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MSSP Market News: Intezer, eSentire, CrowdStrike, Nvidia

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Each business day MSSP Alert delivers a quick lineup of news, analysis and chatter from across the MSSP, MSP and cybersecurity world.

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Today’s MSSP Alert Market News:

1. MSSP Solution Expands: Intezer, a specialist in AI-powered technology for autonomous security operations, has expanded its solution for managed security service providers (MSSPs). Intezer for MSSP uses AI to fully automate all Tier 1 SOC tasks and decision-making for MSSPs, enabling them to onboard new clients without having to hire additional analysts to manage triage of additional alerts. The Autonomous SOC Platform from Intezer provides capabilities that are tailored for MSSPs to ingest high volumes of endpoint, SIEM and reported phishing alerts and automatically triage incidents for multi-tenant management, the company said.

2. Threat Intelligence Product Release: eSentire, a managed detection and response (MDR) specialist, has launched its first standalone cybersecurity product, eSentire Threat Intelligence, extending protection and automated blocking capability across firewalls, threat intelligence platforms, email services and endpoint agents. eSentire Threat Intelligence provides mid-market and enterprise organizations with a simple API gateway to access high-fidelity indicators of compromise, curated from security investigations across eSentire’s global customer base, the company said.

3. Security Partnership: CrowdStrike has formed a strategic collaboration with Nvidia to deliver Nvidia’s AI computing services on the AI-native CrowdStrike Falcon XDR platform. Combining Falcon platform data with Nvidia’s GPU-optimized AI pipelines and software, including new Nvidia NIM microservices, puts custom and secure generative AI model creation in the hands of CrowdStrike and Nvidia customers, the companies said.

4. Threat Hunting Collaboration: LogRhythm has announced a partnership with SOC Prime, who claims "the world’s largest and most advanced platform for collective cyber defense." This collaboration combines LogRhythm Axon’s advanced analytics and threat management capabilities with SOC Prime’s innovative technology to empower security teams with enhanced threat hunting and detection capabilities, the companies said.

5. Gen AI Release: HiddenLayer, a security provider for AI models and assets, has launched AI Detection & Response for Generative AI. The new capability comes as part of HiddenLayer's platform, formerly known as MLDR, extending HiddenLayer's security to organizations deploying LLM-based applications, the company said. HiddenLayer's AI Detection & Response for Generative AI provides a set of security controls that enable real-time monitoring, detection and response to threats specific to LLMs.

6. Threat Intelligence Report Issued: Ontinue, an AI-powered managed extended detection and response (MXDR) provider, has released its first-ever 2023 Threat Intelligence Report, authored by the Advanced Threat Operations (ATO) team. This report offers a deep dive into emerging threats, top attacks by industry and crucial statistics shaping the cybersecurity landscape.

7. AI Cyber Company Emerges: Auguria, a cybersecurity AI company, announced that it has emerged from stealth mode after two plus years of software platform development. With an initial investment from SYN Ventures Seed Fund, Auguria is driving the transformation of traditional security operations by applying data for human and AI consumption with a vector-based cybersecurity platform for security operations data integration, transformation and analytics, the company said.

8. New Hacker Tool Discovered: Resecurity has identified a new tool listed for sale on the dark web called TMChecker which is designed to attack remote access services and popular e-commerce applications. This adversarial tool combines corporate access login checking capabilities with a brute-force attack kit. The tool’s developer, a threat actor who goes by the handle “M762” on the XSS cybercrime forum, offers TMChecker on a monthly subscription basis for $200, Resecurity said in its blog post.

9. Application Security Release: Portnox, a provider of cloud-native, zero trust access control solutions, has brought to market its Conditional Access for Applications solution. Available as part of the Portnox Cloud platform, Conditional Access for Applications delivers passwordless authentication, endpoint risk posture assessment and automated endpoint remediation for organizations seeking to harden their application security posture, the company 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.