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Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP) News: 06 March 2020

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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 - MSP and MSSP: Dyonyx and Single Path are merging to form a national MSP and MSSP.

2. M&A - Cyber Consulting: Accenture has acquired Context Information Security, a cyber defense consultancy in London with roughly 250 employees.

3. List of MSSP Mergers: See 30 deals listed here.

4. MSSP - SIEM Deployment: Verizon's new Managed Detection and Response (MDR) service will leverage Securonix's SIEM software.

5. Risk Management: Interos, a multi-tier, multi-factor third-party risk management platform, today announced the general availability of Interos v2.0, a cloud-based solution for third-party risk management.

B. Next Five Cybersecurity Conferences

  1. Women in CyberSecurity (WiCys) Conference 2020 (March 12-14, Aurora, Colorado)
  2. OKTA Oktane 2020 Cybersecurity Conference (March 30-April 2, San Francisco, California) — online only. Face-to-face canceled.
  3. SANS 2020 Cybersecurity Training Conference (April 3-10, Orlando, Florida)
  4. VMware Carbon Black Connect 2020 (May 13-14, Chicago)
  5. Fortinet Accelerate 2020 (May 16-21, New York)
  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.