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Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP) Market News: 14 October 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.
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A. Today’s MSSP, MDR, XDR and Cybersecurity Market News

1. Security M&A - Booz Allen-Everwatch Deal Status: A federal judge in Maryland ruled against the Justice Department's effort to block Booz Allen Hamilton's planned $440 million acquisition of fellow government technology services company EverWatch on antitrust grounds, Washington Technology reported.

2. Partnership - XDR: Red Canary has achieved Microsoft verified Managed Extended Detection and Response (MXDR) solution status. The status essentially means Red Canary's MXDR services integrate with the Microsoft Security platform.

3. Partner Program: SolCyber, a Forgepoint Capital company, has launched the Howdy Partner program. The program allows MSPs to leverage s SolCyber’s Foundational Coverage services platform.

B. Annual In-Person MSSP and Cybersecurity Conferences

Joe Panettieri

Joe Panettieri is co-founder & editorial director of MSSP Alert and ChannelE2E, the two leading news & analysis sites for managed service providers in the cybersecurity market.