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Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP) News: 14 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.
  • Reaching Our Inbox: Send news, tips and rumors to Joe@AfterNines.com.

A. Today’s MSSP Alerts

1. Partnership – SIEM and SOC: Cygilant, provider of cybersecurity-as-a-Service to mid-sized organizations, has partnered with LogPoint for SIEM and UEBA capabilities.

2. Partnership – Managed Detection and Response (MDR): TITAN Data Solutions, a distributor of data storage and cybersecurity solutions, has incorporated Alert Logic’ MDR solution into its Cybersecurity Centre portfolio.

3. Multi-Cloud SD-WANs: Fortinet has announced Fortinet Secure SD-WAN for Multi-Cloud, which enables SD-WAN services across multiple clouds and regions. As a result, the networking and security solution solves application performance, visibility, cost, and control challenges across multiple clouds, Fortinet asserts.

4. Talent – Cloud Security Services: Anitian, a cloud security and compliance automation provider that transformed from VAR to MSSP and now CSP, has hired Rakesh Narasimhan as CEO. Narasimhan succeeds founder Andrew Plato, who transitions to chief technology officer. Anitian also ranks as a Top 200 MSSP.

5. Talent – SIEM R&D: Exabeam has hired Palo Alto Networks veteran Adam Geller as chief product officer.

6. Talent – Risk Management Applications: MetricStream has named Bruce Dahlgren as CEO.

7. IoT Security: Nozomi Networks Inc., a provider of OT and IoT security, generated 20 percent year-over-year growth in the first half of 2020.

8. Research – Cybersecurity Threat Survey: VMware Carbon Black’s latest research results are here.

9. MGM Resorts Data Breach: It was far larger than previously reported, ZDnet says

10. Office 365 Email Security: Cisco offers small business partner guidance here.

11. Tax Software Malware: Trustwave offers a deeper look at GoldenHelper

B. Five Upcoming Cybersecurity Conferences

  1. Black Hat USA 2020 (August 1-6, Virtual Conference)
  2. FireEye Cyber Defense Summit 2020 (October 26-29, Location Undisclosed)
  3. Exabeam Spotlight20 (November 9-11, Virtual Conference)
  4. Palo Alto Networks Ignite20 (November 9-12, Las Vegas)
  5. RSA Conference 2021 (May 17-21, San Francisco)
  6. BonusMSSP Alert’s complete event calendar
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