Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP) News: 07 July 2021

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

1. Kaseya Cyberattack Recovery Efforts: The latest details directly from Kaseya are here. Plus, MSSP Alert’s ongoing timeline tracking the Kaseya Supply Chain Cyberattack is here.

2. U.S.-Russia Meeting: Senior members of the Biden administration’s national security team plan to meet with senior members of the Kremlin following a supply-chain attack that delivered ransomware to as many as 1,500 entities via network management software firm Kaseya, according to White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki. Source: NextGov, July 6, 2021.

3. M&A – Linux Security: Sophos, backed by private equity firm Thoma Bravo, has acquired Linux security software provider Capsule8.

4. M&A – Cybersecurity: Raxis has acquired Boscloner, a company that develops technology for remotely capturing and cloning electronic security badge data. Boscloner’s products enable penetration testers, security personnel, and law enforcement to access keycard-protected rooms and buildings without authorization and without arousing suspicion from onsite staff, the buyer says.

5. Funding: Chrysalis Investments has invested $67 million in Deep Instinct.

6. Talent – Cloud Security: Armor has hired ThreatConnect and Datto veteran Bryan Hauptman as chief revenue officer (CRO).

7. Distribution – Critical Event Management (CEM): Tech Data has agreed to distribute Everbridge to channel partners.

8. Partner Program – OT and IoT Security: Nozomi Networks Inc. has enhanced its channel program to further reward partners, the company says.

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

  1. Black Hat USA (July 31-August 5, Las Vegas)
  2. CMMC Con 2021 (September 29, Virtual Event)
  3. FireEye Cyber Defense Summit (October 4-8, Hybrid – virtual and face to face)
  4. InfoSec World 2021 (October 25-27, Orlando, Florida)
  5. @Hack Cybersecurity Conference (November 28-30, Saudi Arabia)
  6. BonusMSSP Alert’s complete event calendar
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