Managed Security Service Provider
What is Managed Security Service?
Third-party entities that provide services to a firm include Managed Service Providers (MSPs) and Managed Security Service Providers (MSSPs). However, the aim of these two categories of service providers is vastly different. A managed service provider (MSP) provides general network and IT maintenance, as well as services like managed telephony (telco) and Software as a Service (SaaS) platforms. An MSSP, on the other hand, is entirely focused on delivering security services.
The “operations centre” is one of the key differences between MSPs and MSSPs. A network operations centre (NOC) is likely to be run by an MSP, from which they monitor and manage their clients' networks.
Managed security services are provided by third-party companies for the supervision and administration of a company's security operations. Managed security service providers (MSSPs) deliver services in-house or remotely, most commonly through the cloud. MSSPs provide a comprehensive spectrum of security services, from infrastructure setup through security management and incident response. Some managed security service providers specialise on certain areas, while others provide whole information security programme outsourcing.
What are benefits of MSSP?
A managed security services provider (MSSP) is designed to supplement or replace an organization's existing security team. A corporation can gain various advantages by cooperating with an MSSP:
Because of the cybersecurity skills gap, it can be difficult and costly to fill open roles on an organization's internal security team. By partnering with an MSSP, a company can remedy weaknesses in its internal security staff or completely replace it.
Many firms, particularly small and medium-sized firms, lack the cybersecurity maturity that is required. SMBs can quickly instal a mature cybersecurity solution with the help of an MSSP.
Cybersecurity solutions are most effective when they are configured and managed by a professional. By working with an MSSP, a company may benefit from skilled security management without having to hire the necessary personnel in-house.
Multi-tenancy and high scalability are supported by many cybersecurity solutions. This allows an MSSP to handle several clients with the same solution, distributing the expense of a secure cybersecurity infrastructure across their customer base.
As new data protection legislation (such as the GDPR and the CCPA) join current rules, the regulatory landscape is becoming more complex (like HIPAA and PCI DSS). An MSSP can assist with data collection and report generation in order to demonstrate compliance during audits or in the aftermath of a possible incident.
What are the security for MSSP?
Customers look for an MSSP that they can trust to successfully protect their networks and the sensitive data they hold when seeking for one. To provide an adequate outsourced security solution, a company must not only possess the necessary cybersecurity experience, but also the necessary tools to carry out their duties.
Penetration testing and vulnerability assessments are techniques for evaluating an organization's security, particularly its information and technological assets. Penetration testing is a type of ethical hacking in which hackers attempt to get into computer systems in order to find weaknesses that they could exploit.
A penetration test is a group of trustworthy hackers attempting to get into a company's computers or networks using the same tools and tactics used by bad actors. This simulated attack provides useful information about the company's ability to protect itself in the event of a genuine attack. Pen testing is another name for penetration testing.
How can we help you?
- Ascertain that an MSSP is staffed with industry specialists, including as engineers and cybersecurity specialists.
- Determine how effectively the MSSP's services match with and can meet an organization's needs.
- MSSPs require a sufficient number of qualified personnel to be accessible 24 hours a day, seven days a week to respond rapidly to requirements and crises.
- Learn how an MSSP protects and manages a company's sensitive information.
- An organisation must evaluate an MSSP's pricing and service levels to see if their budget can support its services.
Why choose us?
DigiAlert is a global provider of comprehensive business information security solutions with a fresh perspective on IT security.
DigiAlert was formed in 2012 with the goal of solving the most difficult cybersecurity challenges that today's leading businesses confront and providing effective answers.
The firm was founded on the principle of defending consumers from more sophisticated cyber-attacks while also providing high-quality service in an ever-changing cybersecurity environment.