IT Security Managed Services

Securing IT peripherals: Secured Managed Services

Information Technology has surrounded us everywhere from paying our bills through cards or identification on the public portals. The IT Security Managed Services are your network, endpoints, vulnerability management, monitoring and analysis. Managed security services (MSS) are systematic approach for network security services undertaken by managed security service provider (MSSP).

MSSPs look out for targeted malware, customer data theft, and resource constraints. Functions of an IT Security Managed Service include-

  • Monitoring and management of vulnerabilities and firewalls
  • Supervision of patch managementand upgrades
  • Performing security assessments and  audits
  • Responding to emergencies and providing technical solutions

Why does any organization need IT Security Managed Services for its assets?

Managing your Firewall Investment against threats-

Managed Firewall provides administration, monitoring and maintenance of already installed or new installation of firewall infrastructure, managing IPS/IDS etc. Thus, the clients don’t have to worry about policy management, upgrades and patch deployment. Managed Next Generation Firewall helps in eliminating malicious inbound and outbound traffic controlled via threat intelligence.

Types of Security Managed Services-

  • On-site consulting-

This includes security architecture assessment, design, business or technical risks and procedures, security product integration and forensic analysis.

  • Perimeter management-

This involves installing, upgrading, and managing the firewallVirtual Private Network (VPN) and/or intrusion detection hardware and software, electronic mail and monitoring, maintaining the firewall’s traffic routing rules.

  • Managed security monitoring-

This involves observing the system throughout the network like unauthorized login, hacking, contradiction of service  etc.

  • Penetration testing-

This includes periodic software attacks for finding out the vulnerabilities in the network perimeter.