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. M&A - Application Security and Supply Chain Security: Palo Alto Networks has acquired startup Cider Security.

2. Leading MSSPs in Asia: Here's a list of top MSSPs in Asia, according to IDC.

3. Mid-Market MDR Service: Ankura Consulting has launched Ankura InterXeptor, an MDR solution for middle-market organizations. The service offers continuous threat detection and real-time response to prevent, detect, and respond to cyber threats, Ankura said.

4. Talent - Managed Detection and Response (MDR): SilverSky has hired Telarus and Converged Network Services Group (CNSG) veteran Reagan Roberts as channel chief.

5. Talent - Cloud-Native Application Protection: Lacework has hired Andrew Case as CFO.

6. Talent - AI and Risk Management: Dataminr has hired Datto veteran John Abbot as chief financial officer. Abbot exited Datto when Kaseya acquired the MSP technology company in mid-2022.

7. Security Orchestration Automation and Response (SOAR): Revelstoke has announced several new SOAR product upgrades to include sub-workflow, case management, and indicators of compromise (IOC) automation, the company said.

8. SAP Patch Management: SecurityBridge has introduced new Patch Management capabilities for its SAP Security Platform.

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