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MSSP Alert Live 2022 Day 3: Cybersecurity Conference Live Blog

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Today’s Lineup: Managed detection and response – who owns response? How to stop the top 5 cyberattacks. How to train every MSP employee on security.

Alert Logic Parent HelpSystems Acquires Red Team Cybersecurity Software Company Outflank

HelpSystems, parent of Managed Detection and Response (MDR) security company Alert Logic, continues cybersecurity acquisitions.

A Pragmatic Approach to Risk Management & Resilience

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How MSPs, MSSPs & their customers can navigate risk management to address financial stability, regulatory compliance & cybersecurity goals.

10 Most Read Managed Security and MSSP News Stories: Week Ended 17 June 2022

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This week’s most read MSSP news stories involved BlackCat ransomware attacks vs Microsoft Exchange; Atos Evidian breakup; Invicti vulnerability management; Lacework & OneTrust layoffs; Microsoft buys Miburo; Stellar Cyber hires; and more.

Microsoft Acquires Miburo for Threat Intelligence, Detection and Response Security

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Microsoft buys Miburo, a cyber threat intelligence company that defends “the free information environment, democracies & citizens from extremism & authoritarian influence.”

Microsoft Launches Entra Identity and Access Solutions

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Microsoft releases Entra identity and access solutions to help organizations protect end-user identities across hybrid & multi-cloud environments.

Microsoft MSDT In Windows Vulnerability: Follina Zero Day Details, Mitigation Strategies Explained

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Microsoft Office RCE ‘Follina’ MSDT attack vector details, and Zero Day mitigation strategies for MSSPs & security-driven MSPs.

Data Security Company NXTsoft Spins Out MSSP ThreatAdvice

ThreatAdvice joins growing list of MSSPs spinning off from technology, IT consulting and security software companies. Here’s why.

Fake TeamViewer Ads, Malware Disable Windows Defender

A ZLoader campaign, promoted through fake TeamViewer ads placed on Google Adwords, implements malware that disables Microsoft Windows Defender, SentinelOne reports.

Cloud Security Buy: XDR Provider Elastic Acquires Build.Security

Extended detection & response platform provider Elastic buys authorization policy management company build.security to expand its cloud security capabilities.