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Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP) News: 08 March 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. Microsoft Exchange Cyberattack Timeline: How the Hafnium attack started,  along with the latest updates and analysis from FireEye, Huntress, Microsoft, Mandiant, Veloxity and more. See the entire Exchange Server Hack timeline here, and check it daily for updates.

2. Microsoft Azure Sentinel - 30 New Connectors: Details are here.

3. M&A - Endpoint Security: McAfee is selling its enterprise security business to private equity firm Symphony Technology Group (STG). Here are the McAfee-STG deal implications for MSPs & MSSPs.

4. Compliance - Health Care: The American Dental Association (ADA) and ADA Member Advantage has selected Compliancy Group as the exclusive HIPAA compliance management solution recommended for all association members. Compliancy Group also works closely with MSPs and channel partners.

5. Talent - Cloud Cybersecurity Detection and Response: Confluera has named John Morgan to succeed Abhijit Ghosh as CEO. Ghosh shifts chief technology officer.

B. MSSP and Cybersecurity Virtual Events and Conference Calendar

  1. Fortinet Accelerate 2021 (March 9-11, Virtual Conference)
  2. SOC as a Service for Small MSPs (March 18, MSSP Alert Webcast)
  3. Huntress hack_it 2021 (March 22-24, Virtual Conference)
  4. RSA Conference 2021 (May 17-21, Virtual Conference)
  5. VMware Carbon Black Connect 2021 (June 3, Virtual Conference)
  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.