Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP) News: 28 January 2022

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Each business day, MSSP Alert broadcasts a quick lineup of news, analysis and chatter from across the managed security services provider ecosystem.

  • The Content: Written for MSSPs, SOC as a Service (SOCaaS), Managed Detection and Response (MDR), eXtended Detection and Response (XDR), threat hunters and MSP security providers — and those who need to partner up with such companies.
  • Frequency and Format: Every business morning. Typically one or two sentences for each item below.
  • Reaching Our Inbox: Send news, tips and rumors to Joe.Panettieri@CyberRiskAlliance.com.

A. Today’s MSSP, MDR, XDR and Cybersecurity News Alerts

1. Board of Directors – Arctic Wolf: The security operations platform provider has added two independent directors to its board. They are:

  • Todd Ford, president, finance and operations at Coupa Softwareng; and
  • Jill Putman, chief financial officer at Jamf Software.

The board expansion comes as Arctic Wolf prepares for a potential IPO sometime in 2022.

2. Cybersecurity Research: Expel, a managed detection and response (MDR) provider, has unveiled the Great eXpeltations 2022: Cybersecurity trends and predictions report.

3. Chief Revenue Officer – Cybersecurity Posture Automation: Balbix has hired Chris van Staden as chief revenue officer.

4. Autonomous Endpoint Response: Darktrace Autonomous Response technology now takes action on the endpoint – rounding out the Darktrace Antigena product family, which already includes coverage for SaaS applications, cloud, email, network, and Operational Technology (OT), the company said.

5. Microsoft Outlook Security Feature Bypass Vulnerability: Trustwave explains it here.

B. MSSP, MDR and Cybersecurity Virtual Events and Conference Calendar

  1. Right of Boom (February 9-11, Tampa, Florida)
  2. Zero Trust World 2022 (February 21-23, Orlando, Florida)
  3. GISEC 2022 (February 21-23, Saudi Arabia)
  4. McAfee MPower Digital 2022 (March 22-23, Virtual)
  5. Apptega Amplify Partner Summit (April 27-28, Atlanta, Georgia)
  6. BonusMSSP Alert’s complete event calendar
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