Managed security services: A strategic asset to clients
What's causing organizations to turn to managed security services? This article highlights the customer's perspective on the value of offloading their security burdens to MSSPs. Read Now
Customers of all sizes realize it's imperative to protect their businesses from the modern cyber perils. The urgency for upgraded security has some powerful drivers. The growing awareness of potentially debilitating threats like ransomware is one such driver. The potentially hefty fines for not complying with data protection regulations, such as the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard, General Data Protection Regulation, and Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, is another. Cybersecurity has become an unavoidable part of running a business, and many customers, overwhelmed by the requirements, are reaching out to service providers for help. However, the growing demand for Managed security services is outpacing the supply of MSP security firms ready to meet the challenges.
This guide is a boot camp for managed services providers looking to beef up their security practices. You'll find an overview of the MSP's role in the current cybersecurity landscape. We also provide a series of 'how to' articles exploring the various aspects of setting up and developing your MSP security capabilities. Finally, we end this guide with a look at emerging opportunities, and threats, that MSPs should be prepared for.
1Prepare for future security trends
Once your MSP security practice is underway, a number of emerging opportunities and concerns are worth keeping an eye on. We've highlighted some of these security trends in this selection of articles.
DDoS attacks on the rise
Expect to see customers cope with increasing distributed denial-of-services attacks. DDoS concerns may emerge as an important channel opportunity. Read Now
How to improve IoT security
Companies can address IoT design risks by posing these five questions, according to Bill Horne, vice president and general manager of Intertrust Secure Systems. Read Now