The 10 Best Managed Security Service Providers in 2019
With the endless supply of cyber threats, security breaches in always in the news and many enterprises. IT departments feel outsmarted by cybercriminals. To counter this they turn to managed security service providers.
Managed security service has become big business. Companies like IBM, BT and Verizon are among the leading in this field. These vendors augment internal security measures or take over many of the functions of IT security.
This guide covers the top managed service providers for security.
1. DXC Technology
DXC has a portfolio of integrated solutions that includes security advisory, risk management, intelligent security operations infrastructure, endpoint security, identity and access management, threat and vulnerability management, data protection and cloud security.
Symantec provides monitoring and management of the customers’ security environment. Also intelligence services and advanced threat protection, in addition to incident response and cyber skills development, intrusion detection and prevention system (IDPS) management, hosted log retention. The company with dedicated security analysts to prepare and provide details and recommendations on incidents.
SecureWorks services are accessed via the SecureWorks Client Portal offers security services through it’s Counter Threat Appliance (CTA) and Counter Threat Platform (CTP). It also offers Advanced Malware Protection and Detection (AMPD) in partnership with Lastline. Host and network-based advanced threat detection are via SecureWorks’ Advanced Endpoint Threat Detection (AETD) service. Additional services, such as vulnerability scanning and advanced threat intelligence services, are also available.
IBM provides a wide range of MSSP services including vulnerability scanning, information event network protection, firewall management, data protection, security intelligence analysis, web gateway management, unified threat management (UTM) secure software-defined wide area network (SD-WAN), adaptive security for hybrid cloud, endpoint security and Amazon GuardDuty service, and intelligent log management in the cloud.
The AT&T Threat Manager is the company’s security event monitoring and management service. Threat analysis is performed via the AT&T Threat Intellect platform, which includes SIEM, big data, and analytics. Device management is available for network security, data and application security, endpoint and mobile security. It is delivered as part of AT&T’s Threat Management and Intelligence solutions. Service options include Internet and Intranet protection, mobile security, DDoS defense, firewalls, Web application protection, IDPS, email gateway, endpoint security, encryption, device management, and token authentication.
Verizon Enterprise cybersecurity provides security monitoring and operations, security professional services, network and gateway security, and incident response. Its analytics platform also includes a customer portal.
BT offers a secure web gateway (SWG), next-generation firewall (NGFW), IDPS, UTM, managed, distributed denial of service (DDoS) protection, vulnerability scanning, application security, network access control, public key infrastructure (PKI) security, patch management, threat monitoring and intelligence, email security, security information and event management (SIEM), and more. It has partnerships with Trend Micro’s Deep Security and Symantec SSL decryption.
CenturyLink’s professionally managed, next-generation network-based firewall Solution Company. The services include adaptive network security and threat intelligence. CenturyLink’s security operations centers (SOCs) can respond to physical and logical alarms, attacks and suspicious or abnormal network activity, as well as to assist with customer security inquiries.
Trustwave services include rogue device detection network firewalls, IDPS, UTM, and internal vulnerability scanning, all consolidated into a single appliance as a fully managed service. Trustwave SWG decrypts, unpacks and assembles web pages and exposes any malicious behavior, and also block new malware in real-time.
HackerCombat IT Service Management is all about implementing and managing IT services as per customers’ requirements. HackerCombat seeks to simplify and streamline IT and security management needs. ITSM services rank among the best in the industry and seek to provide comprehensive solutions. HackerCombat Web Security software excels in detection and remediation of sophisticated threats and provides the best of proactive preventive measures.