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Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP) Market News: 07 October 2022

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Each business day, MSSP Alert delivers this 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), eXtended Detection and Response (XDR), threat hunters and MSP security providers — and those who need to partner with such companies.
  • Frequency and Format: Every business morning. Typically one or two sentences for each item below.
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A. Today’s MSSP, MDR, XDR and Cybersecurity Market News

1. MDR for MSPs: Keep an eye on these N-able developments and relationships with SentinelOne and Blackpoint Cyber.

2. MDR and SOC Services: Blackpoint Cyber has introduced Blackpoint Response, Managed Defender for Endpoint, an Apple macOS agent and vulnerability scanning capabilities. The company offers 24x7 MDR and SOC services to MSPs.

3. MDR - Executive Leadership: eSentire has added two cyber experts to its board of directors. The new appointees include Amit Mital, a former special assistant to the President and senior director in the White House; and John Becker, a well-known advisor who also has held CEO posts and multiple companies.

4. Hack Triggers Australia Privacy Regulation Debate: Australia proposed an overhaul of consumer privacy rules that will help facilitate targeted data sharing between telecommunication firms and banks following a massive data breach at Optus, the country's second largest mobile operator, Reuters reported.

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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.