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Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP) News: 12 April 2019

Each business day, 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 daily business update for Friday, April 12, 2019.

6. WikiLeaks Founder - Hacking Charge: Julian Assange faces a hacking charge and will likely be extradited to the United States following his arrest in Europe. The entire indictment is posted on Wired.

5. Cyber Education: Stetson University is launching a Bachelor of Science in cybersecurity program in the fall of 2019.

4. SMB Security: EZShield has launched a Small Business Suite that addresses identity protection and resolution services, the company says.

3. M&A - MSPs & Cybersecurity: Corsica Technologies, backed by Inverness Graham Investments, has acquired EDTS and EDTS Cyber for their respective MSP and MSSP capabilities, CRN reports.

2. Ransomware Warning: The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has issued a Protecting Against Ransomware warning and tip sheet.

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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.