Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP) News: 27 May 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 and Cybersecurity News Alerts

1. Funding – Threat Monitoring: Cloud security analytics platform provider Uptycs has raised $50 million in Series C funding led by Norwest Venture Partners.

2. Integration – SD-WAN: Fortinet has announced secure SD-WAN integration with Google Cloud’s Network Connectivity Center (NCC).

3. Talent – Security Testing: Bishop Fox has hired Cisco Systems veteran Patty Wright as senior vice president and general manager of consulting.

4. Integrations – Endpoint Security: CrowdStrike Store is now available in the European Union (EU) Cloud. Also, new integrations involve Rapid7’s InsightIDR, Siemplify’s Security Operation Platform, ExtraHop Reveal(x) 360 and VirusTotal’s context enriched threat intelligence.

5. Partners – Government Information Protection: archTIS has developed new partnerships with Carahsoft, Hawk Associates, IMPRES Technology and TechSolnz to serve U.S. federal and defense agencies.

6. Who Hacked Russia?: Foreign hackers compromised Russian federal agencies in a digital espionage campaign that Russian officials described as unprecedented in scope and sophistication, according to Reuters.

B. MSSP and Cybersecurity Virtual Events and Conference Calendar

  1. VMware Carbon Black Connect 2021 (June 3, Virtual Conference)
  2. Proofpoint Protect 2021 (June 8-9, Virtual Conference)
  3. Sumo Logic Modern SOC Summit 2021 (June 8-9, Virtual Conference)
  4. Zscaler Zenith Live 2021 (June 15-16, Virtual Conference)
  5. Siemplify SOCstock 2021 (June 15, Virtual Conference)
  6. ConnectWise IT Nation Secure 2021 (June 21-23, Orlando, Florida)
  7. BonusMSSP Alert’s complete event calendar
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