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Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP) News: 22 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, M&A - Secure SD-WANs: Palo Alto Networks has completed the $420 million CloudGenix acquisition.

2. MSPs - Identity and Access Management (IAM): ID Agent, a Kaseya company, has expanded its dark web monitoring platform to include Passly, an identity and access management solution (IAM).

3. Integration - SOAR and Internet Operations ManagementExpanse now integrates with Palo Alto Networks Cortex XSOAR (previously Demisto).

4. Email Security - Consumption Pricing: Avanan has introduced an automatic consumption-based licensing program. The number of active accounts is measured daily, and the customer is charged monthly only for the accounts that were actually active.

5. Risk Mitigation: ARIA Cybersecurity Solutions, a CSPi business, has released a new version of the company's ARIA Advanced Detection and Response (ADR) application.

6. Milestone - Security Intelligence: Recorded Future has surpassed $100 million in annual recurring revenue (ARR).

7. Partner Program - Private Application Access: Axis Security has launched the Axis Security Partner Program (ASPP) for VARs, systems integrators, MSSPs, OEM partners and distributors. Early adopters include BlackLake Security, a cybersecurity services company based in Austin, Texas, that serves the southwestern United States.

8. Talent - Privileged Access Management (PAM): BeyondTrust has hired SentinelOne veteran Dee Dee Acquista as SVP of global channels and alliances.

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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.