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Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP) News: 20 March 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 lineup for Tuesday, March 20, 2018:

5. Unified Endpoint Protection: Endgame has released a set of open-source tools that allow enterprises to test defenses against modern attacker behaviors. These tools, called red team automation (RTA), directly map to MITRE's ATT&CK matrix, a framework for attacker techniques and tactics.

4. Distribution: SaaS aggregator AppXite will distribute Auth0’s identity and access management platform to MSPs, VARs and systems integrators.

3. Cyber Insurance: Forty-two states and U.S. territories have implemented ISO's cyber insurance program, which features coverage options and rating information to help insurers address the cyber market, the company says.

2. Partnership: BlackBerry Secure is now available on Microsoft Azure, part of a broader BlackBerry-Microsoft alliance that aims to manage and safeguard mobile devices.

1. IBM Security: Stay tuned for IBM Security-centric updates from the IBM Think conference this week in Las Vegas. We expect to share details later today on MSSP Alert.

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.