Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP) News: 20 October 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.
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A. Today’s MSSP, MDR, XDR and Cybersecurity News Alerts
2. Funding – Breach Attack and Simulation: Picus Security has raised $24 million in Series B funding.
4. Partnership – Accenture and Splunk: Accenture and Splunk have have formed a business group to help customers “maximize insights from data, with a particular focus on AI-powered IT operations, security automation, and intelligent supply chain.”
5. SIEM Software – India: Securonix has “significantly” expanded its SIEM software business in India. The company has 15 or so strategic partners — including distributors and systems integrators — in the region. Still, exact business performance metrics were not disclosed.
6. Zero Trust & Secure Connectivity: Cyolo has launched an identity-centric Vault feature. The Vault creates one primary identity for users and internally saves all other passwords, thereby integrating multiple accounts into a single trusted user identity, the company said.
B. MSSP, MDR and Cybersecurity Virtual Events and Conference Calendar
- CISA National Cybersecurity Summit 2021 (October 27, Virtual)
- Saviynt Converge 21 Identity and Security Conference (November 3-5, Huntington Beach, California)
- AT&T Security Conference (November 3, Virtual)
- Black Hat Europe 2021 (November 8-11, London)
- InfoSec World (November 9-10, Virtual)
- Qualys Security Conference (QSC) 2021 (November 15-18, Las Vegas and Virtual)
- Bonus: MSSP Alert’s complete event calendar