The companies must understand the different types of managed security services to identify the tools to address them.
FREMONT, CA: There are different types of tools required to power the operations if companies want to change managed services provider (MSP) into a managed security service provider (MSSP) or trying to launch a new MSSP business. Here are some of the tools and various types of MSSP service.
Categories of Managed Security Service
Before elaborating on the particular types of MSSP tools, here are some of the types of security services offered by MSSP. It is necessary to understand these categories because it will help the companies recognize the tools that can address them.
In the case of the security services related to the company's client infrastructure, the MSSP will offer the following services.
• Endpoint security: It is utilized to protect individual devices linked to the clients' network infrastructure.
• NOC/SOC services: It is also popularly known as Network Operations Center or Security Operations Center. The service helps in monitoring for and responding to every type of network and public security events.
• Network perimeter-level security: The system helps to impose a security boundary among internal and external network resources along with firewalls.
• Threat intelligence: It helps to identify security threats and risks and even prioritize various types of hazards.
2. Data Security
MSSPs can provide different kinds of services so that it can protect data
• Anti-malware: It helps in identifying and addressing malicious code in clients' systems, infrastructure, and applications.
• Backup and disaster recovery: The security system protects clients' data because of the risk of loss due to security breaches and other disruptions. It also helps to ensure a clean version of data that can be restored if systems are compromised.
• Digital forensics: Digital forensics can be described as the discipline of investigating security events to understand what went wrong and stop them from recurring.
• Application whitelisting and data-loss prevention: It helps the companies to identify known-safe resources from potentially malicious ones.
• Email security: It reduces the risk of phishing and other kinds of email-borne attacks.
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