Managed network security services can be described as third-party service providers, solution providers or value-added resellers who can be hired to outsource tasks and processes related to network safety.
Device management, monitoring, and remediation are often offloaded. Email security includes anti-spam and IP filtering. Asset classification and Change Management. Data leak protection.
This arrangement requires communication between the service provider and customer about how the responsibilities will be split. The two parties need to create a detailed service-level agreement ( SL) which outlines the costs of the services on a monthly basis, quarterly, or annually. It also identifies the equipment and services that will be included.
Managed network security services are a major revenue source for solution providers. They can also provide relief for customers who may not have the resources or expertise to handle the critical network defense tasks.