What is a Managed Security Service Provider (MSSP)?

by | Jan 20, 2023

Managed Security Service Provider (MSSP):

Provides outsourced monitoring and management of security devices and systems. Common services include managed firewall, intrusion detection, virtual private network, vulnerability scanning and anti-viral services.

Reduce IT Costs

Did you know that a successful introduction of an MSSP (managed security service provider) is able to reduce IT costs by 25-45% and boost operational efficiency by 45-65%?

Getting a Managed Security Service Provider (MSSP) essentially outsources the management and monitoring of security systems. Common services of an MSSP include a managed firewall, intrusion detection, virtual private network (VPN), vulnerability scanning, and antiviral services.

Alleviate IT Strain

Partnering with a managed IT service provider like PCA Technology Solutions can help your company reach its long-term goals.

Companies, even small and mid-size, can benefit by offloading IT tasks to a managed service provider who can provide services remotely including active threat detection, response, and remediation services. This alleviates IT strain and frees up time to support and expand other company operations.

Why a company might decide to bring in a managed security service provider:

1. To free up resources within the company and allow team to focus on other revenue-producing tasks

2. To streamline IT costs and make them more predictable

3. Quick access to better technical expertise (an entire team, with a variety of specialties)

4. Gain access to the latest and greatest technology

5. Provides added value to your clients (more services)

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Don’t forget to review your current provider’s contract for cancellation policies.

Your current provider and new provider can work closely together to ensure minimal downtime. Your new provider can complete an audit so they can better coach you on what your business needs.

Switching to PCA with Ease

When making the switch to PCA Technology Solutions, nothing short of excellence should be expected. Our team provides:

  • Guidance on understanding your current technology stack and expert recommendations on what you need to have to achieve your desired business outcomes,
  • Competitive pricing, paired with next level service,
  • An intricately designed plan for onboarding to ensure a seamless transition with your security remaining top of mind.

The transition to managed services can be smooth, especially with #PCA.