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Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP) News: 31 August 2020

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) 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. M&A - Security: Chainlink has acquired DECO from Cornell University. DECO is an improvement on how to utilize HTTPS/TLS for data transmission across the Internet. By extending the data security capabilities of HTTPS and TLS, the most widely formats for transmitting all internet data, DECO is able to guarantee that data remains private and untampered with during its delivery from various private and premium data sources., Chainlink asserts. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

2. Partnership - Endpoint Security:  The secure, on-premises content collaboration technology from Nextcloud now integrates Kaspersky Scan Engine. The solution automatically scans file when they are uploaded and ensure no dangerous files can spread, the two companies say.

3. DDoS Attacks Target New Zealand Stock Market: Here are details.

4. Hackers Target Tesla: Here are the details.

B. MSSP and Cybersecurity Virtual Events and Conferences

  1. IT Nation Secure 2020 (October 14-15, Virtual Conference)
  2. Exabeam Spotlight20 (November 9-11, Virtual Conference)
  3. Palo Alto Networks Ignite20 (November 9-12, Las Vegas)
  4. RSA Conference 2021 (May 17-21, San Francisco)
  5. 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.