Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP) News: 24 September 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.
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A. Today’s MSSP Alerts
1. M&A – Zero Trust: CrowdStrike is acquiring Preempt Security, a provider of Zero Trust and conditional access technology for real-time access control and threat prevention. CrowdStrike will pay roughly $96 million, subject to adjustments.
2. Cyber Insurance: HSB is renewing its subscription to Cyberwrite’s cyber risk financial quantification platform to offer tailored cyber insurance policies to businesses across the United States, the companies say.
3. Software Container Security: StackRox has released the the State of Containers and Kubernetes Security Report, Fall 2020.
4. Citrix Partner: Attivo Networks, a provider of threat detection solutions, is now a verified partner in the The Citrix Ready Program.
B. MSSP and Cybersecurity Virtual Events and Conferences
- BlackBerry Security Summit 2020 (October 5-7, Virtual Conference)
- ConnectWise IT Nation Secure 2020 (October 14-15, Virtual Conference)
- CrowdStrike Fal.con 2020 Cybersecurity Conference (October 15-16, Virtual Conference)
- Exabeam Spotlight20 (November 9-11, Virtual Conference)
- Palo Alto Networks Ignite20 (November 17-19, Virtual Conference)
- Bonus: MSSP Alert’s complete event calendar