Managed security services (MSS) offer a wide range of cybersecurity assistance and services, which include managing and monitoring intrusion detectors and firewalls, completing assessments of vulnerability and penetration, as well as audits, overseeing the management of patches and upgrades, and aiding in the setting up of protocols and rules to minimize the risk of a leak of data. MSS providers also offer cybersecurity advice and assistance with compliance requirements for regulatory compliance like HIPAA, PCI DSS, SOX, GLBA, and ISO.

Premium MSS solutions come with technology like security information and events management (SIEM) cloud access security broker, and container security. Many of the best MSSPs provide 24/7 monitoring of their security operations centers and threat intelligence to enhance the context, and proactive threat hunts.

MSS may also help their clients identify vulnerabilities and assess the impact on business operations like availability and performance. This can help them avoid costly cyberattacks, and improve their overall security how to find the best antivirus level.

A majority of the top MSSPs offer a range of managed IT services such as remote assistance, monitoring of networks and security policy creation. They have a central dashboard that allows them to monitor all devices and applications of their clients. In addition, they offer change management services and backup and recovery solutions to protect data in the event of an incident. They can even help with the protection of data and management using tools such as encryption and data loss prevention.