Region and 16 years in a global internal communications role for a Fortune 500 professional services company. Additionally, he is co-owner of the Lake County Corn Dogs minor league baseball franchise, located in Crown Point, Indiana. In his spare time, he enjoys writing and recording his own music, oil painting, biking, volleyball, golf and cheering on the Corn Dogs.