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Managed Security Service Provider (MSSP) News: 24 March 2022

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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), 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.
  • Reaching Our Inbox: Send news, tips and rumors to Editorial Director [email protected]. Thank you in advance for news tips.

A. Today’s MSSP, MDR, XDR and Cybersecurity News Alerts

1. Microsoft Intelligent Security Association (MISA): Axiad, which automates multi-factor authentication (MFA) with Microsoft Azure Active Directory, has joined MISA -- an ecosystem of independent software vendors and MSSPs.

2. Funding - Automated Cyberattack Detection: MixMode has raised $45 million in Series B funding led by PSG.

3. Lapsus$ Hacker(s) - Teenager(s)?: That's what Bloomberg is suggesting...

4. New Mandiant Cybersecurity Conference: Details are here.

5. International Expansion: Bridewell Consulting is expanding from the United Kingdom into the U.S. cybersecurity market. A key move involves opening an office in Houston’s Energy Corridor in Texas. Private equity firm Growth Capital Partners invested in Bridewell in 2021.

6. Partnership: PlanetOne and Darktrace are partnering...

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

  1. Apptega Amplify Partner Summit 2022 MSSP Security Conference (April 27-28, Atlanta, Georgia)
  2. Fortinet Accelerate 2022 (May 10-13, Virtual)
  3. ItaliaSec 2022 (May 24-25, Milan, Italy)
  4. RSA Conference 2022 (June 6-9, San Francisco)
  5. ConnectWise IT Nation Secure 2022 (June 6-8, Orlando, Florida)
  6. Gartner Security and Risk Management Summit 2022 (June 7-9, Maryland)
  7. 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.