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Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP) News: 15 September 2020


Each business day, MSSP Alert broadcasts a 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) 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. Open Source - Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR): Comodo will make its Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR) product available as open source on GitHub.

2. MSP Security: The BullGuard Small Office Security platform now features new MSP-centric capabilities.

3. Ransomware Attacks Court System: Conti ransomware has attacked the Fourth District Court of Louisiana, CBR Online reports.

4. SMB Security: odix, an Israel-based cybersecurity leader in enterprise CDR (Content Disarm and Reconstruction) technology, has officially launched FileWall for small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs).  FileWall provides effective malware-disarming capabilities against file-based attacks, leveraging cutting-edge technology previously available only for enterprises, the company says. FileWall is now available for direct purchase through Microsoft AppSource or via the FileWall-certified partner program for Microsoft CSPs.

5. Intellectual Property Protection:  Code42 has launched Incydr, a SaaS offering that protects organizations' intellectual property, source code and trade secrets, the company says.

6. Talent:, a cybersecurity software company with a risk management platform built to understand and manage risk in OT (operational technology) and ICS (industrial control system) environments, has hired Splunk veteran Erick Faul as VP of global sales.

7. Research - Cyber Readiness Report: An Acronis Cyber Readiness report reveals the "post pandemic cybersecurity landscape at a glance," the company says.

B. MSSP and Cybersecurity Virtual Events and Conferences

  1. BlackBerry Security Summit 2020 (October 5-7, Virtual Conference)
  2. ConnectWise IT Nation Secure 2020 (October 14-15, Virtual Conference)
  3. CrowdStrike Fal.con 2020 Cybersecurity Conference (October 15-16, Virtual Conference)
  4. Exabeam Spotlight20 (November 9-11, Virtual Conference)
  5. Palo Alto Networks Ignite20 (November 17-19, Virtual Conference)
  6. BonusMSSP Alert’s complete event 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.