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December 2016

Managed security services market: What you need to know now

Sponsored by SearchSecurity.com

A wise CISO recently said that, while today's managed security services market can handle almost everything, any security threat that keeps him awake at night was something he wanted his internal team to handle. But even though it's true that some security functions lend themselves to outsourcing more than others, managed security service providers (MSSPs) increasingly offer specialized tools and expertise that benefit a great number of organizations.

In this three-part technical guide, our experts look at the current state of the managed security services market and what MSSPs can offer your organization. There are many factors to consider before making the move to outsourcing, especially when it comes to security. This guide considers recent developments in the MSSP market and identifies key questions security pros must ask before considering an MSSP. With information security concerns and challenges at an all-time high, and a global shortage of security professionals to address them, some enterprises urgently need to turn to managed security services for help. Armed with the advice in this guide, security pros will be prepared to evaluate their enterprise's particular situation and know how to approach the MSSP marketplace.

Table Of Contents

  • What's new with MSSPs?
  • Pros and cons of MSSPs
  • Questions to ask MSSPs