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Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP) Market News: 22 July 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.

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

1. NIST - Healthcare Cybersecurity Guidance: NIST has updated its cybersecurity guidance for the healthcare vertical.

2. AWS Cloud Vulnerability Management: Axonius now integrates with Amazon Macie, Amazon GuardDuty, and AWS SecurityHub. The new integrations "will help customers to better understand and manage vulnerabilities across their Amazon Web Services (AWS) infrastructure," Axonius asserted.

3. Secure Government Cloud Services: VMware has achieved Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) High Authorization through the Joint Authorization Board (JAB) for VMware Government Services, which includes VMware Carbon Black Cloud and VMware SD-WAN on AWS GovCloud (US).

4. Partnership - Google Cloud Security and Healthcare: Google Cloud is partnering with Health Information Sharing and Analysis Center (Health-ISAC) -- a community focused on "sharing timely, actionable, and relevant information with each other—including intelligence on threats, incidents."

5. SMB Security Operations - Stating the Obvious: Most SMBs last 24/7 security operations to detect and respond to threats, according to a Forrester Research study commissioned by Pondurance.

6. Threat Intelligence Research: Red Canary's insights for July are here.

7. Open Source Security: WithSecure has developed Detectree, a detection visualization tool for cyber security defense teams.

8. Africa Cybersecurity Centers: ITC Secure and Liquid Cyber Security announced six new Cyber Security Fusion Centres across Africa.

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

  1. AWS re:Inforce (July 26-27, Boston, Massachusetts)
  2. Black Hat USA (August 6-11, Las Vegas)
  3. Defcon 30 (August 11-14, Las Vegas)
  4. Gartner Identity and Access Management Summit 2022 (August 22-24, Las Vegas)
  5. Blue Team Con 2022 (August 27-28, Chicago)
  6. LogRhythm RhythmWorld 2022 (September 13-15, Denver, Colorado)
  7. Join UsMSSP Alert Live (September 19-21, Washington, D.C.)
  8. 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.