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Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP) Market News: 15 August 2022

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Each business day, MSSP Alert delivers this 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), threat hunters and MSP security providers — and those who need to partner 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, MDR, XDR and Cybersecurity Market News

1. MSP Ransomware Attack Recovery Effort: Advanced, a cloud MSP, has hired Mandiant and Microsoft DART (Detection and Response Team)  to assist with a ransomware attack recovery effort.

2. MDR Service for Microsoft Defender: KHIPU of South Africa has introduced a cloud-native MDR security service. The effort includes a SOC-Lite service that transforms Microsoft Defender endpoint security into a 24x7x365 SOC, the company asserts.

3. Endpoint Security - Broadband Services: Calix has launched Servify Care, which allows broadband service providers (BSPs) to deliver and manage device protection for their subscribers.

4. IT Services - Australia Government Cybersecurity: Wipro has launched Wipro Shelde Australia, a sovereign cybersecurity offering for the Australian government and critical infrastructure industries. The launch leverages the Ampion acquisition of 2021.

5. China - Alleged Data Breach: A hacker has claimed to have obtained the personal information of 48.5 million users of a COVID health code mobile app run by the city of Shanghai, the second claim of a breach of the Chinese financial hub's data in just over a month, Reuters reported.

B. MSSP, MDR and Cybersecurity Virtual Events and Conference Calendar

  1. Gartner Identity and Access Management Summit 2022 (August 22-24, Las Vegas)
  2. Blue Team Con 2022 (August 27-28, Chicago)
  3. LogRhythm RhythmWorld 2022 (September 13-15, Denver, Colorado)
  4. Fal.Con 2022: CrowdStrike Cybersecurity Conference (September 19-21, Las Vegas)
  5. Join UsMSSP Alert Live (September 19-21, Washington, D.C.)
  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.