Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP) News: 11 November 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, XDR and Cybersecurity News Alerts
1. Managed Detection and Response (MDR): IronOrbit, an information and communications technology (ICT) provider, has selected CrowdStrike as its preferred partner for managed endpoint detection and response services.
2. Launch MSSP: DOT Security, a new MSSP, has opened a security operations center (SOC) in Mettawa, Illinois. The company plans to expand across the Midwest and West Coast. Key services include endpoint security, secure data protection, identity and access management, cybersecurity consulting, compliance services, network security monitoring, edge security, and backup and disaster recovery.
4. Investment – Risk Management: TA Associates has invested in Riskconnect, which develops integrated risk management technology. Private equity firm Thoma Bravo retains a “significant equity investment” in Riskconnect.
5. SASE and SD-WAN: AT&T has launched AT&T SASE with Cisco — a converged network and security management solution that “connects and protects enterprises with software-defined wide area networking (SD-WAN) technology and security capabilities,” AT&T asserts.
6. SD-WANs: FlexIP Solutions, a nationwide provider of custom managed communications solutions for businesses, has launched Flex Networking, a managed service that “enables always-on Internet for businesses,” the company indicated.
7. Unified Security: SonicWall has unified its cloud, virtual and hardware offerings across a single cloud-powered platform, the security company asserted.