Managed security services are solutions sold by specialist Managed Service Providers (MSPs) as part of a broader portfolio of IT managed services. Some MSPs focus entirely on cybersecurity services and are often called Managed Security Service Providers (MSSPs).
Managed security services cover all aspects of the cybersecurity protection model, and organizations needing additional cybersecurity expertise and protection can purchase what they need from a range of available options. Offerings frequently include:
- Managed Detection & Response (MDR).
- Endpoint Detection & Response (EDR).
- Gap & threat analysis.
- Penetration testing.
- Vulnerability scanning.
- Incident preparedness.
- Regulatory compliance consultancy.