5 Channel Partner Program and MSP Market News Updates: 22 August 2022

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Greetings and salutations. Here are five technology news updates, insights, chatter, and plenty more to start your day for Monday, August 22, 2022. Sip up.

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  • Who We Serve: Content for managed services providers (MSPs), IT service providers (ITSPs), cybersecurity consultants, technology solutions providers (TSPs), systems integrators, VARs, independent software vendors (ISVs), distributors and any other partner acronym that further caffeinates our already stellar SEO.
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A. Today’s Technology, Channel Chief and MSP Partner Program News

1. MSP Software- EMEA Expansion: NinjaOne's workforce across Europe, Middle East and Africa will reach 160 employees by the end of 2022, up from 90 employees in December 2021. The team supports more than 2,000 customers across EMEA, NinjaOne indicated.

2. Digital Transformation Research: What do end-customers want from their digital transformation projects, and what hurdles are involved? This Presidio research reveals the answers.

3. Microsoft 365 Cyberattacks: APT29, an alleged Russian espionage group that Mandiant has tracked since at least 2014, continues to target Microsoft 365 customers.

4. Cyber Insurance - What's Not Covered: Lloyd’s of London will require its insurer groups globally to exclude catastrophic state-backed hacks from stand-alone cyber insurance policies starting in 2023, The Wall Street Journal reported. The move is designed to make sure insurers are clearly stating what they will and won’t cover, as the ability of state-backed hacks to spread and cause damage could cause systemic risk in the insurance market, The Journal noted.

5. Partnership - Multi-Factor Authentication: ForgeRock and Secret Double Octopus (SDO) to extend ForgeRock’s passwordless and Multi-factor Authentication (MFA) capabilities to enterprise workstations and infrastructure.

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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.