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Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP) News: 08 June 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 [email protected].

A. Today’s MSSP and Cybersecurity News Alerts

1. M&A - Network Detection & Response: Private equity firms Bain Capital and Crosspoint Capital Partners are acquiring ExtraHop for $900 million.

2. Funding: Brinqa, a startup that helps businesses map out their cybersecurity applications and alert them of gaps, has $110 million from private equity firm Insight Partners, Reuters reports.

3. XDR: TierPoint has launched an Extended Detection and Response (XDR) solution within the TierPoint CleanI portfolio of security services.

4. Cyber Platform Updates: Proofpoint has announced "people-centric" across its three flagship platforms: Threat Protection, Compliance, and the new Information Protection and Cloud Security. Available today, Proofpoint’s Information Protection and Cloud Security Platform combines enterprise data loss prevention (DLP), insider threat management, cloud app security broker (CASB), zero trust network access, remote browser isolation, and a cloud native web security solution, the company says.

5. Partnership - Secure Manufacturing: Tenable and Deloitte are partnering to "accelerate and secure smart manufacturing across Fortune 500 environments," the companies say.

6. Gootkit Trojan Warning & Analysis: Kaspersky offers perspectives here.

B. MSSP and Cybersecurity Virtual Events and Conference Calendar

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

Joe Panettieri is co-founder & editorial director of MSSP Alert and ChannelE2E, the two leading news & analysis sites for managed service providers in the cybersecurity market.