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Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP) News: 25 August 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. Funding - MSSP: ReliaQuest, an MSSP with its own cybersecurity software platform, has raised over $300 million in growth financing led by KKR, with participation from Ten Eleven Ventures and ReliaQuest founder and CEO Brian Murphy. The funding will fuel international expansion and platform development.

2. M&A - Incident Response Cyber Consulting: Palo Alto Networks is acquiring The Crypsis Group from ZP Group for $265 million.

3. IoT Security - Azure Marketplace: Nozomi Networks' Guardian and Central Management Console (CMC) are now available on the Microsoft Azure Marketplace. The platforms offer OT & IoT visibility, Nozomi asserts.

B. MSSP and Cybersecurity Virtual Events and Conferences

  1. IT Nation Secure 2020 (October 14-15, Virtual Conference)
  2. Exabeam Spotlight20 (November 9-11, Virtual Conference)
  3. Palo Alto Networks Ignite20 (November 9-12, Las Vegas)
  4. RSA Conference 2021 (May 17-21, San Francisco)
  5. 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.