Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP) News: 13 August 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, XDR and Cybersecurity News Alerts

1. Accenture Ransomware Lockbit Cyberattack: The latest details are here.

2. M&A – Penetration Testing: Chess ICT has acquired Armadillo.

3. Partnership – MDR and XDR: Here’s how Red Canary and SentinelOne are working together.

4. CyberArk Quarterly Financial Results: The identity security company announced Q2 of 2021 financial results. Key business metrics include:

  • Total revenue of $ 117.2 million, up 10 percent from $106.5 million in Q2 of 2020.
  • GAP net loss of $22.8 million, which was larger than the $4.3 million net loss in Q2 of 2020.

The results generally beat Wall Street’s expectations.

5. Compliance – Government Security: Palo Alto Networks‘ Prisma Access technology has achieved Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) Moderate Authorization.

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

  1. AWS re:Inforce 2021 (August 24-25, Houston, Texas)
  2. CMMC Con 2021 (September 29, Virtual Event)
  3. FireEye Cyber Defense Summit (October 4-8, Hybrid – virtual and face to face)
  4. Exabeam Spotlight21 (October 4-6, Hybrid – virtual and face to face)
  5. BlackBerry Security Summit (October 13, Virtual Event)
  6. InfoSec World 2021 (October 25-27, Orlando, Florida)
  7. BonusMSSP Alert’s complete event calendar
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