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10 Most Read MSSP and Managed Security News Stories: Week Ended 02 June 2022

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This week’s most read managed security services provider (MSSP) news stories involved:

10. SureFire Raises $10M for Incident Response: Surefire Cyber emerges from stealth with $10 million in Series A funding & offers an incident response platform for cyber insurers, brokers & law firms.

9. U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Ransomware Perspectives: A report — titled "Use of Cryptocurrency in Ransomware Attacks, Available Data and National Security Concerns" — outlines 11 cybersecurity recommendations.

8. Russia Cyberattacks vs. Ukraine – The Timeline: A day-by-day look at Russia’s kinetic and cyber war vs. Ukraine.

7. What Broadcom-VMware Deal Means for Carbon Black MSSPs: Here’s what the Broadcom-VMware M&A deal may mean for MSSPs & security-driven MSPs that run VMware Carbon Black endpoint security software.

6. Top 40 MDR Service Providers: Our annual look at leaders from the world of managed detection and response (MDR) services.

5. Top 250 MSSPs for 2021: Our annual look at the world’s top managed security services providers. Side note: Our Top 250 MSSPs survey for 2022 is open.

4. Microsoft MSDT Zero Day Vulnerability: Microsoft Office RCE ‘Follina’ MSDT attack vector details, and Zero Day mitigation strategies for MSSPs & security-driven MSPs.

3. Lacework Layoffs: Lacework, a cloud security platform for AWS, Microsoft Azure & Google Platform, cuts staff, accelerates path to profits & continues MSSP engagements.

2. Hanesbrands Ransomware Attack: Hanesbrands — owner of Hanes & Champion clothing businesses — hires cybersecurity forensic firm to investigate May 24 ransomware attack.

1. Cybereason Layoffs: Cybereason staff cuts reflect weak demand for IPOs (initial public offerings). Security company must control costs while competing vs. CrowdStrike, SentinelOne.

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.