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), 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 News Alerts
2. Talent - Managed Detection and Response (MDR): Critical Start has hired Dragos and Qualys veteran Chris Carlson as VP of product and Absolute Software veteran Randy Turer as VP of North American Sales.
4. Partner Program - Security Operations: Adlumin has launched an enhanced Adlumin Advantage MSP program. The program features a managed security services platform with XDR and SOAR capabilities.
5. Partnership - AWS Cloud Security: Code-X and AWS have partnered to "bring Code-X software capabilities to the full AWS realm, including AWS National Security solutions," the companies said.
6. Distribution - Brazil: Zentek has agreed to distribute StrikeForce Technologies in Brazil.
7. Cloud Distribution: The Orca Cloud Security Platform is now available in the Microsoft Azure Marketplace.
8. Microsoft Exchange Cyberattacks: The Cuba ransomware operation is exploiting Microsoft Exchange vulnerabilities to gain initial access to corporate networks and encrypt devices, Bleeping Computer reported.
9. Growth: Elevate Security quadrupled its annual recurring revenue (ARR) in 2021 compared to 2020, though actual dollar figures were not disclosed.
B. MSSP, MDR and Cybersecurity Virtual Events and Conference Calendar
- GISEC 2022 (February 21-23, Saudi Arabia)
- McAfee MPower Digital 2022 (March 22-23, Virtual)
- Apptega Amplify Partner Summit 2022 MSSP Security Conference (April 27-28, Atlanta, Georgia)
- Fortinet Accelerate 2022 (May 10-13, Virtual)
- ItaliaSec 2022 (May 24-25, Milan, Italy)
- Bonus: MSSP Alert’s complete event calendar