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Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP) News: 15 May 2020

Each business day, MSSP Alert broadcasts a quick lineup of news, analysis and chatter from across the 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. Cyber Insurance: Coalition is expanding its offering to Canada-based companies.

2. Partnership - Firewalls: Citrix Systems and Check Point Software Technologies are partnering to "enable easy deployment and management of additional next-generation firewalls within Citrix SD-WAN." The partnership is designed to help customers safeguard remote systems and Work From Home (WFH) deployments.

3. Partnership - SIEM: Booz Allen Hamilton has launched a SIEM (security information and event management) service that leverage Securonix's software.

4. Distribution - IT Security: D&H Distributing's Cloud Marketplace now features Vade Secure's predictive email defense software for Microsoft 365. Datto founder and former CEO Austin McChord is a Vade Secure investor.

5. SD-WANs - Momentum: Fortinet is one of the fastest growing SD-WAN vendors and is positioned among the highest three vendors in worldwide market share for SD-WAN equipment by revenue, according to research from Gartner and Omdia.

6. Vulnerability - Palo Alto Networks: Details are here.

7. Vulnerabilities - Firewall and VPN Technology: Details are here.

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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.