Today, we are excited and proud to announce that we has achieved Amazon Web Services (AWS) Level 1 Managed Security Service Provider (MSSP) Competency status. This designation recognises that RedBear IT has successfully met AWS’s requirements for a baseline of managed security services to protect and monitor essential AWS resources 24/7, known as Level 1 Managed Security Services.

We were announced as one of the initial global launch partners at this years AWS re:Inforce security conference!

What is the AWS Level 1 MSSP?

This new baseline standard of quality for managed security services was introduced by AWS to benefit cloud environments of any size and it spans six security domains: vulnerability management, cloud security best practices and compliance, threat detection and response, network security, host and endpoint security, and application security.The six domains contain multiple MSSP services, each with technical skillset and operational process requirements specific to AWS.

AWS launched the AWS Level 1 MSSP Competency to enable customers to easily acquire ongoing security monitoring and management, validated by AWS. AWS security experts annually validate the tools used and operational processes of each MSSP address specific cloud security challenges such as continuous event monitoring, triaging, AWS service configuration best practices, and 24/7 incident response. The AWS Level 1 MSSP Competency provides a faster and easier experience for customers to select the right MSSP to help them achieve their goals for business risk and cloud strategy confidence.

Achieving the AWS Level 1 MSSP Competency differentiates RedBear IT as an MSSP and AWS Partner with essential 24/7 managed cloud security skillsets to earn the distinction of Level 1 MSSP.

Doug Woodford, Managing Director, RedBear IT

RedBear IT is proud to be one of the first AWS Partners to achieve AWS Level 1 MSSP Competency status. Our team is dedicated to helping companies enhance cloud security and reduce cyber risk by leveraging the agility, breadth of services, and pace of innovation that AWS provides.

AWS is enabling scalable, flexible, and cost-effective solutions from startups to global enterprises. To support the seamless integration and deployment of these solutions, AWS established the AWS Competency Program to help customers identify AWS Partners with deep industry experience and expertise.

About RedBear’s Managed Security Service

RedBear IT’s Managed Security Service provides modern enterprise-grade cybersecurity for Cloud environments at an affordable price point

  • For digital natives, our service allows you to focus on your core business and growth, whilst staying secure.
  • Our service is also suited to mid-market organisations that have all the security issues of Enterprises but without the budget and internal skillset to match.
  • For Enterprise & Public sector, our service provides an integrated approach to your security posture whilst avoiding disparate single purpose tool sprawl and many screens to manage.

Brett Christie, Managing Directory, Oban Solutions says

Oban operates in several highly regulated markets where security positions are tightly controlled and monitored, requiring Oban’s security accreditations to be regularly and independently assessed. RedBear IT is Oban’s trusted security partner whose use of sophisticated monitoring and reporting tools ensures that Oban meets or exceeds all mandated security expectations.

Find out more

For more information on RedBear’s managed security service, visit out dedicated MSSP page or contact us to understand how our service is applicable to your organisation.

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