Managed Security Services

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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Three Levels of SOC Maturity: Steps for Continual Service Improvement

Those who run security operations centres (SOC) acknowledge that the more automation built into the service, the more likely analysts will have the time to hunt for threats. Yet, the path to SOC maturity isn’t one that most SOCs follow. This blog looks at three levels of maturity that SOCs can pass through before being properly integrated with the rest of the business’s service management processes.

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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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