Managed Security Services Provider Morning News: 30 August 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, August 30, 2017:

5. Identity & Access Management:  Workato now integrates with Okta, delivering a no-code platform for IAM (Identity and Access Management) workflows and automations across enterprises.

4. M&A: Inside Secure has acquired Meontrust, a Finland-based cybersecurity emerging-growth company, in an all-cash cash transaction of up to 5 million euro (about US$5.97 million). Meontrust develops MePIN, an authentication, identification and authorization technology for the financial, insurance, retail and telecom markets.

3. M&A: Forcepoint has acquired Redowl, which specializes in security analytics. We'll share more thoughts soon.

2. M&A: SolarWinds MSP has acquired SpamExperts B.V., a provider of email security solutions deployed in the cloud or on-premises, with services for incoming (spam and virus) filtering, outgoing filtering, and email archiving. We'll share more details soon.

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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.