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MSSP Alert Live 2023: Surviving an Incident; Adding vCISO Services

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Conferences are happening in 2023, and MSSP Alert Live is no exception. We’re pleased to bring MSSP Alert Live 2023 back to Washington D.C. October 9-11. We hope you will join us for this managed security service conference designed for MSSPs and security-minded managed service providers.

This in-person event is designed with you in mind — MSSPs and MSPs looking to learn about improving the cybersecurity business, to network with peers, to understand the issues in the cybersecurity market today and prepare for them.

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A Sampling of MSSP Alert Live 2023 Sessions

Here's a look at some of the great sessions and speakers we have planned for you at this event:

  • Survival Stories from the Trenches: MSPs Talk Cybersecurity Incidents. In this session MSPs will share their personal stories of cybersecurity incidents and their impact on their businesses and their lives. Featuring Wayne Selk, cybersecurity program chief at CompTIA; Robert Cioffi, chief technology officer and co-founder of Progressive Computing; and Jay Tipton, CEO of Technology Specialists.
  • How to Create, Package and Price vCISO Services
    Jesse Miller, founder of PowerPSA, will explain how virtual CISO services can enhance your managed security service business, but there are a number of factors to consider when looking to provide this as part of your portfolio. In this session/panel we’ll dive into what you need to know to create, package, price and sell vCISO services, whether you are new to offering these services or are looking to refine your offering for better service, efficiency and profitability.
  • Make More, Spend Less: The Business Case for MSSP Specialization in Vertical Markets
    Mike Saylor, CEO of Blackswan Cybersecurity, explains the benefits for MSSPs of specializing in vertical markets. BlackSwan Cybersecurity has created three specialties: education, healthcare and auto dealerships. You’ll learn how the company broke into these markets; how the specialization has helped in operations, sales, technology, and other functions; and what you can do to prepare for specializing in a vertical market yourself.
  • How to Grow Your MSP/MSSP from $1 Million to $2 Million
    GetChanneled CEO Ted Roller is here to get your business moving in the right direction again. If your managed service business stuck at its current annual recurring revenue level, or you are struggling to double the size of your business, this is the session for you. Learn the steps you need to take to take the business to the next level.
  • Fireside Chat: What is CISA’s Joint Cyber Defense Collaborative (JCDC) and Why MSPs Should Care
    Abby Thoennes of CISA JCDC joins MSSP Alert editorial director Jessica C. Davis to talk about the agency’s cyberdefense plan for MSPs, how it works with the managed services market, and what’s to come in the months ahead.

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What can you expect when attending MSSP Alert Live

  1. Meet key executive leaders representing the world’s Top 250 MSSPs.
  2. Learn how leading MSSPs & MSPs are working with MDR, penetration testing, threat hunting, incident response and other cyber protection practices.
  3. Hear how MSSPs and MSPs are addressing cyber talent, incidents, supply chain security and third-party risk management.
  4. Develop your managed security sales, packaging and pricing strategies.
  5. Connect with CISA JCDC leadership and learn about the agency’s best practices for remote monitoring and management (RMM).
  6. See the latest innovations and technologies (XDR, MDR, SOC as a service and more) in our expo area.

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Jessica C. Davis

Jessica C. Davis is editorial director of CyberRisk Alliance’s channel brands, MSSP Alert, MSSP Alert Live, and ChannelE2E. She has spent a career as a journalist and editor covering the intersection of business and technology including chips, software, the cloud, AI, and cybersecurity. She previously served as editor in chief of Channel Insider and later of MSP Mentor where she was one of the original editors running the MSP 501.