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Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP) News: 05 February 2020


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. M&A: Aon, a global professional services firm, has acquired Cytelligence, a Canadian-based cybersecurity firm.

2. M&A - Security Detection & Automation: Leidos is acquiring L3Harris Technologies Security Detection and Automation businesses, for $1 billion in cash.

3. Talent - Physical Security: Kastle Systems International has hired Bob Ryan as chief sales officer.

4. Secure Multi-Cloud Data Platform: Datrium has expanded the Datrium Global Partner Network to new regions and introduced a new tier, DRaaS Select.

5. Cyber Teams - Managed Detection and Response (MDR): CriticalStart has introduced TEAMARESa new organization that will serve as both the red and blue teams for the company's clientele.

6. MDR: LogicHub has unveiled MDR+, an automation-driven Managed Detection and Response (MDR) solution.

7. Threat Hunting: Hunters, an Israeli cybersecurity start-up, has partnered with Snowflake, a cloud data platform, to boost the velocity and effectiveness of its threat hunting solution, the company says.

8. Partner Program: Cynet has launched a Global MSSP Partner Program.

B. Next Five Cybersecurity Conferences

  1. RSA Conference 2020 (February 24-28, San Francisco)
  2. Women in CyberSecurity (WiCys) Conference 2020 (March 12-14, Aurora, Colorado)
  3. OKTA Oktane 2020 Cybersecurity Conference (March 30-April 2, San Francisco, California)
  4. SANS 2020 Cybersecurity Training Conference (April 3-10, Orlando, Florida)
  5. VMware Carbon Black Connect 2020 (May 13-14, Chicago).
  6. Bonus: The complete MSSP Alert 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.