Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP) Market News: 30 August 2022
Each business day, MSSP Alert delivers this quick lineup of news, analysis and chatter from across the managed security services provider ecosystem.
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A. Today’s MSSP, MDR, XDR and Cybersecurity Market News
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.2 Microsoft 365 Threat Detection for MSPs: Augmentt has announced SaaS Security Alerting for Microsoft 365. Available through the Augmentt Secure platform, the new real-time threat detection “gives MSPs the SaaS alerting capability for unmatched protection of Microsoft 365,” Augmentt asserted.
3. Microsoft Intelligent Security Association (MISA): Cloud4c has joined MISA, an ecosystem of independent software vendors and managed security service providers that integrate their security products with Microsoft’s security technology.
4. FBI Crypto Warning: Cyber criminals are increasingly exploiting vulnerabilities in decentralized finance (DeFi) platforms to steal cryptocurrency, causing investors to lose money, an FBI warning stated.
5. Italy Cyberattack: Italy’s energy agency Gestore dei Servizi Energetici SpA suffered a malware attack on August 28 and 29, according to a statement, Bloomberg reported.
6. CrowdStrike Seeking Acquisitions?: CEO George Kurtz visited Israel earlier this year — apparently in a bid to find acquisition targets. But so far, no M&A deals have surfaced, The Information noted.
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