Managed Security Services


Extend Your Security Team and Maximize Resources

Managed Security Protection 24/7/365

Organizations frequently experience gaps in security staffing and struggle to find affordable talent, not to mention expertise in specific security solutions. As the regulatory landscape becomes increasingly complex, why not let your existing IT staff refocus their efforts on core business needs?


Our managed security services (MSS) provide monitoring and management services designed to fit a wide variety of solutions, technologies, industries and budgets.


No matter where you are in your cybersecurity journey, when you're ready to bring in the experts, Optiv can help you amplify your existing security operations capability and reach a level of cybersecurity maturity that's required for today’s evolving threats.

What is a Managed Security Service Provider?

A managed security service provider (MSSP) delivers security solutions and advice to another organization, typically in an arrangement where the MSSP manages all or a significant portion of the client’s security stack.


In the past, this looked like basic firewall and endpoint management, but these days they do much more. Now an MSSP might provide anything from security monitoring, vulnerability management and tier-one support to SIEM co-management or even a fully staffed security operations center (SOC). For organizations who are struggling to fill security roles – or would just rather the experts handle their security – an MSSP can provide quick value.



What is the Difference Between an MSP and MSSP?


Just like a mountain bike is a specialized kind of bicycle, a managed security service provider (MSSP) is a specialized type of managed service provider (MSP). There are MSPs for just about any service an organization could need – customer support, IT services, the list goes on – but in the same way a mountain bike is built for rough trails, an MSSP is focused on security.

Elevate Your Security Program with a Leading Managed Security Service Provider


Optiv: Your Trusted Managed Security Service Provider for Achieving Your Security Goals




Co-Managed SIEM


Let Optiv manage your SIEM, including creating detection content based on the MITRE ATT&CK® framework.



Managed Extended Detection and Response (MXDR)


Optiv’s industry-leading security experts leverage our threat detection and response platform with your existing technology investments to stop known and emerging threats before they impact your business.



Advanced Fusion Center


Level up your existing security operations center with Optiv’s proven methodologies, threat intelligence and dedicated security practitioners.



Managed Vulnerability Services


Optiv’s risk-based metrics help you prioritize vulnerabilities so you can focus on the ones that present the most risk.



Managed PAM


Secure your privileged identities while lowering technology and resource expenses and delivering faster time to value with Optiv’s Managed PAM.

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