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Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP) News: 09 June 2020

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. SOCaaS - Revenue Momentum: Arctic Wolf's fourth fiscal quarter of FY2020, ended April 30, set a record for most revenue and most new customers. The company's revenue doubled during fiscal year 2020. Actual revenue and net income figures were not disclosed. Arctic Wolf, which develops Security Operations Center (SOC) as a Service for businesses and channel partners, raised $60 million in Series D funding March 2020.

2. Security Orchestration, Automation and Response (SOAR): DFLabs has upgraded its IncMan SOAR platform to more effectively serve OT and IoT use cases.

3. Cyber Insurance: Cowbell Cyber has added FICO Cyber Risk Score measurements to Cowbell Cyber’s own risk-rating factors, Cowbell Factors.

4. Work From Home (WFH) Firewalls: WatchGuard has launched Firebox T Series tabletop firewall appliances for small, home and midsize office environments.

5. Risk Mitigation - AWS: TalaTek TiGRIS -- a governance, risk management, and compliance (GRC) solution -- is available for purchase in AWS Marketplace.

6. Ransomware Families Form Crime Syndicate: Details about the alleged cybercrime cartel are here.

7. Password Management: One Identity has introduced a new feature within One Identity Safeguard for Privileged Passwords 6.6. The feature manages and secures the use of corporate personal passwords to access corporate third-party accounts. Corporate users can store their passwords for online accounts to services within a new Personal Password Vault, the company says.

8. IAM - Centrify Partner Program: Centrify, a provider of identity-centric privileged access management (PAM) solutions, has unveiled the Centrify Reliance Partner Program. Chris Peterson, VP of worldwide channels and alliances, is driving the effort. The program features deal registration, pricing options that put more structure around margins and discounts, and more. The program has platinum, gold and silver tiers.

9. PC Matic Expands: The US-based cybersecurity software provider has expanded into Brazil.

10. Research - Penetration Testing:, which develops a Pentest as a Service (PtaaS) platform, today released findings from The State of Pentesting: 2020.

11. Research - State of Email Security: Mimecast's 2020 findings are here.

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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.