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Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP) News: 02 July 2020

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Each business day, MSSP Alert broadcasts a quick lineup of news, analysis and chatter from across the 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. Managed Detection and Response (MDR) Services: Involta, a hybrid IT solutions provider, has launched Involta SecureHealth, a suite of managed IT services designed to support healthcare organizations, safeguard data and drive better patient outcomes. SecureHealth leverages Alert Logic's SaaS-based MDR platform.

2. Partnership - Microsoft Managed Security Services: ITC Secure, an MSSP, has partnered with Identity Experts, Microsoft Gold Partner for Security, to offer fully managed security services built on Microsoft’s security stack.

3. Partnership - Risk Management: RiskIQ has announced several new apps and add-ons for Splunk. The add-ons will "help security teams accelerate digital transformation initiatives as new threats are introduced to the enterprise," RiskIQ asserts.

4. Mongo Database Ransom Threat: A hacker has uploaded ransom notes on 22,900 MongoDB databases left exposed online without a password, a number that accounts for roughly 47% of all MongoDB databases accessible online, ZDNet reports.

5. Distribution - BYOD Security: Ingram Micro Cloud has agreed to distribute SyncDog's Trusted Mobile Workspace software.

6. SMB Cybersecurity: Cisco has published a multi-part look at proper SMB cybersecurity.

7. COVID-19 And Cyberattacks: AT&T Cybersecurity offers this COVID-19 threat intelligence research...

8. COVID-19 and Cloud Security Tools: UK organizations have accelerated their adoption of cloud-based security tools since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, Exabeam research shows.

9. Vulnerability Remediation: Vulcan Cyber customers can now add custom risk parameters to existing Vulcan Cyber algorithms for efficient vulnerability remediation.

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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.