IT Security vs. CyberSecurity: How Your MSP & MDR Work Together

July 26, 2023

Should there be a battle or beneficial collaboration when it comes to IT Security vs. CyberSecurity? Understanding and leveraging the distinct capabilities of your Managed Service Provider (MSP) and Managed Detection & Response (MDR) solution is vital for your organization, as it helps you have a better grasp on your security posture and ensure you are adequately protected.

In today’s digital age, the security of our information systems is paramount. While your Managed Service Provider may offer certain security services, it’s crucial to understand the depth and breadth of these services to ensure optimal cybersecurity maturity.

Bringing his extensive experience leading both MSPs and Managed Detection & Response solutions, Wade Alt, Chief Operating Officer at DeepSeas, has created an informational presentation that dives into the critical, yet often misunderstood, distinction between IT security and cybersecurity. He explains why each discipline is important and, most importantly, how your MSP and MDR will collaboratively enhance your cyber defense program.

Below is an overview of the information presented in the DeepSeas video about IT Security vs. CyberSecurity. Sharing this document and explainer video with your leadership team can help you create an integrated plan to strengthen your security measures and ensure you are well-equipped to face cybersecurity challenges in the future.