AWS Managed Security Service Providers

Third-party managed security service to aid your cloud journey

From emerging startups, small to mid-sized businesses, to multi-national enterprises, adding the expertise of an AWS MSSP Partner into your organization is a valuable way to increase your cloud security posture and maintain it with experts watching 24/7. AWS MSSP Partners can provide full outsourcing or integrate and join forces with your internal security teams to help you fully operationalize your AWS security.

Take some cloud security weight off your shoulders. AWS MSSP Partners have worked closely with AWS security experts to develop offerings that operationalize security tools, skill sets, and processes leveraging supporting tools including native AWS security services such as AWS Security Hub, Amazon GuardDuty, AWS Solutions Implementations, and third-party tools from AWS Security Competency ISV Partners.

These offerings are uniquely designed to protect and monitor your essential AWS resources, delivered to you as a fully managed service. Find managed security services from AWS Level 1 MSSP Competency Partners here or in the AWS Marketplace MSSP solution area. For additional information, please see the brochure.

Level 1 MSSP Overview

Level 1 Managed Security Services – available from AWS MSSP Partners

This industry first baseline standard of quality, Level 1 Managed Security Services, spans ten specific 24/7 security service areas each with requirements revised annually by AWS security experts across the six security domains below. For organizations seeking additional cloud security expertise, these technical and operational requirements are a good baseline to consider for operationalizing security responsibilities in the cloud covering security tooling deployment, configuration, and 24/7 response to alerts.

Vulnerability Management

Routine scanning of AWS infrastructure resources for known software vulnerabilities. AWS metadata for scanned AWS infrastructure is available as part of scan results to better enable reporting and decision making.

Cloud Security Best Practices and Compliance

Detect when AWS accounts and the configuration of deployed resources do not align to security best practices while scanning your AWS environment for common compliance standards such as: CIS AWS Foundations, PCI DSS, HIPAA, HITRUST, ISO 27001, MITRE [email protected], and SOC2.

Threat Detection and Response

A combination of automated tooling and security experts continuously monitors aggregated AWS resource logs across network, host, and API layers to analyze and triage security events. Identified alerts are made available for customers to view, allowing them to incorporate remediation into their operational workflows.

Network Security

A system backed by technology and security experts monitoring 24/7 for Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks against your AWS applications and known or emerging network threats that seek to exploit known vulnerabilities.

Host and Endpoint Security

Managed Detection and Response (MDR) for AWS-based endpoints is a combination of technology and cloud security experts working to continuously detect, investigate, and remove threats from within your AWS endpoints.

Application Security

A firewall managed service designed to protect web-facing applications and APIs against common exploits.


Operationalize Cloud Security Tools

Level 1 MSSP Partners can help you fully operationalize your security tools including native AWS Security Services such as Amazon GuardDuty, AWS Security Hub and third-party security tools to ensure full features are being utilized and configured to best practices.

Staff Efficiency

Utilizing a Level 1 MSSP Partner for 24/7 security protection and monitoring of essential AWS resources enables you to develop at the speed of your innovation.

Full Visibility

Level 1 MSSP Partners provide you with full visibility into what AWS resources are being added, changed, or removed across your organization and can also provide visibility into hybrid and multi-cloud environments.

24/7 Expert Response

Receive notification of high priority security events and expert guidance on recommended remediation steps 24/7.

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From emerging startups, small to mid-sized businesses, to multi-national enterprises, adding the expertise of an AWS Level 1 MSSP Partner into your organization is a valuable way to increase your security posture.