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Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP) News: 16 January 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 Wednesday morning, January 16, 2019.

7. Distribution - Identity Management: Ingram Micro has agreed to distribute OneLogin, a Unified Access Management platform.

6. Federal Security Contract: Electrosoft has won a $41 million contract to provide IT security services to the Department of Commerce's International Trade Administration (ITA). The contract, competed under 8(a) STARS II, provides for a base period and four one-year options. Twenty-three vendors competed for the deal.

5. Talent: Former McAfee Channel Chief Gavin Struthers has joined Sophos as regional VP in Asia Pacific-Japan, according to his LinkedIn profile.

4. Hacker Refund?: A hacker who allegedly stole over $1 million in Ethereum Classic funds has promptly returned some of the money without persuasion, Blockonomi notes.

3. Partner Program - MSSP Phishing Mitigation: Cofense has launched a Managed Security Service Provider (MSSP) program. We'll share more details soon.

2. Partner Program - MSSP Analytics: Uplevel Security, a developer of security analytics and graph theory, has launched a Partner Program. Early members include Optiv. The effort includes a channel program and an MSSP program.

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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.