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. MSP and Cloud Services Cyberattack: NetStandard, an MSP in Kansas City, apparently suffered a cyberattack involving MyAppsAnywhere -- a hosted platform that supports CRM, Microsoft Exchange and Microsoft Sharepoint, according to a report on Reddit.

2. MDR and XDR Services: Infopercept has launched Invinsense XDR+ -- which can deploy various decoys and attract adversaries towards them. The service helps organizations to analyze potential threats, the company indicated.  Also, a new service called Invinsense MDR+ provides a dedicated purple team to help organizations combat unknown and zero-day threats and minimize the damage caused through sophisticated cyberattacks like ransomware.

3. Cyber Insurance: DataStream Cyber Insurance has extended its policy coverage to assist MSPs in Canada.

4. MSSP and EDR: Digital Hands CyGuard Maestro security fabric and security operations center (SOC) has selected SentinelOne's Singularity XDR Platform for extended detection and response.

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