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Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP) News: 11 May 2018

Each morning MSSP Alert broadcasts a quick lineup of news, analysis and chatter from across the global managed security services provider, SOC (security operations center) and IT outsourcing ecosystem.

Here’s the lineup for Friday, May 11, 2018.

4. Momentum: Proofpoint says its revenue run rate hit $700 million in 2018, up from 40 percent in 2017.

3. Equifax Breach Involved Passports: Equifax acknowledged that 3,200 passport images and information were stolen as part of last year's security breach, despite previously denying such a thing occurred, US News reports.

2. Container Security: CyberArk has launched a security package for the Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform. CyberArk Conjur Enterprise running on Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform addresses DevOps secrets management, the company says.

1. Symantec Falls: Symantec alarmed Wall Street analysts on Thursday night with a vague statement about an internal investigation that was initiated after concerns were raised by a former employee. Symantec's stock declined more than 30 percent when Wall Street opened this morning as shareholders struggled to interpret the potential scope of the investigation.

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.