With the growing complexity of cyber threats and the growing number of security controls, it has become difficult to keep track of all the activities that are required to effectively manage security risks. This is where managed security services come into the picture. Managed services help organizations address the specific security concerns of their business.
Managed security services (MSS) are a type of IT service-model outsourcing in which an organization contracts with a service provider to take on responsibility for some or all of its cybersecurity functions. The scope of MSS can vary, but typically includes network monitoring, risk management, and managed detection and response; and even software-as-a-service (SaaS) applications.
Typical duties of security services providers include, but not limited to: