Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP) News: 16 December 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.
  • Reaching Our Inbox: Send news, tips and rumors to Joe.Panettieri@CyberRiskAlliance.com.

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

1.  Log4j Vulnerability Mitigation – Part One: NetWitness and Datashield are partnering to help customers identify the Apache Log4j Java library and to take action to mitigate the impact of this vulnerability, the two companies said.

2. Log4j Vulnerability Mitigation – Part Two: WhiteSource has launched WhiteSource Log4j Detect, a free command-line interface (CLI) tool to help organizations detect and remediate the Log4j vulnerabilities CVE-2021-44228 and CVE-2021-445046.

3. Partnership – Identity and Access Management (IAM): ITC Secure and Condatis have partnered to focus on managed IAM security services.

4. Partner Program – File-based Security: Glasswall has launched a Premier Partner Program for distributors, value-added resellers (VARs), managed service providers (MSPs) and system integrators (SIs).

5. Distribution – India: Tech Data India partners can now purchase security solutions and services via the Zscaler Zero Trust Exchange platform.

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

  1. RSA Conference 2022 (February 7-10, San Francisco)
  2. Right of Boom (February 9-11, Tampa, Florida)
  3. GISEC 2022 (February 21-23, Saudi Arabia)
  4. McAfee MPower Digital 2022 (March 22-23, Virtual)
  5. ItaliaSec 2022 (May 24-25, Milan, Italy)
  6. BonusMSSP Alert’s complete event calendar
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