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Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP) News: 04 October 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 update for Thursday, October 4, 2018.

6. Penetration Testing:  VantagePoint has expanded its security penetration services.

5. Homeland Security & Cyber Responsibilities: The Senate on Wednesday passed a key cyber bill that solidifies the Department of Homeland Security’s role as the main federal agency overseeing civilian cybersecurity.

4. Bank Cyberattack: Mauritius banking group SBM Holdings said on Wednesday that its Indian operations suffered a cyber fraud earlier in the week, and that the bank has potentially lost up to $14 million, Reuters says.

3. Education: Cylance has launched a 12-week, online Enterprise Cybersecurity Leadership program.

2. Funding: Perch Security has raised $9 million in Series A funding from ConnectWise with participation from existing investor Fishtech Group.

1. Department of Homeland Security Warning to MSPs: Find it here.

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.