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Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP) News: 25 February 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 Monday, February 25, 2019.

8. New York Investigates Facebook: New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Friday ordered two state agencies to investigate a media report that Facebook may be accessing far more personal information than previously known from smartphone users, including health and other sensitive data, Reuters notes.

7. Printer Security Breaches: Fully 60 percent of businesses in the UK, US, France, and Germany suffered a print-related data breach in the last year. The data loss related to these breaches costs companies an average of more than $400,000, according to Quocirca's Global Print Security Report.

6. Intuit Data Breach: Intuit has disclosed a "stuffing" attack that led to a data breach, the TurboTax software maker has disclosed in a breach notification.

5. UConn Health Data Breach: UConn Health is warning patients about a data breach that could impact more than 300,000 people, NBC News reports.

4. Password Management Security Flaw: It looks like some password management systems are suffering from a security flaw. We'll share some more thoughts soon.

3. SIEM Momentum: -- LogPoint, a SIEM and Big Data Analytics company, generated annual recurring revenue (ARR) sales growth of 70 percent in 2018, and gained roughly 200 new customers during the year, the company says.

2. NIST Mobil Security Guide: NIST has updated its mobile security guide to address cloud and hybrid builds.

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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.