With a major shortage of skilled resources in today’s cybersecurity market, more and more organizations are opting to outsource key security monitoring services to a managed security service provider (MSSP). Whether for log management, managed detection and response (MDR), SIEM-as-a-service, or compliance management, organizations large and small are turning to MSSPs to deliver these solutions quickly and cost-effectively.
Thousands of customers worldwide trust AlienVault MSSP partners to meet their security monitoring and compliance needs. Let us help you find the right MSSP to be an extension to your IT team.
Managed security offerings from a certified AlienVault MSSP can include:
In a recent SANS survey, 59% of respondents indicated that a lack of trained security staff and skills were the biggest challenges when it came to threat intelligence and detection / SIEM initiatives.
Many organizations struggle to keep up with today’s rapidly evolving threat cycle. This is especially true for IT teams that are constrained by time, budget, or resources and simply do not have the capacity to constantly scour the global threat landscape for latest attacks.
An AlienVault MSSP can provide a cost-effective and reliable way to protect your critical IT infrastructure against emerging threats. In addition to their own security research, AlienVault MSSPs continuously receive the latest threat intelligence from the AlienVault Labs Security Research Team. This team constantly analyzes and validates the latest threat data, including the community-sourced, global threat data from the Open Threat Exchange® (OTX™). So, working with an AlienVault MSSP gives you multiple layers of threat intelligence.
AlienVault’s network of certified MSSPs leverage the power of our award-winning AlienVault Unified Security Management® (USM) platform for comprehensive security monitoring and compliance management across cloud and on-premises environments. AlienVault USM combines asset discovery, vulnerability assessment, intrusion detection, incident response, SIEM, and log management in a single pane of glass for simple, affordable, and effective management.
When you work with a Certified AlienVault MSSP, you share in the benefits and cost-savings of a unified solution that delivers powerful threat detection, incident response, and compliance management capabilities for all of your critical environments. Whether you outsource 100% of your security monitoring to your MSSP or co-manage with your MSSP, it’s important to know that AlienVault USM is fast to deploy, easy to use, highly extensible, and readily scalable to support your growing business.
Finding the right MSSP to meet your security goals while satisfying your business requirements can be a challenge, especially given the different services offered by MSSPs. AlienVault partners with hundreds of MSSPs in every region of the world to ensure that you have the right MSSP with the right services to meet your needs. When choosing an MSSP, consider the following:
Why are you looking for a managed security service provider? Does your team have the skills they need? Do they have the time they need? Do they have the tools they need? Understanding your organization and your needs will help you determine what you need from a managed security service provider.
Different MSSPs provide different services designed to help you protect your organization and augment your existing IT and security teams. Understanding what services MSSPs offer will allow you to identify the right MSSP for you to partner with for your security as a service needs.
Think of the MSSP as an extension to your team. Would you hire someone who can’t fill a gap and meet your needs? Of course not. Partner with an MSSP that has the security knowledge, skills, and ability to effectively monitor your environment and help you identify and respond to threats.
Evaluate each provider to determine if their services, skills, and expertise meet your needs. In some cases, the MSSP will provide full service security monitoring. In other cases, the MSSP will help augment your existing team. Align your needs appropriately to get the value you expect.