Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP) Market News: 08 April 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 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 Editorial Director Joe.Panettieri@CyberRiskAlliance.com. Thank you in advance for news tips.

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

1. Microsoft Disrupts Alleged Russian Hackers: That’s the latest cyberwar update associated with Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

2. Cyber Espionage: An elaborate cyber espionage campaign known as Operation Bearded Barbie targeted prominent Israeli defense experts, Cybereason reported.

3. Partnership – SAP Application Security: NTT DATA Business Solutions AG and SecurityBridge are expanding their strategic partnership to further enhance SAP application security. The two IT service providers have worked together in the North-European market since 2019. The NTT Data-SecurityBridge partnership is now expanding globally.

4. Identity Security and Compliance: CyberArk has achieved SOC 2 Type 2 certification that spans the CyberArk SaaS portfolio — including privileged access management (PAM), endpoint privilege management, remote vendor access, Identity and Access Management, and cloud infrastructure entitlements management, the company indicated.

5. Ransomware Attacks University: North Carolina A&T State University suffered a ransomware attack in March, The Record reported.

6. Is Cyber Insurance Worth the Price?: Nearly 79% of policyholders believe cyber insurance is worth the cost, according to a Cowbell Cyber research report.

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

  1. Purple Hats 2022 by AttackIQ (April 21)
  2. Apptega Amplify Partner Summit 2022 MSSP Security Conference (April 27-28, Atlanta, Georgia)
  3. Fortinet Accelerate 2022 (May 10-13, Virtual)
  4. Black Hat Asia 2022 (May 10-13, Singapore)
  5. ForgeRock IDLive 2022 (May 23-25, Austin, Texas)
  6. BonusMSSP Alert’s complete event calendar
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