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Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP) News: 10 March 2020

Each business day, MSSP Alert broadcasts a quick lineup of news, analysis and chatter from across that 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.
  • Reaching Our Inbox: Send news, tips and rumors to [email protected].

A. Today’s MSSP Alerts

1. Mandatory Cyber Insurance?:  New California legislation may make cyber insurance a mandatory business requirement, Security Boulevard reports.

2. Anti-Ransomware - Consumer Technology: NeuShield is extending its Data Sentinel technology to consumers.  NeuShield is an anti-ransomware technology that can recover damaged data from malicious software attacks without a back-up, the company asserts.

3. Talent - SOCaaS: CyFlare, a Top 200 MSSP, has hired Xerox veteran Jim Granados to assist a restructuring of the company.

4. Talent - Endpoint Security: Malwarebytes has hired Adam Hyder as senior VP of engineering.

B. Next Five Cybersecurity Conferences

  1. Women in CyberSecurity (WiCys) Conference 2020 (March 12-14, Aurora, Colorado). Canceled
  2. OKTA Oktane 2020 Cybersecurity Conference (March 30-April 2, San Francisco, California) — Online only. Face-to-face canceled.
  3. SANS 2020 Cybersecurity Training Conference (April 3-10, Orlando, Florida)
  4. VMware Carbon Black Connect 2020 (May 13-14, Chicago)
  5. Fortinet Accelerate 2020 (May 16-21, New York). Canceled
  6. Updated: Complete list of conference cancelations & postponements due to coronavirus concerns.
  7. Bonus: The complete MSSP Alert 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.