What is an MSSP?

MSSP stands for Managed Security Service Provider. An MSSP is an outsourced provider of security-as-a-service management and monitoring, including anti-virus and anti-spam protection, intrusion prevention systems (IPS), data loss prevention (DLP), VPN and firewall protection, identity access management, and threat intelligence.

Companies use MSSPs when they don’t have the security staff or expertise in-house to meet increasing security and compliance regulations and cybersecurity challenges.

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About Critical Insight

Critical Insight is the only cybersecurity-as-a-service provider that prepares, monitors and responds to cyber threats, going beyond SOC-as-a-service offerings typical of Managed Detection and Response (MDR) offerings.

With a focus on organizations that deliver critical services – hospitals, local governments, utilities, school systems, and more – we provide end-to-end support to those with limited security teams or budgets to handle threats proactively and as they occur.

Based in Bremerton and Seattle, Washington, Critical Insight is a venture-backed company founded by former CISOs in the public sector. We are committed to training new analysts and providing the most up-to-date cybersecurity protection.

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