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Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP) News: 05 November 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 Joe@AfterNines.com.

A. Today’s MSSP Alerts

1. Funding – Fraud Prevention: RedMarlin, a deep learning-powered fraud prevention company protecting, has raised $10 million in Series A funding led by Thomvest Ventures and Crosslink Capital.

2. LendingCrowd Data Breach: LendingCrowd has discovered a data security incident resulting in unauthorized access to the personal data of a subset of investors, Finextra reports.

3. Rebrand – Unified Endpoint Security: Verismic Software is rebranding around the Syxsense moniker. The company is an IT security solution provider that offers patch management, vulnerability scans, and Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR) capabilities in a single console.

4. Private Equity – Identity Verification: Corsair Capital has invested $40 million in Germany-based IDnow.

5. VMware-Carbon Black Strategy: Some important news surfaced at VMworld Europe 2019. (Teaser alert: That link will activate around 11:00 a.m. eastern on Tuesday.)

B. MSSP Partner Programs and Strategic Alliances

1. Cisco Security for Partners: It’s safe to expect updates from Cisco Partner Summit 2019.

2. BlackBerry Via AWS: Two of BlackBerry’s secure communication solutions, BlackBerry AtHoc and BlackBerry’s SecuSUITE for Government, are now available on Amazon Web Services (AWS).

3. Cyber Risk and Google Cloud Platform: Redseal, a provider of cyber risk modeling for hybrid network environments, now supports Google Cloud Platform

4. 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. Qualys Security Conference (November 18-21, Las Vegas)
  2. Infosecurity and ISACA North America Expo and Conference (November 20-21, New York)
  3. PercyhCon 2020 MSP Security Conference (January 29-31, Tampa, Florida)
  4. RSA Conference 2020 (February 24-28, San Francisco)
  5. Bonus: The complete MSSP Alert calendar

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

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