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Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP) News: 20 January 2022

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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), threat hunters 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, MDR, XDR and Cybersecurity News Alerts

1. SMB Ransomware Prevention: CyberSaint has launched CyberBase, which enables customers to understand their ransomware risk profile aligned with the NIST Ransomware Risk Management Framework.

2. SIEM-SOAR Integration: A new LogPoint 7 release combines the analytical capabilities of SIEM (security information and event management) with the response tools in SOAR (security orchestration, automation and response) at now additional cost, the company asserts.

3. Data Security: Sattrix Software Solutions has launched NewEvol, a Data Security Platform (DSP). NewEvol allows businesses to  collect, detect, correlate and remediate different types of business specific cybersecurity threats, Sattrix asserted.

4. Zoho MSP Security Vulnerability: The latest alert is here from the CISA.

5. Whispergate Boatloader: CrowdStrike's analysis is here.

6. Cyber Service: ZeroFox has launched an Adversary Disruption service to "automate the dismantlement of malicious infrastructure, content, sites and bot accounts required to conduct external cyberattacks," the company said.

7. Partnership - Data Security and Google Cloud: Protegrity has partnered with Google Cloud to support the upcoming release of BigQuery remote functions.

8. Partnership - Snowflake Cloud Data Security: Panther Labs has launched launched Panther for Snowflake to provide purpose-built security monitoring and threat detection.

9. Partnership - SentinelOne and Amazon Web Services (AWS): SentinelOne has expanded o its work with AWS to support Amazon Inspector, Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service Anywhere (Amazon EKS Anywhere), and Amazon Elastic Container Service Anywhere (Amazon ECS Anywhere). As a launch partner for these services, SentinelOne is providing "unified visibility, protection, automation, and enforcement across the entire enterprise and cloud," the security software company asserted.

10. Partnership - Cyber Insurance: iBynd and Cowbell Cyber have teamed up to expand the distribution of cyber insurance coverage to small and medium sized businesses (SMBs).

11. Financial Services Supply Chain Security: FS-ISAC has launched a Critical Providers Program designed to strengthen the security of the financial sector's supply chain.

12. Funding - Password Management: 1Password has raised $620 million in a funding led by ICONIQ Growth.

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

  1. Check Point CPX 360 Americas (January 25-27, Virtual)
  2. Right of Boom (February 9-11, Tampa, Florida)
  3. Zero Trust World 2022 (February 21-23, Orlando, Florida)
  4. GISEC 2022 (February 21-23, Saudi Arabia)
  5. McAfee MPower Digital 2022 (March 22-23, Virtual)
  6. BonusMSSP Alert’s complete event calendar
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.