Indeed! Cybersecurity is not a commodity among service providers. One is not necessarily like unto another. Some MSPs have robust and mature cybersecurity controls while others are lackluster. It is imperitive that the client ask questions to their MSP to better understand their capabilities. Because, as you said -- they inherit the security of their service providers.
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There are, however, some base requirements that most MSPs will have when partnering with you and your business. They will want to make sure that your systems are up to date enough so that they are able to keep you and your business safe. For example, it will be hard to give you the service you need if you are running off of outdated computer systems. They’ll want to update these older systems and ensure that the proper toolkit can be used to keep you secure. MSPs will typically want to use specific hardware as well, installing things like their own firewalls and BDRs (backup and disaster recovery). This allows them to keep your cost down and run their services more efficiently for everyone.
What’s the cost of not having disaster recovery services? Technology failures happen and just like a natural disaster, you must have a continuity plan. Your data needs to be properly backed up—both on premise at your place of business and off-site in a cloud environment. Additionally, you’ll need to test backups regularly. Our team will help you architect the right backup solution, implement it properly with monitoring and notifications, and resolve issues as they occur.
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MSPs utilize a broad range of IT expertise to resolve issues efficiently. Unlike break/fix providers, MSPs can employ the latest processes and software to proactively monitor endpoints, keeping systems up-to-date and preventing issues before they arise. Managed IT services are also available 24x7x365, allowing end users to take nights and weekends off while the MSPs do the heavy lifting on tasks and processes done after hours.