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Blog December 13, 2022

Connectria Achieves AWS Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP) Competency

We’re excited to share that we have achieved the AWS Managed Security Service Provider (MSSP) Competency!

Connectria is an AWS Premier Consulting Partner and Level 1 Managed Security Services (MSSP) Partner
This achievement recognizes our outstanding commitment to security and compliance and establishes that we have met AWS’s high standards for delivering 24/7 protection and monitoring of essential AWS resources to our customers.

After achieving AWS Premier Partner status earlier this year, we’ve been focused on continuing to expand our AWS Managed Services practice and strengthening our commitment to cloud security and compliance.

Becoming an AWS Managed Security Services Competency Partner

To earn the AWS MSSP Competency, partners must meet AWS’s standard of quality for managed security services, which details technical and operational requirements for partners’ monitoring and response services of AWS environments.

The AWS Managed Security Services Competency covers services such as:

  • AWS Infrastructure vulnerability management
  • Monitoring for AWS service configuration to security best practices
  • Managed detection and response (MDR)
  • Managed web application firewall (WAF) service
  • AWS resource inventory visibility
  • Managed Detection and Response for AWS Endpoints
  • AWS Compliance Monitoring for two or more of the following standards: PCI, DSS, HIPAA, HITRUST, ISO 27001, MITRE ATT&CK, SOC2

The competency also validates partners with expertise in specialization categories including modern compute, identity behavior monitoring, managed application security testing, data privacy event management, digital forensics and incident response, business continuity, and ransomware readiness.

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Making it Easier to Find the Right Partner

AWS launched the AWS MSSP Competency to enable customers to acquire ongoing security monitoring and management that has been validated by AWS. AWS security experts annually validate the tools used and operational processes of each MSSP to address specific cloud security challenges such as continuous event monitoring, triaging, AWS service configuration best practices, and 24/7 incident response.

By providing a competency program for Managed Security Services, AWS 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.

What’s Next for Connectria? 

With 2023 marking the 10th anniversary of our AWS partnership, we’re incredibly proud of what we’ve been able to accomplish for our customers by helping them leverage the power of AWS over the last 10 years. Going forward, we plan on evolving our capabilities with AWS through 2023 and beyond. As more businesses continue to look to AWS to modernize applications, create innovative new products, and build more scalable, automated, and cost-efficient architectures, we will be there to provide strategic guidance and hands-on support along the way.

Get Started with AWS Managed Security Services 

As an AWS Premier Partner and validated MSSP, Connectria is able to provide a wide range of managed and professional services that include cloud strategy consulting, migration, penetration testing, and 24x7x365 AWS managed security and compliance services. With these services, Connectria has helped customers across industries strengthen their security posture and achieve continuous compliance according to standards and regulations like PCI DSS, HIPAA/HITECH, HITRUST, FERPA, FISMA, SOC, ISO 27001, and more.

We ensure your AWS environments are always secure and up to date with the latest policies and other compliance standards, and provide full SOC support, vulnerability scanning, compliance monitoring, 24/7 incident alerts and response, and much more.

Reach out to learn how our AWS managed security services can help you ensure the ongoing security and compliance of your AWS infrastructure.

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