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Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP) News: 17 June 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.
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A. Today’s MSSP Alerts

1. MSSPs and Microsoft Azure Sentinel: Have you seen this from this company? Hmmm...

2. Funding - MSSP: C5 Capital has invested €5.7 million in Haven Cyber Technologies Group for a deeper push into European MSSP services.

3. Funding - API Security: Salt Security has closed $20 million in Series A funding led by Tenaya Capital.

4. Funding - Cloud Native Data Security: Open Raven has raised $15 million in Series A funding Led by Kleiner Perkins with participation from existing investors including Upfront Ventures.

5. Partnership - SIEM & Cloud Data Management: Panther Labs has partnered with Snowflake, a cloud data platform, to bring enterprise SIEM capabilities to Snowflake customers. Businesses that leverage Snowflake as their cloud data platform can now use Panther to collect, analyze, and alert upon terabytes of security log data in real-time at low costs, the companies say.

6. Partnership - Endpoint Security: IGEL and Ericom Software have inked an expanded partnership to protect endpoints and networks from web-borne malware, ransomware and phishing attacks.

7. Distribution: Nuvias Group has agreed to distribute ColorTokens' Zero Trust and micro segmentation technology in EMEA (Europe, Middle East, Africa).

8. Secure Remote Access: CyberArk has enhanced CyberArk Alero that enable remote users to securely access critical systems from any mobile device – including non-smartphones.

9. Rugged Gateway: Check Point Software Technologies has announced the new 1570R rugged security gateway to protect networks in critical infrastructure, Industrial Control Systems (ICS) and SCADA systems against all types of advanced Gen V cyber-threats.

10. Browser Security: Keep an eye on Bufferzone.

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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.