Network security faces serious challenges. Security teams have to defend an ever-expanding attack zone, skilled IT specialists are missing, and threat actors have a working day. However, Managed security service providers – MSSPS – are able to rush to help. MSSPS appeared on the scene 15 years ago to ensure the security of devices as a contract service: antivirus, firewalls, email protection, and the like. They have evolved to outsource EDRS, Siems, threat analysis platforms, and other advanced network security services. Guest Expert: Chris Pruitt, Technical Director of Inversion6 Today, large companies that provide IT services, as well as legacy cybersecurity service providers, are rushing to essentially create the next generation of MSSPS if you will. Leading players work together and innovate to create the optimal portfolio of services. I had the opportunity to visit Black Hat 2022 together with Christopher Pruitt, CTO of Inversion6, a managed IT security services provider from Cleveland.
We discussed how far MSP has come since the early 2000s when it focused on helping companies monitor compliance. Listen to the accompanying podcast to fully understand our discussion going forward. In the future, it seems that MSSP is intended to play a fundamental role in creating an environment for digital commerce.