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Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP) News: 04 September 2019

Each business day, MSSP Alert broadcasts a quick lineup of news, analysis and chatter from across that 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 [email protected].

A. Today’s MSSP Alerts

1. MSP Conference: It's safe to expect MSSP and cybersecurity updates at the SolarWinds Empower MSP conference this week in Atlanta. Track updates here.

2. Talent - Vulnerability Management: ZeroNorth, a provider of risk-based vulnerability orchestration across applications and infrastructure, has hire Karen Higgins as CFO.

3. Talent - Cyber Attack Simulations: XM Cyber has hired Richard Benigno as SVP of global sales. Benigno looks to expand the company's global market presence, with a specific focus on the United States.

4. Product Updates: Proofpoint has announced product updates across its cybersecurity portfolio.

B. MSSP Partner Programs and Strategic Alliances

1. SIEM: Illusive Networks, a provider of deception-based cyber defense, now integrates with LogRhythm NextGen SIEM Platform. The solution provides real-time, post-breach threat detection while enhancing and automating incident response, the companies say.

2. Distribution: Ingram Micro has agreed to distribute OPAQ's network security and cloud platform.

3. Integration: Proofpoint has partnered with CrowdStrike. The result is advanced threat protection across email and endpoint, the companies say.

4. All Partner Programs: Search the comprehensive ChannelE2E Partner Program Database here. Also, submit your company information here and your partner program can be listed in the database.

C. Next Five Technology Conferences

  1. GSX 2019: Global Security Exchange Conference (September 8-12, Chicago, Illinois)
  2. MSSP Accelerator – Sales and Marketing Summit (September 10-11, Cedar Rapids, Iowa)
  3. CISA Cybersecurity Summit 2019 (September 18-20, National Harbor, Maryland)
  4. Exabeam Spotlight19 (September 30-October 2, San Francisco)
  5. EuroCACS/CSX 2019 (October 16-18, Geneva, Switzerland)
  6. Bonus: The complete MSSP Alert calendar

Email me your news, rumors and tips for potential coverage here on MSSP Alert.

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.