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46% of META Region MSP’s Looking To Add Threat Intelligence Services

The majority (93%) of managed service providers (MSPs) across the META* region are currently planning to add new services to their cybersecurity portfolio, where threat intelligence is their top choice (46%), along with managed detection and response and targeted attack discovery. These are the findings of a new Kaspersky report ‘MSP market focus: IT security challenges and opportunities in the new normal.

When asked what type of services this might include, threat intelligence was cited as the top offering (46%) being sought from security vendors, closely followed by malware analysis (41%) and
security assessments (41%). This call for more threat intelligence and analysis from vendors is in line with the expertise that customers have requested from their MSP’s.

Among various threat intelligence services, the most interesting for MSPs across the META region according to the research is APT reporting (18%), which allows them to keep up to date with the most recent investigations, threat campaigns, and techniques of APT actors. This is followed by threat data feeds (16%) and threat lookup (13%) that help to improve incident response. Other services that providers look for include malware analysis (31%), security assessment (40%), and targeted attack discovery (47%).

UMBRA is a global organization that provides leading threat intelligence, OSINT and predictive analytics capabilities.

*META = Middle East, Turkey, Africa

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