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CISA, White House Leaders Seek Cyber Incident Disclosure Policies

CISA Director Jen Easterly & White House National Cyber Director Chris Inglis support cyber incident disclosure policies. Will MSSP contracts need to evolve?

House Passes Five Cybersecurity Bills; Legislation May Influence MSSP Strategies

The House passed five bipartisan bills focused on U.S. cybersecurity. Here are the potential MSSP, MSP & MDR service provider implications.

MSSP Digital Hands Hires Kim Bilderback for Channel Sales

Top 250 MSSP & MDR service provider Digital Hands hires AT&T Cybersecurity Services veteran Kim Bilderback as associate VP of channel sales.

SentinelOne, ConnectWise Expand EDR Security Software Partnership for MSPs

SentinelOne expands ConnectWise partnership. Result: SentinelOne EDR security software poised to protect more MSPs & SMB endpoints from ransomware attacks.

Kaseya VSA Cyberattack, REvil Ransomware Decryptor Key and Recovery Timeline

Everything MSPs need to know about Kaseya VSA supply chain cyberattack investigation, SaaS recovery, on-premises VSA patches, REvil ransomware decryptor key and more.

Network Detection and Response Buy: Sophos Acquires Braintrace

Sophos, backed by private equity firm Thoma Bravo, acquires Braintrace, an MSSP with network detection and response (NDR) security technology.

Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP) News: 22 July 2021

Today’s MSSP news involves ANSSI, APT31, Avast, CloudKnox Securiy, CrowdStrike, Digital Hands, eSentire, Intel, Kameleon Security, Microsoft, Open Systems, Proofpoint, RiskIQ, Securonix, Snowflake, Synnex, Transnet, Xilinx & more.

Microsoft Acquires Zero Trust, IAM Company CloudKnox Security

Microsoft acquires CloudKnox Security. MSSPs should expect enhanced identity & access management (IAM) for Microsoft Azure Active Directory.

MSSP BlueVoyant Announces Modern SOC for Splunk Cloud Platform

Top 250 MSSP BlueVoyant launches a service that provides technical workshops, managed detection & response capabilities & more to Splunk Cloud Platform users.

BT Invests in Cyber Risk Management Company Safe Security

BT, a Top 250 MSSP, invests in Safe Security; BT managed security services leverage Security Assessment Framework for Enterprises (SAFE) platform.