MSSP News Alert: Wednesday 19 April 2017

Each morning MSSP Alert broadcasts a quick lineup of news, analysis and chatter from across the global MSSP (managed security services provider) ecosystem.

Here’s the lineup for Wednesday, April 19, 2017:

9. Security Partnership: - Lastline and Guidance Software have integrated Lastline Enterprise advanced malware protection with EnCase Endpoint Security to help partners and customers detect, validate, and respond to cyberattacks.

8. Secure Cloud Connections:  NTT Communications has extended Multi-Cloud Connect to Oracle Cloud. The connection provides a VPN between customers and their Oracle cloud workloads. Most major telecom and broadband companies now offer VPN-type links to Amazon Web Services and/or Microsoft Azure. Similar connections to Oracle Cloud are gradually emerging now.

7. Veeam Growth: Veeam's bookings grew 33 percent in Q1 2017, and the company continues to add about 4,000 new customers per month. Veeam's DRaaS and cloud backup services generated 59 percent growth in Q1 2017 vs. Q1 2016, the company said. We'll share more analysis soon. Related: The VeeamOn 2017 conference is set for May.

6. Managed Security for Microsoft Azure: Connectria Hosting has launched TRIA, a managed service for Microsoft Azure. It includes network operations center, security operations center and cost management services for Azure. We'll take a closer look at the SOC capabilities soon.

5. AWS Cloud Compliance: CloudCheckr has integrated with Allgress, an AWS-certified platform that provides compliance controls mapping for NIST 800-53, PCI DSS, HIPAA and other standards. The integration enables CloudCheckr customers to managing the compliance and cybersecurity of their AWS cloud in one unified view.

4. AWS Cloud Security: Observable Networks Inc. has enhanced its Endpoint Modeling technology to automatically detect changes in behavior related to Amazon Web Services (AWS) Lambda functions.

3. Funding: CyberGRX, which develops a cyber risk management platform, has raised $20 million in Series B funding. Also, Factom, Inc., a blockchain as-a-service (BaaS) company, raised $8 million in Series A funding.

2. HP Enterprise and MSSPs: Looks like HP Enterprise is promoting ArcSight to MSSPs. Here's the evidence. ArcSight is a SIEM (security information and event management) platform offered via SaaS.

1. Countdown to Launch: Yup. We wrote this blog on Wednesday, April 19 — quite a bit before MSSP Alert’s anticipated launch day in mid-2017.

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.