Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP) News: 05 October 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 Joe@AfterNines.com.

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

1. Microsoft Intelligent Security Association (MISA): Logicalis, the international IT solutions provider and MSP, has joined MISA — an ecosystem of independent software vendors and MSSPs that have integrated their security solutions.

2. Network Detection and Response: ExtraHop has expanded its Reveal(x) Advisor services. The new offerings provide threat detection and hunting services alongside network assurance analysis, the company says.

3. Ransomware Attack Mitigation: Egnyte has announced new offerings to help partners and customers defend against ransomware attacks.

4. Ransomware Attacks Media & Marketplace Company: Industry publication giant Sandhills Global has suffered a ransomware attack, causing hosted websites to become inaccessible and disrupting their business operations, BleepingComputer reported.

5. Ransomware Attacks University: Washington Adventist University, a private four-year college in Takoma Park, Maryland, has confirmed a ransomware attack.

6. Channel Chief: Malwarebytes has hired VMware and Carbon Black veteran Amy Appleyard as senior vice president of global sales.

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

  1. CISA National Cybersecurity Summit 2021 (October 6, 13, 20 & 27, virtual)
  2. LogRhythm RhythmWorld Security Conference 2021 (October 12-14, virtual)
  3. BlackBerry Security Summit (October 13, Virtual)
  4. Saviynt Converge 21 Identity and Security Conference (November 3-5, Huntington Beach, California)
  5. Black Hat Europe 2021 (November 8-11, London)
  6. BonusMSSP Alert’s complete event calendar
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