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Overcoming Cybersecurity Challenges with Managed Security Services

Posted by Trevan Marden on Jun 27, 2018

security-265130_1280An article on SecurityWeek this week announced the results of the IDC Worldwide and U.S. Comprehensive Security Services Forecast, which showed that managed security services is the largest and fastest-growing of the segments they covered. The article points to two key drivers of this growth: growing complexity of Security Operations and an overwhelming volume of security incidents.

The article reports that organizations are struggling with numerous products (the article cites a Cisco study that showed 46% used 11 or more vendors) and lack of trained staff leaving nearly half of incidents un-remediated. The staggering volume of incidents leaves understaffed teams unable to keep pace with the demand to investigate and respond in timely fashion. As our Cygilant customers know, however, managed security services can help overcome these challenges and fill the gaps left by limited budgets and staff.

It can be difficult for organizations with limited budgets and small teams to meet security challenges in today’s threat landscape. For these organizations, managed security services can be a key component of their security programs to ensure they are able to protect data and secure their network without the costs associated with large enterprise software purchases, training, and hiring of additional staff.

At Cygilant, our security-as-a-service solutions for security monitoring, and vulnerability and patch management deliver both the cutting-edge technology required to reduce attack surface, monitor and detect advanced threats, as well as the 24x7 SOC team of security experts to provide continuous monitoring, forensic investigation, and remediation guidance when incidents emerge. Acting as an extension of your IT team, our highly trained team of security experts help your organization get the most out of your security investment through proper deployment and tuning of the software as well as ongoing coverage and support to fill the gaps left by limited internal IT teams.

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