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. MSSP Government Contract: Raytheon Intelligence & Space, a Raytheon Technologies business, has won a $34.1 million managed security contract with the Georgia Technology Authority (GTA).

2. Channel Chief - Data Protection: Veeam Software has hired Gigamon veteran Larissa Crandall as VP of global channel and alliances.

3. Distribution: Prodata has agreed to distribute Malwarebytes in the African region.

4. Partnership: ThreatBlockr and UbiStor are partnering to promote cybersecurity, data protection and disaster recovery solutions.

5. Apple Cloud Security: Apple will now offer full end-to-encryption for nearly all the data its users store in its global cloud-based storage system, the Associated Press reported.

B. Annual In-Person MSSP and Cybersecurity Conferences