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. AWS and MSSPs: Track our live coverage of the AWS re:Inforce 2022 cloud security conference here.

2. MDR and EDR Integrations: Critical Insight, a managed detection and response (MDR) service provider, now integrates with nine  endpoint detection and response product (EDR) security platforms. The list includes.

  • Carbon Black Defense
  • Carbon Black (VMware Carbon Black Cloud)
  • CrowdStrike Falcon
  • FireEye HX
  • Microsoft Defender for Endpoint
  • Palo Alto Cortex XDR
  • SentinelOne
  • Sophos
  • Symantec ATP

3. Partnership: Cyderes has embrace the Stairwell Inception platform to further improve the MSSP's managed detection and response (MDR) solutions.

4. Partnership - IoT Security: NetRise and Fortress Information Security are partnering to further safeguard critical infrastructure.

5. Threat Hunting Service: CrowdStrike has introduced Falcon OverWatch Cloud Threat Hunting, a standalone threat hunting service for "hidden and advanced threats originating, operating or persisting in cloud environments."

6. Security Analytics: Uptycs has announced new cloud detection and response (CDR) capabilities for "detecting and remediating sophisticated attacks against cloud infrastructure," the company said.

7. Research - Record Data Breach Costs: The average cost of a data breach is now $4.35 million, up 13% over the past two years, IBM reported.

8. Venture Capital - Cisco Investment: Cisco Systems is investing in Island, a secure browser designed for enterprise users, this report indicated.

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

  1. Black Hat USA (August 6-11, Las Vegas)
  2. Defcon 30 (August 11-14, Las Vegas)
  3. Gartner Identity and Access Management Summit 2022 (August 22-24, Las Vegas)
  4. Blue Team Con 2022 (August 27-28, Chicago)
  5. LogRhythm RhythmWorld 2022 (September 13-15, Denver, Colorado)
  6. Join UsMSSP Alert Live (September 19-21, Washington, D.C.)
  7. BonusMSSP Alert’s complete event calendar