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MSSP Market News: Bitdefender, NinjaOne, Radware, Barracuda

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Each business day MSSP Alert delivers a quick lineup of news, analysis, and chatter from across the MSSP, MSP and cybersecurity world.

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Today’s MSSP Alert Market News:

1. Security Partnership: Bitdefender and NinjaOne have integrated their next-generation endpoint protection and management solutions. The integration combines NinjaOne with the Bitdefender GravityZone Platform, a unified security and risk analytics platform that provides endpoint detection and response (EDR) and extended detection and response (XDR) across physical, virtual and multi-cloud environments, the companies said.

2. MSSP Delivers DDoS Protection: Radware, a cybersecurity and application delivery solutions provider, has signed a an MSSP agreement with Lightpath, an infrastructure-based connectivity provider. Lightpath is using Radware’s AI-powered DefensePro DDoS Protection to offer customers a DDoS scrubbing service designed to combat today’s increasingly complex threats, Radware said.

3. Email Security Advancement: Barracuda Networks, a cloud-first security solutions provider, has announced increased efficacy with its email protection platform and additional AI innovation for better defenses against emerging threats. Barracuda's AI-enabled solutions block 99.2% of targeted phishing attacks without the need for manual configuration, conserving time and IT resources for customers and managed service providers, the company said.

4. Cyber Defense Partnership: Immersive Labs announced that its hands-on cyber exercises are now available on the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) Cyber Mission Force Persistent Cyber Training Environment through an integration with the Ultimate Knowledge institute’s (UKi) OpenDash360 Platform. The partnership gives DoD personnel access to best-in-class content to build critical knowledge, skills and judgement to effectively prepare for and respond to cyber threats.

5. MDR Collaboration: Binary Defense, a managed detection and response (MDR) provider, is collaborating with Aon, a global professional services firm, to serve as Aon’s exclusive MDR provider for small and medium-sized enterprises. Aon combines cyber risk management insights with its cybersecurity consulting experience to enable data-driven decision making when collaborating with clients to better identify and holistically manage cyber risk, the companies said.

6. New MSP Partner Program: Cradlepoint, a specialist in cloud-delivered LTE and 5G wireless edge network solutions, has unveiled significant updates for MSPs in the United Kingdom and Ireland. The newly redesigned Cradlepoint MSP Partner Programme is tailored to fit the unique and evolving needs of the MSP Partner business model. With features designed to enable MSPs build and run a more robust service, Cradlepoint’s MSP Programme will help partners take advantage of this rapidly growing market, the company said.

7. Security Partnership: Knightsbridge is partnering with Cloudburst to serve Knightsbridge’s Southeast Asia and government, corporate and institutional client base. Knightsbridge's fintech solutions encompass a diverse array of offerings, spanning institutional finance, AI, blockchain, cybersecurity solutions and data analytics platforms, the company said.

8. CISA Issues Guidance, Advisory: The Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) in partnership with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and international partners, has released Mitigating Cyber Threats with Limited Resources: Guidance for Civil Society. The joint guidance provides civil society organizations and individuals with recommended actions and mitigations to reduce the risk of cyber intrusions. CISA has also added one new vulnerability to its Known Exploited Vulnerabilities Catalog, based on evidence of active exploitation: CVE-2024-4671 Google Chromium in Visuals Use-After-Free Vulnerability. These types of vulnerabilities are frequent attack vectors for malicious cyber actors and pose significant risks to the federal enterprise, CISA said.

9. Google Chrome Vulnerability: Google has released emergency security updates for the Chrome browser to address a zero-day vulnerability tagged as exploited in attacks. The latest bug, tracked as CVE-2024-4761, is an out-of-bounds write problem impacting Chrome’s V8 JavaScript engine, which is responsible for executing JS code in the application. (Source: Bleeping Computer)

Jim Masters

Jim Masters is Managing Editor of MSSP Alert, and holds a B.A. degree in Journalism from Northern Illinois University. His career has spanned governmental and investigative reporting for daily newspapers in the Northwest Indiana Region and 16 years in a global internal communications role for a Fortune 500 professional services company. Additionally, he is co-owner of the Lake County Corn Dogs minor league baseball franchise, located in Crown Point, Indiana. In his spare time, he enjoys writing and recording his own music, oil painting, biking, volleyball, golf and cheering on the Corn Dogs.