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.
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A. Today’s MSSP, MDR, XDR and Cybersecurity Market News

1. Talent - Extended Security Posture Management (XSPM): Cymulate has named Maria Mastakas as chief operating officer (COO) and Carolyn Crandall as chief marketing officer (CMO) and chief security advocate.

2. Talent - Managed Compliance and Cybersecurity Services: Cerberus Cyber Sentinel has named Ashley Devoto as president. She also remains chief information security officer (CISO).

2. Cyberattack Hits Cloud MSP: Advanced, a cloud MSP that hosts & manages healthcare applications for NHS  111 & UK businesses, confirms cyberattack.

3. MSSP Partner Program: onShore Security, an MDR security service provider, has joined Palo Alto Networks’ MSSP program.

4. Research - Russia-Ukraine War and Cyber Fallout: Sixty-five percent of defenders believe cyberattacks have increased since Russia invaded Ukraine, according to VMware's Global Incident Response Threat Report.

5. Cyberattack Hits Jacksonville Sheriff Office?: The latest details are here.

6. AWS Buckets Misconfigured: Italian insurance company Vittoria Assicurazioni suffered a cloud data exposure involving misconfigured AWS buckets, according to Website Planet.

B. MSSP, MDR and Cybersecurity Virtual Events and Conference Calendar

  1. Black Hat USA (August 6-11, Las Vegas)
  2. Defcon 30 (August 11-14, Las Vegas)
  3. Gartner Identity and Access Management Summit 2022 (August 22-24, Las Vegas)
  4. Blue Team Con 2022 (August 27-28, Chicago)
  5. LogRhythm RhythmWorld 2022 (September 13-15, Denver, Colorado)
  6. Join UsMSSP Alert Live (September 19-21, Washington, D.C.)
  7. BonusMSSP Alert’s complete event calendar