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10 Most Read MSSP Security Stories: Week of July 24, 2020

Within the MSSP (managed security services provider) market, here are the 10 news, research and analysis stories that attracted the most readership for the week ended July 24, 2020, according to MSSP Alert:

1. Fortinet Buys Opaq Networks: The deal empowers MSSP partners with more SASE capabilities.

2. Ascend and Infogressive Merge: The deal, backed by private equity, unites a Top 100 Vertical Market MSP and a Top 200 MSSP.

3. Five Most Common Web Attacks: An oldie but a goodie. One of our most-read blogs has remained on the charts for quite some time.

4. Threat Monitoring for RMM Software: This Perch Security development stirred strong readership from MSPs that are seeking to lock down their RMM (remote monitoring and management) software platforms.

5. Ransomware Attacks Telecom SA: One of South America's largest telecom service providers suffers ransomware hit...

6. Top 200 MSSPs List 2019: Last year's list still attracts big readership. This year's list will surface in September 2020. Participate in the survey and your MSSP could earn honors.

7. Top 20 MDR Companies: Who is turning heads in the managed detection and response (MDR) market.

8. BT Embraces Microsoft Azure Sentinel SIEM: We sense that MSSPs and MSPs will increasingly align with either Azure Sentinel or Google Chronicle...

9. Department of Homeland Security Cyber Funding: How much will the United States pay to strengthen its security stance? Recent legislation provides clues.

10. Micro Focus Acquires SOAR Platform: Security Orchestration, Automation and Response continues to attract investment dollars and M&A activity.

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.