Managed Security Services, Threat Intelligence

GroupSense Brings Threat Intelligence to MSSPs, MSPs

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GroupSense has made its portfolio of cyber intelligence services available to managed security service providers (MSSPs) and managed service providers (MSPs) through its new Tracelight Fuse threat information offering, the company said.

Tracelight is an automated, cloud-based infrastructure that gathers real-time data from a client’s external attack surface. Tracelight Fuse is an MSSP- and MSP-centric platform. GroupSense said that with Tracelight Fuse, MSSPs can automate remediation actions.

GroupSense monitors the underground and open webs to identify security breaches and other issues before the organizations themselves detect that they have been compromised, the company said. Finished intelligence is then delivered through Tracelight Fuse to MSSPs and MSPs to use to help solve customer problems.

Advanced Security for Midmarket Clients

According to the company, the Tracelight Fuse offering also gives MSPs and MSSPs a way to serve the midmarket with advanced security services and differentiate themselves in a highly commoditized business.

For example, when Tracelight Fuse finds client data in a breach, MSSPs can automatically force password resets for the client organization. This enables a higher level of threat protection than data feeds, which are commonly used by organizations for security information.

Tracelight Fuse is available now to MSPs and MSSPs and is offered on a per-customer pricing model. The service is delivered as an application programming interface (API) to Tracelight Fuse.

"The typical cybersecurity operation is overloaded with threat data feeds," said GroupSense CEO Kurtis Minder. "These feeds are broad in scope and might not be relevant to the type of operation being protected by the subscriber. GroupSense solves this problem by giving MSPs and MSSPs high-fidelity, finished intelligence, so it is always relevant to each customer's operation and prioritized so service providers solve the most pressing issues first."

D. Howard Kass

D. Howard Kass is a contributing editor to MSSP Alert. He brings a career in journalism and market research to the role. He has served as CRN News Editor, Dataquest Channel Analyst, and West Coast Senior Contributing Editor at Channelnomics. As the CEO of The Viewpoint Group, he led groundbreaking market research.