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Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP) News: 22 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 Monday, October 22, 2018.

6. Facebook Acquiring Cybersecurity Firm?: That's the rumor.

5. Breached: The Affordable Care Act’s federal exchange system for insurance was breached and about 75,000 consumer files compromised, The Wall Street Journal reports.

4. Breach Disclosures & Compliance: Banks and financial institutions in the Philippines are now required to report security breaches within two hours of detection, according to PhilStar Global.

3. Yale Breach Lawsuit: Yale University faces two lawsuits related to a 2008 breach, according to Security Today.

2. IPO Plan: CrowdStrike is gearing up to pursue a $3 billion-plus IPO in 2019, according to Reuters.

1. Conference: Secureworks Access 2018, a new cybersecurity conference, kicks off this week in Atlanta. Stay tuned for updates.

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.