Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP) News: 05 February 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 Joe@AfterNines.com.
A. Today’s MSSP Alerts
1. M&A: Aon, a global professional services firm, has acquired Cytelligence, a Canadian-based cybersecurity firm.
2. M&A – Security Detection & Automation: Leidos is acquiring L3Harris Technologies Security Detection and Automation businesses, for $1 billion in cash.
3. Talent – Physical Security: Kastle Systems International has hired Bob Ryan as chief sales officer.
4. Secure Multi-Cloud Data Platform: Datrium has expanded the Datrium Global Partner Network to new regions and introduced a new tier, DRaaS Select.
5. Cyber Teams – Managed Detection and Response (MDR): CriticalStart has introduced TEAMARES, a new organization that will serve as both the red and blue teams for the company’s clientele.
7. Threat Hunting: Hunters, an Israeli cybersecurity start-up, has partnered with Snowflake, a cloud data platform, to boost the velocity and effectiveness of its threat hunting solution, the company says.
8. Partner Program: Cynet has launched a Global MSSP Partner Program.
B. Next Five Cybersecurity Conferences
- RSA Conference 2020 (February 24-28, San Francisco)
- Women in CyberSecurity (WiCys) Conference 2020 (March 12-14, Aurora, Colorado)
- OKTA Oktane 2020 Cybersecurity Conference (March 30-April 2, San Francisco, California)
- SANS 2020 Cybersecurity Training Conference (April 3-10, Orlando, Florida)
- VMware Carbon Black Connect 2020 (May 13-14, Chicago).
- Bonus: The complete MSSP Alert calendar