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Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP): 20 April 2020


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.
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A. Today’s MSSP Alerts

1. Ransomware Attacks IT Services Firm: The latest victims are Cognizant and some of its customers.

2. Work From Home - CISO Advice: In a fireside chat, Datto CISO Ryan Weeks describes key steps MSPs can take to safeguard customers' home networks and connections to business systems.

3. News Orleans Ransomware Attack: The Orleans Parish Assessor's Office is the latest government agency to be hit with a cyberattack, according to local news reports.

4. Partnership: Australian cybersecurity firm Pure Security will leverage DarkOwl's darknet data to monitor customers' exposure on the dark net.

5. North Korea Cyber Aggression?: The Department of Homeland Security offers this warning...

6. COVID-19 and Cyberattacks: The FBI offers this warning.

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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.