Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP) Market News: 18 July 2022

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Each business day, MSSP Alert delivers this 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), threat hunters and MSP security providers — and those who need to partner 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 Editorial Director Thank you in advance for news tips.

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

1. Data Leak – Former CIA Employee Convicted: Former CIA engineer Joshua Schulte was convicted for for leaking Vault 7 hacking tools to WikiLeaks, World Specialist Web Site reported.

2. Holy Ghost Ransomware Details: A threat actor tied to North Korea has been launching Holy Ghost ransomware attacks against small businesses, Microsoft reports.

3. New Partner Programs: Here are details from Hacket Cyber and Ninjio.

4. Huawei Equipment & U.S. Infrastructure Security: The FCC needs an additional $3 billion dollars to fund the removal from U.S. networks of equipment made by Huawei and ZTE bringing the total cost to $4.9 billion, Reuters reported.

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

  1. AWS re:Inforce (July 26-27, Boston, Massachusetts)
  2. Black Hat USA (August 6-11, Las Vegas)
  3. Defcon 30 (August 11-14, Las Vegas)
  4. Gartner Identity and Access Management Summit 2022 (August 22-24, Las Vegas)
  5. Blue Team Con 2022 (August 27-28, Chicago)
  6. LogRhythm RhythmWorld 2022 (September 13-15, Denver, Colorado)
  7. Join UsMSSP Alert Live (September 19-21, Washington, D.C.)
  8. BonusMSSP Alert’s complete event calendar
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