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Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP) News: 11 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. Network Detection and Response (NDR): Gigamon has announced ThreatINSIGHT Guided-SaaS NDR,  which was "purpose built to improve SOC (Security Operations Center) effectiveness and reduce analyst burnout," the company says.

2. What Is XDR?: Netsurion President A.N. Ananth explains the XDR wave in this video:

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We'll share more XDR perspectives from Netsurion soon.

3. Integration - ITSM and Cloud Security: Zscaler has announced new integrations with ServiceNow. The integrations enable "advanced visibility, access control, and data security for optimized cloud data protection and security incident response," Zscaler asserts.

4. Integration -  Visibility Dashboards. The new Illumio App for Splunk provides "improved cybersecurity and operational insights" to joint customers, Illumio asserts.

5. Partnership - Password Management: Sherweb's cloud marketplace now offers LogMeIn's LastPass password management solution to partners.

6. Partnership - Canadian Cybersecurity: Tenable has partnered with CyberNB’s Critical Infrastructure Security Operations Center (CI-SOC) to increase the resilience and security of Canada’s critical infrastructure, the two organizations say.

7. Data Protection & Email Security: The Acronis cloud has added Perception Point email security capabilities.

8. Executive Leadership - Identity and Access Management (IAM): One Identity announced the appointment of four new executives:

  • Rima Pawar as VP of product;
  • Joe Garber as VP of marketing;
  • Teri Rob as VP of North American sales; and
  • Chris Wood as VP of sales for One Identity and Quest Software APJ.

B. MSSP and Cybersecurity Virtual Events and Conference Calendar

  1. Zscaler Zenith Live 2021 (June 15-16, Virtual Conference)
  2. Siemplify SOCstock 2021 (June 15, Virtual Conference)
  3. ConnectWise IT Nation Secure 2021 (June 21-23, Orlando, Florida)
  4. Black Hat USA (July 31-August 5, Las Vegas)
  5. FireEye Cyber Defense Summit (October 4-8, Location to be Disclosed)
  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.