MDR or MSSP? A Comparison Guide

In today's hyper-connected world, cyberattack risks have never been more pronounced. Threat actors continue to develop malicious, ingenious tricks and techniques to stay one step ahead of security systems and response specialists. As a result, a more focused and proactive approach to detecting, investigating, and responding to threats is required. In this guide, we break down the comparison between Managed Detection and Response (MDR) and Managed Security Services (MSS) and how to determine what to look for in providers.

MSP: What role does AI play in cybersecurity?

Artificial intelligence (AI) is playing an increasingly important role in cybersecurity. This is confirmed by a recent Pulse survey of 191 senior executives from companies on four continents: two out of three organizations (68%) say they are using tools that use AI technologies and among those who are not yet using AI, 67% are considering adopting it.

Cloud File Sharing for Managed Service Providers (MSPs) Overview

In this video, Director of MSP Community and Enablement, Eric Anthony, gives an overview of Egnyte and how you can tailor our cloud file sharing tool to the needs of your clients. As a Managed Service Provider or MSP, referring your clients to resources that best fit their needs is imperative to fostering a long-term working relationship. At Egnyte, we give you the support you need to help your clients make informed decisions to keep collaboration simple, adhere to industry-specific regulations, and most importantly, keep their data secure.

Why MSPs Save the World

Organizations of all sizes are struggling to keep up with the increasingly complex and evolving cybersecurity landscape. Threat actors aren’t just hunting large corporations, they’re aggressively targeting small and midsize businesses, too. As networks become more porous and cyber threats rise, organizations that lack in-house security expertise will increasingly become targets of attack and their losses will grow.

What Types of Security Capabilities Do Managed Service Providers (MSP) Offer?

Last time, I discussed the four basic types of managed service providers (MSPs) with which organizations commonly partner. Those categories help to determine the types of services offered by MSPs. In general, MSPs provide five primary services to customers.

How MSPs should systematize demanding customer relations

CISA, the US Cybersecurity and Infrastructure agency, has recently released a report on Managed Service Providers (MSPs). The agency recognizes that MSPs play a critical role for businesses, providing IT services that would otherwise be too costly or too time-consuming and resource-intensive.

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An overview of the MSP industry in terms of IT management and security

A recent survey of IT professionals found that 59% of organizations have adopted managed service provider (MSP) services to oversee and monitor their network infrastructure. A quick glance at the MSP sector prompts the basic question: why do organizations outsource their IT control to service providers? The reasons include trimming costs associated with IT network maintenance and receiving better IT support for network issues when they arise. This corresponds to the definition of managed services; the MSP assumes an ongoing responsibility for 24-hour monitoring, managing, and problem resolution for the IT systems within a business.

Strong Relationships Matter More When MSPs Consolidate Vendors

A rising tide lifts all boats. This common phrase offers a perfect explanation of why strong supplier and partner relationships are essential to the success of your business. Partner programs come in all shapes and sizes, but not all provide the same value to you and your business. However, when you invest in developing key business collaborations, both your company and its suppliers can reap the rewards of your efforts.