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Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP) News: 22 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. Partnership – Legal, Risk & Compliance: GuardSight, a Top 200 MSSP for 2019, cybersecurity operations as a service (SECOPS), and managed detection and response (MDR) company, has partnered with the Blackstone Law Group. The alliance expands the GuardSight offering by providing its customers with a trusted connection to information security, compliance, and related investigative services in a legally privileged context, the two companies say.

2. Bank Malware: Juniper Threat Labs has been monitoring a campaign that pushes a new IcedID banking trojan. Details are in this blog post.

3. SixLittleMonkeys Malware: Kaspersky researchers say SixLittleMonkeys APT now applies enterprise-style programming to its malware.

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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.