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Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP) News: 23 October 2020

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) 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 Alerts

1. Microsoft 365 Security Settings: Roughly half (50%) of users at enterprises running Microsoft 365 (M365) are not managed by default security policies within the platform, according to CoreView research titled “Global Microsoft 365 Report: Application Security, Data Governance and Shadow IT.”

2. Partnership – Security Information and Event Management (SIEM): Securonix and Opora have signed an OEM agreement. Opora customers gain access to Securonix Adversary Behavior Analytics (ABA), which monitors adversary behavior and delivers automated, preemptive actions that prevent attacks and help contain adversary threats, the companies say.

3. Partner Program: Radware, a provider of cybersecurity and application delivery solutions, has launched a partner program that includes a mix of hardware, cloud, and managed services solutions.

4. Partner Program: Lacework has expanded its global Technology and Solutions partner program (called Lacework Accelerate) to bring cloud-first security to teams building on Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud Platform, the company says.

5. Mobile Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR): Lookout has launched a mobile EDR solution as part of the Lookout Security Platform.

6. McAfee IPO Recap: McAfee’s stock ($MCFE) fell about 7 percent on the first day of trading.

B. MSSP and Cybersecurity Virtual Events and Conferences

  1. Grayhat Virtual Cyber Conference (October 29-31, Virtual Conference)
  2. Exabeam Spotlight20 (November 9-11, Virtual Conference)
  3. Ignite20: Palo Alto Networks Conference (November 17-18, Virtual Conference)
  4. Black Hat Europe 2020 (December 7-10, Virtual Conference)
  5. RSA Conference 2021 (May 17-21, San Francisco)
  6. BonusMSSP Alert’s complete event calendar
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