Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP) News: 09 July 2020
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) 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 Alerts
1. Apple macOS Ransomware Decrypter: SentinelOne has unveiled a ransomware decryptor designed to rollback the EvilQuest/ThiefQuest ransomware currently targeting Apple macOS users.
3. Partner Program – Trustwave: The Top 200 MSSP has launched a global channel partner program…
4. Partner Program – Network Threat Detection and Response: Vectra AI has unveiled a “modernized” global channel partner program that features new training and expansion into the commercial market.
6. Data Protection: Imperva has announced worldwide availability of Cloud Data Security. Delivered as a SaaS, Cloud Data Security gives businesses visibility and compliance oversight for data hosted in a database-as-a-service (DBaaS), “enabling compliance in minutes,” the company claims.
7. Research – Ransomware Attack Trends: Emsisoft’s 1H 2020 findings are here.
8. Funding: XM Cyber, a breach and attack simulation (BAS) platform for security posture management, has raised $17 million Series B funding from Macquarie Capital, Nasdaq Ventures, Our Innovation Fund, and Swarth Group.
B. Five Upcoming Cybersecurity Conferences
- Black Hat USA 2020 (August 1-6, Virtual Conference)
- FireEye Cyber Defense Summit 2020 (October 26-29, Location Undisclosed)
- Exabeam Spotlight20 (November 9-11, Virtual Conference)
- Palo Alto Networks Ignite20 (November 9-12, Las Vegas)
- RSA Conference 2021 (May 17-21, San Francisco)
- Bonus: MSSP Alert’s complete event calendar