Managed Security Services Provider Morning News: 13 September 2017

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 Wednesday, September 13, 2017:

4. DDoS Mitigation: DOSarrest Internet Security has delivered its fifth major upgrade to the company's fully managed cloud-based DDoS protection service.

3. Incident Response: Carbon Black has launched Q3 2017 release of Cb Defense, the company’s next-generation antivirus (NGAV) and endpoint detection and response (EDR) solution. The upgrade incorporates Carbon Black’s “Live Response” capability from Cb Response, leveraged by 1,700 enterprise customers globally.

2. Kaspersky Exiting Gov't Market?: It looks like Kaspersky Lab may completely exit the U.S. government market... The rumored move comes as the U.S. Government decides whether to ban Kaspersky's products from federal use. The feds claim Kaspersky has ties to Russia's government. Kaspersky denies the claims.

1. Top 100 MSSPs: Yup. We've upped the number. We're prepared to unveil the world's Top 100 MSSPs (Managed Security Services Providers) during our September 28 webcast. Register now.

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.