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MSSP Market News: Exabeam, Fortra, Blumira

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Today’s MSSP Alert Market News:

1. AI Security Release: Exabeam has launched two cybersecurity features, Threat Center and Exabeam Copilot, to its AI-driven Exabeam Security Operations Platform. Threat Center is a unified workbench for threat detection, investigation and response that simplifies and centralizes security analyst workflows. Exabeam Copilot uses generative AI to help analysts quickly understand active threats and offers best practices for rapid response, the company said.

2. XDR Advancement: Fortra has enhanced its managed services solutions with the addition of Fortra Extended Detection and Response (XDR). Delivered as a managed service, Fortra XDR provides comprehensive visibility and coverage across endpoints, network and cloud environments, bringing to market a 24/7, scalable, sustainable and comprehensive security solution, the company said.

3. MSP Cyber Insurance Partnership: Blumira, a provider of security information and event management (SIEM) and XDR solutions, and Beltex, a cyber insurance provider, have formed a strategic partnership to provide enhanced insurance solutions for small and mid-sized businesses (SMBs). The collaboration enables both companies to provide access to better coverage, lower rates and improved incident response capabilities for managed service providers (MSPs) and their SMB customers, the companies said.

4. U.S. Defense Security Collaboration: Eclypsium, a specialist in digital supply chain security for enterprise hardware, firmware and software infrastructure, and Second Front Systems (2F), whose mission is to accelerate delivery of emerging technology to U.S. and Allied warfighters, have announced a strategic partnership. Together, they will provide increased security assurance and scalability to all components of Department of Defense (DoD) devices.

5. Data Deal Done: Superna, a provider of software for the management and advanced protection of data across cloud and on-premises environments, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire DefendX, a data security specialist, for an undisclosed amount. This is technology M&A deal number 52 that MSSP Alert and sister site ChannelE2E have covered so far in 2024. See more than 2,000 technology M&A deals for 2023, 2022, 2021, and 2020 listed here.

6. Managed Services Partnership: NTT DATA, a digital business and IT services company, announced that it has selected Swimlane, a specialist in AI-enabled security automation, as a partner for their global managed services portfolio. This collaboration builds on NTT DATA’s recently announced global cybersecurity strategy and enhances its SOC solutions in NTT DATA’s cybersecurity services portfolio, the company said.

7. Identity Security Release: Radiant Logic, a specialist in identity data management and analytics, has released the spring iteration of the RadiantOne Identity Data Platform, featuring analysis and visualization capabilities designed to make it easier to connect, manage and secure identity data. The RadiantOne Identity Data Platform unites decades of data expertise with cutting-edge analytics tools to provide a unified identity data layer for the enterprise — now even easier to use with the introduction of RadiantOne AI and its generative AI Data Assistant (AIDA), the company said.

8. Security Platform Debuts: Legato Security has launched Ensemble, a security operations platform that enables organizations to detect, manage and respond to cyber threats. Ensemble addresses the challenges businesses face in securing their networks and digital environments by correlating diverse security tools for increased visibility, simplified alert management, real-time reporting, asset intelligence and seamless data correlation between SIEM and endpoint solutions, Legato said.

Jim Masters

Jim Masters is Managing Editor of MSSP Alert, and holds a B.A. degree in Journalism from Northern Illinois University. His career has spanned governmental and investigative reporting for daily newspapers in the Northwest Indiana Region and 16 years in a global internal communications role for a Fortune 500 professional services company. Additionally, he is co-owner of the Lake County Corn Dogs minor league baseball franchise, located in Crown Point, Indiana. In his spare time, he enjoys writing and recording his own music, oil painting, biking, volleyball, golf and cheering on the Corn Dogs.