Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP) News: 28 December 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. Partnership – AWS Security: Armis, an assist visibility company, has selected Radware’s Cloud Native Protector to safeguard data on AWS.

2. Partnership – Government Cybersecurity: Government IT solutions provider Carahsoft Technology Corp. will serve as CyCognito’s first Public Sector Distributor. CyCognito develops external attack surface management and protection software.

3. Potential Initial Public Offering (IPO): Cybersecurity startup Snyk is ramping up to potentially launch an IPO in mid-2022, Bloomberg reported. Snyk’s software helps developers to write code that’s more secure. The company raised $530 million at an $8.5 billion valuation in September 2021.

4. Shutterfly Ransomware Attack: Shutterfly suffered a ransomware attack that impacted portions of the company’s Lifetouch and BorrowLenses business, Groovebook, manufacturing and corporate systems. Shutterfly has hired “third-party cybersecurity experts, informed law enforcement, and have been working around the clock to address the incident,” the company disclosed on December 26.

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

  1. Right of Boom (February 9-11, Tampa, Florida)
  2. GISEC 2022 (February 21-23, Saudi Arabia)
  3. McAfee MPower Digital 2022 (March 22-23, Virtual)
  4. ItaliaSec 2022 (May 24-25, Milan, Italy)
  5. BonusMSSP Alert’s complete event calendar
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