Cybersecurity News

MSSP Alert’s news coverage of cybersecurity, malware, ransomware, managed security services providers (MSSPs), managed detection and response (MDR), security operations centers (SOCs), SIEM, SOAR and more. Contact Us: Send news and inquiries to MSSP Alert Editor Joe Panettieri, [email protected]. Text urgent inquiries to Joe’s cell phone: 1-631-463-8600. Our staff contacts are listed here.

Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP) News: 12 January 2022

Today’s MSSP news involves Aspire Technology Partners, Bregal Milestone, CyberMDX, CyberRes, Devo Technology, Eureka, Palo Alto Networks, Prancer Enterprise, Redstor, SentryBay, SolarWinds, Stratodesk & more.

Arctic Wolf Hires Sophos Veteran for Security Operations Cloud, IPO Push

Arctic Wolf, preparing for potential security IPO, hires former Sophos, RSA & Microsoft executive Dan Schiappa as chief product officer.

SentinelOne-ServiceNow Integration: Automated Security Incident Response for MSSPs?

SentinelOne integration with ServiceNow Security Incident Response (SIR) may allow MSPs & MSSPs to automate incident response.

Cyberattacks Against MSPs Jump 67%, Check Point Research Finds

Cyberattacks against managed IT service provider (MSPs) & Internet service providers (ISPs) jumped nearly 70% in 2021 vs 2020, Check Point research finds.

Critical Infrastructure Falls Short on Ransomware Readiness, Mitigation, Recovery

Fewer than 30% of critical infrastructure organizations set a baseline reference to monitor for suspicious activity, CyberRisk Alliance (CRA) research finds.

Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP) News: 11 January 2022

Today’s MSSP news involves Arctic Wolf, Augmentt, Beyond Identity, Netacea, Nord Seecurity, Ostendio, Perimeter 81, SaaS Alerts, Securonix, SentinelOne, ServiceNow, Snowflake, Sophos, Telarus, Upstack, X Security, Zluri & more.

Automated Penetration Testing: Pentera Raises $150M, Eyes Cybersecurity IPO

Pentera (formerly Pcysys) embraces MSSP partners & becomes cybersecurity unicorn. Venture capital Investors include K1, Insight Partners, Awz VenturesĀ andĀ Blackstone.

MSSP M&A: SilverSky Buys Cygilant, Blends MDR and SOC Security Services

SilverySky purchase of Cygilant further blends MSSP, MDR (managed detection & response) & SOC (security operations center) services across U.S. and Europe.

ControlCase-ConnectWise Manage Integration: Simplified MSP Security and Compliance?

ControlCase & ConnectWise Manage integration may assist MSPs & MSSPs with PCI DSS, Sarbanes Oxley, HIPAA & other compliance mandates.

Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP) News: 10 January 2022

Today’s MSSP news involves ArmorPoint, ControlCase, ConnectWise Manage, KPMG, Qualys, Ragnar_Locker ransomware, SaaS Alerts, Solutions Granted, TSAChoice & more.