Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP) News: 07 July 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.
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A. Today’s MSSP, MDR and Cybersecurity News Alerts
1. Kaseya Cyberattack Recovery Efforts: The latest details directly from Kaseya are here. Plus, MSSP Alert’s ongoing timeline tracking the Kaseya Supply Chain Cyberattack is here.
2. U.S.-Russia Meeting: Senior members of the Biden administration’s national security team plan to meet with senior members of the Kremlin following a supply-chain attack that delivered ransomware to as many as 1,500 entities via network management software firm Kaseya, according to White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki. Source: NextGov, July 6, 2021.
3. M&A – Linux Security: Sophos, backed by private equity firm Thoma Bravo, has acquired Linux security software provider Capsule8.
4. M&A – Cybersecurity: Raxis has acquired Boscloner, a company that develops technology for remotely capturing and cloning electronic security badge data. Boscloner’s products enable penetration testers, security personnel, and law enforcement to access keycard-protected rooms and buildings without authorization and without arousing suspicion from onsite staff, the buyer says.
5. Funding: Chrysalis Investments has invested $67 million in Deep Instinct.
6. Talent – Cloud Security: Armor has hired ThreatConnect and Datto veteran Bryan Hauptman as chief revenue officer (CRO).
8. Partner Program – OT and IoT Security: Nozomi Networks Inc. has enhanced its channel program to further reward partners, the company says.
B. MSSP, MDR and Cybersecurity Virtual Events and Conference Calendar
- Black Hat USA (July 31-August 5, Las Vegas)
- CMMC Con 2021 (September 29, Virtual Event)
- FireEye Cyber Defense Summit (October 4-8, Hybrid – virtual and face to face)
- InfoSec World 2021 (October 25-27, Orlando, Florida)
- @Hack Cybersecurity Conference (November 28-30, Saudi Arabia)
- Bonus: MSSP Alert’s complete event calendar