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Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP) Market News: 29 April 2022

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

1. Expansion - Managed Security Services: 11:11 Systems, a managed infrastructure solutions provider, has expanded its managed security services to "prevent, detect and respond to malicious activities," the company said. The services include managed firewall; continuous risk scanning, SIEM and EDR. The launch comes roughly

2. Partnership - XDR for SMBs: Blueshift Cybersecurity has inked a strategic alliance with Cigent Technology.

3. Distribution - Managed Detection and Response (MDR): TD Synnex has agreed to distribute ActZero. The move expands an existing relationship between ActZero and Tech Data.

4. Application Security Monitoring: Datadog launched Application Security Monitoring to help security teams "accurately detect attacks targeting code-level vulnerabilities, such as server-side-request forgeries (SSRFs), SQL injections, cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks and more," the company said. The offering, leveraging the Sqreen acquisition of 2021, aligns with Datadog's Cloud Security Posture Management (CSPM), Cloud Workload Security (CWS) and Cloud SIEM offerings, the company said.

5. Talent: Conquest Cyber  has named Matthew Horne as VP of corporate development.

6. Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC): SOCSoter is now a Third-Party Assessor Organization (C3PAO) candidate awarded by the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification Accreditation Body (CMMC-AB).

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

  1. Fortinet Accelerate 2022 (May 10-13, Virtual)
  2. Black Hat Asia 2022 (May 10-13, Singapore)
  3. Microsoft Security Summit 2022 (May 12, Virtual)
  4. ForgeRock IDLive 2022 (May 23-25, Austin, Texas)
  5. Join UsMSSP Alert Live (September 19-21, Washington, D.C.)
  6. 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.