Executive Summary

For suitable cyber-protection, enterprises must know how to choose between a Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP) or Managed Detection and Response (MDR) provider.

MSSPs and MDR providers offer different approaches to cyber defense. However, these labels do not tell the whole story and new service models are emerging. An enterprise must know how to compare specific capabilities of providers according to its business needs.

New models of Managed Detection and Response offer extended security services for enterprises and organizations.

This white paper positions MSSPs versus MDR providers, describes the new generation of MDR services, and explains how enterprises can make suitable choices.

Key points in the white paper:

  • Evolving Enterprise Needs
  • What MSSPs Do and Do Not Do
  • Where MDR Comes from and What It Does
  • New Generation MDR 2.0
  • Key Points for Making a Choice

Download the Whitepaper