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

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. Managed XDR Services: CyAlly, an MSSP in McKinney, Texas, has launched managed XDR (eXtended Detection and Response) services for enterprises, service providers, and governments. CyAlly did not mention if or how the company is leveraging third-party software tools to deliver the MXDR services.

2. Windows Defender Warning: Threat actors are abusing the Windows Defender command line tool MpCmdRun.exe to decrypt and load Cobalt Strike payloads, SentinelOne reported.

3. Talent - Threat Hunting: Tego Cyber has hired Alissa V. Knight as chief marketing officer.

4. Business Momentum: BlueVoyant, which launched in 2017, has grown to support more than 700 customers across 30 countries. The company has 650 employees in more than 20 countries. Revenue and profit figures were not disclosed.

5. Cyber Entrepreneurs: Coro, which develops a security platform for mid-market organizations, has launched an Incubiz program to "help entrepreneurs build and grow a successful business" in the cybersecurity market.

6. Partnership - Government Cybersecurity: Carahsoft has agreed to serve as CloudCover’s Master Government Aggregator. The result: CloudCover’s risk transfer insurance products are available to the Public Sector through Carahsoft’s reseller partners and on various NASA contracts.

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
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.