Managed Security Services

The Business Case for Security Services

Managed service providers not yet offering managed security should certainly consider the pros and cons of a security monitoring service prior to investing in the tools and people. However, the small to mid-sized market is crying out for cost-effective managed security, since getting it right with their own people can lead to unexpected costs and technology investments that are underutilised.

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MSP Security Services: The Importance of Incident Response

To get started in security services, there are two processes MSPs should develop before any others: protective monitoring and incident response. Both are coordinated through your security operations centre (SOC) and should be coupled to make them as effective as possible.

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How MSPs Can Develop Security Services

Managed service providers (MSPs) have a massive revenue opportunity in security services they are not taking advantage of yet. Allied Market Research projects managed security services to be a $40 billion marketplace by 2022 and over 60% of that revenue will come from the small to medium sized business (SMB) market demographic.

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How to Improve Security Monitoring in your SOC

In an earlier blog post we looked at how security operations centre (SOC) teams can shift their services up a gear, through better automation, behavioural analysis and threat hunting. The concept of threat hunting isn’t new to security operations; yet, it’s one of the most misunderstood functions a SOC team performs.

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Choosing a SOC Service Model: The Key Considerations

What factors do CISOs take into account when choosing a SOC service model?  Information security is high on the agenda of every UK and Australian board these days, especially given the changes in privacy legislation and mandatory data breach notification. However, security is a highly complex issue and requires a deep conviction throughout the business to be successful. 

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Managed Security Services: How to scale for success

The Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP) industry has blossomed over the last five years. Moreover, analysts predict growth as high as 15% year-on-year for the foreseeable future, with the cyber security market set to be worth US$1 trillion by 2020. How can  Managed Security Service providers scale for success?

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