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Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP) News: 05 March 2020

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Each business day, MSSP Alert broadcasts a quick lineup of news, analysis and chatter from across that managed security services provider ecosystem.

  • The Content: Written for MSSPs, SOC as a Service (SOCaaS), Managed Detection and Response (MDR) and MSP security providers — and those who need to partner up with such companies.
  • Frequency and Format: Every business morning. Typically one or two sentences for each item below.
  • Reaching Our Inbox: Send news, tips and rumors to [email protected].

A. Today’s MSSP Alerts

1. Funding - MSP Email Security:  Mailprotector, a Greenville, South Carolina-based cybersecurity company, has raised $5 million in growth equity funding from Ballast Point Ventures. Mailprotector has build a strong MSP base in recent years, leveraging strategic guidance from Get Channeled. We'll share more details soon.

2. Partnership - IoT Security: Forescout and Medigate, are partnering to promote security capabilities across all Internet of Medical Things (IoMT), IoT, operational technology (OT) and IT network connected devices.

3. Ransomware Lifeline: PC Matic has released Ransomware Lifeline to further defend government organizations and enterprise customers against ransomware attacks.

4. New PwndLocker Ransomware: Details are here.

B. Next Five Cybersecurity Conferences

  1. Women in CyberSecurity (WiCys) Conference 2020 (March 12-14, Aurora, Colorado)
  2. OKTA Oktane 2020 Cybersecurity Conference (March 30-April 2, San Francisco, California) — online only. Face-to-face canceled.
  3. SANS 2020 Cybersecurity Training Conference (April 3-10, Orlando, Florida)
  4. VMware Carbon Black Connect 2020 (May 13-14, Chicago)
  5. Fortinet Accelerate 2020 (May 16-21, New York)
  6. Bonus: The complete MSSP Alert calendar
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.