So you can't find enough cyber-security experts to join the team. Time to dial a managed security service provider?

So you can't find enough cyber-security experts to join the team. Time to dial a managed security service provider?

The benefits of outsourcing your IT's infosec – and what to look for. Here's our gentle guide for you


Backgrounder Managed security services are – by revenue – the fastest expanding field of cyber security, according to IDC, which reckons they should grow at a compound annual growth rate of 14.2 per cent to 2022. Gartner says managed and subscription-based security services will account for half of all cyber-security spending by 2020.


Other than the proliferation of cyber security threats that companies routinely have to combat on a daily basis, there are two major drivers.


One is the continuing global shortage of cyber-security professionals that makes skilled staff difficult to find and expensive to hire. The number of respondents reporting proble ..