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5 Channel Partner Program and MSP News Updates: 08 March 2022

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Here are five technology news updates, insights, chatter, and plenty more to start your day for Monday, March 8, 2022. Sip up.

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A. Today’s Technology, Channel Chief and MSP Partner Program News

1. SaaS Application Security - Trends for MSPs: Find the latest research findings from SaaS Alerts here.

2. SaaS Application Security - Launch: Canonic Security has launched AppTotal, a free community offering "enabling security analysis of any SaaS integration, third-party app or add-on." The platform offers a continuously updated index of SaaS add-ons and integrations, starting with Google Workspace, Microsoft 365/Azure and Slack, with Atlassian, Salesforce and others coming soon, Canonic indicated.

3. Managed Security for SMBs: Vodafone is partnering with Accenture to offer managed security services to SMB customers in Germany, the two companies said.

4. MSSPs and Customers - Who Owns the Risk?: Even if a company hires an MSSP to mitigate cyber risk, the hiring company still owns the risk -- according to Fortinet VP Jonathan Nguyen-Duy.

5. Healthcare Data Protection: CloudWave, a cloud and managed services software hosting provider in healthcare, has announced a new OpSus Vault offering. The service is "designed to protect a healthcare organization’s valuable data backups against increasingly effective ransomware and malicious insider threats by creating a secure, offline, and immutable storage location," CloudWave asserted.

B. Channel Partner Summits, MSP Conferences and Virtual Events Calendar

  1. CompTIA Communities and Councils Forum (March 14-16, Chicago)
  2. HIMSS 2022 (March 14-18, Orlando, Florida)
  3. Global Telecom Data Exchange 2022 (March 17-18, Miami, Florida)
  4. IWCE 2022 (March 210-24, Las Vegas, Nevada)
  5. ChannelE2E’s complete event calendar
  6. Add Your Annual Event To Our Calendar: Submit it here for consideration.
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.