MSS - Managed Security Services

MSS are security service functions that have been outsourced to an external service provider (such as management of security tools, threat management, incident response, and forensics).


A company providing these services is referred to as a Managed Security Service Provider (MSSP). Outsourcing can be an easy way for an organization to add specific security expertise they may lack, can create cost savings by eliminating the need to hire full-time in-house resources, or it can be used to augment in-house capabilities to accomplish 24/7 security monitoring.


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