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Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP) Market News: 10 November 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. ConnectWise IT Nation News: Track all the MSP security news from ConnectWise's conference here.

2. MSSPs and MITRE: MSSPs fared well in in the first MITRE evaluations, eSecurity Planet reported.

3. Vulnerability Management Services: Flashpoint has unveiled a ransomware prediction model that "allows vulnerability management teams to improve remediation efforts that could prevent cyber extortion events." The effort involves VulnDB, a vulnerability database available on the market.

4. Partnership - Managed Detection and Response (MDR): eSentire has partnered with InfoTrust to expand its presence in Australia.

5. Partnership - XDR and Cloud Services: Data Theorem and AlphaSOC have partnered to address attack surface management for cloud-native applications.

6. Identity and Access Management:  iC Consult Group has launched iC Consult France as part of its European expansion plan.

7. Spyware Regulation: A Europe-wide moratorium on surveillance software such as NSO Group’s Pegasus and similar products is needed to clamp down on abuses, according to a draft report from European Union lawmakers, The Wall Street Journal reported.

8. Industrial Cybersecurity Group: A group of cybersecurity companies that help defend industrial systems from hackers is forming a lobbying group as U.S. officials increase regulation of such digital tools, The Wall Street Journal reported. Founding members of the Operational Technology Cybersecurity Coalition include Claroty, Forescout Technologies Inc., Honeywell International Inc., Nozomi Networks Inc. and Tenable Inc.

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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.