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Choosing Between MDR MSSP and SIEM-as-a-Service

MDR, MSSP, and SIEM-as-a-Service. Which one is right for your organisation? Learn the pros and cons of each to help you make an informed choice.

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A sustained increase in cyberattacks drives the demand for security operations solutions at organisations of every size. These businesses realise the cybersecurity landscape is troubled by an effectiveness problem caused by a shortage of cybersecurity skills among their IT staff—leaving them unable to detect and respond to advanced threats.

As a result, many now outsource portions of their security strategy to obtain these operational benefits. This “as-a-service” approach has rapidly become the preferred means to detect and respond to advanced threats that bypass their existing controls.

Over the past few years, MDR, MSSP, and SIEM-as-a-service have become the top choices for organisations to boost their security posture in today’s threat landscape. Each one has its own unique set of benefits, as well as potential drawbacks, that may leave decision makers unsure of which path to take.

Before determining your path, it’s important to understand the key differences between these services to find which approach is right for you. That’s why Arctic Wolf produced the white paper, Choosing Between MDR, MSSP, and SIEM-as-a-Service.

The paper will help you gain a deeper understanding of today’s threat landscape, along with insight into the top cybersecurity solutions, including:

  • The critical functions SIEMs complete, but why they can be difficult to manage
  • Why cloud-based security solutions continue to gain momentum
  • The pros and cons of MDR, MSSP, and SIEM-as-a-service to consider
  • Why MDR providers don’t all adhere to the same standards
  • The most effective solution today’s organisations need for their security