The Vital Role of Managed Security Services in Your BusinessMarch 21, 2022
As businesses face increasing cyber threats, the need for managed security services has never been greater. Managed Security Service Providers (MSSPs) can help identify and mitigate potential risks, protecting your business from costly data breaches.
When you partner with a security services provider, you can rest assured knowing that your systems are always monitored and protected. In this blog post, we will expatiate on our services and discuss factors you should consider before getting managed security services.
The Importance Of Managed Security Services
Managed security services are important because they can help businesses save costs while protecting their data.
When you outsource your security to a managed service provider, you can often get a lower rate than if you were to hire an in-house team.
Additionally, MSSPs have the expertise and resources to keep up with the latest security threats. This way, you can focus on running your business while your MSSP takes care of your network security monitoring needs.
Why Global Solutions Is The Perfect Choice For Your Firm
In May 2013, Global Solutions was founded as a Managed Security Service provider (MSSP) for federal contractors and their security needs. And so far, Global Solutions has expanded beyond simply a managed security service provider by expanding management, and establishing relationships with a host of other business partners.
We also collaborate with our customers and their teams to guarantee compliance and surpass targets as a collaborative management team.
Finally, we have a three-tiered business support model that allows us to be very price-competitive in our rates, matching the degree of security expertise needed to complete the required task rather than charging one rate for all levels of work.
Services We Offer
Below is a list of services we offer:
The Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) requires all federal contractors to have a DISA-approved security plan. Global Solutions can help you develop and implement a DISA-compliant security plan that meets all the requirements.
Visit Authorization Requests (VARs)
All federal contractors are required to obtain a Visit Authorization Request (VAR) before beginning work on any government site. Global Solutions can help you obtain the necessary VARs for your project.
Customer Service Requests (CSRs)
Global Solutions can help you submit customer service requests (CSRs) to the appropriate government agencies. We will work with you to ensure that all the necessary information is included in your CSR.
Administration Of All Briefings
Briefings are an important part of the security process. Global Solutions can help you administer all briefings, including initial, annual, SF312s (NDAs), and debriefings. We will help you ensure that all necessary information is included in your briefings.
If you experience a security incident, Global Solutions can help you submit an incident report to the appropriate government agencies.
Conduct Self-Inspections Annually
When a business examines its own procedures, it is performing a self-inspection. Self-inspections help check for potential safety risks or quality concerns or simply verify that it meets legislation requirements. Global Solutions can help you conduct self-inspections annually. We will work with you to ensure that all the necessary information is included in your self-inspection.
DCSA Assessment Preparation And Attendance
The Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency (DCSA) conducts assessments of all federal contractors. Global Solutions can help you prepare for and attend your DCSA assessment.
NISS Guidance And Package Submission
The National Industrial Security System(NISS) is the system of record for facility clearance information, replacing the Industrial Security Facilities Database (ISFD) and Electronic Facilities Clearance System (e- FCL). NISS supports DCSA’s main goal of strengthening national security and increasing transparency in the National Industrial Security Program (NISP). The National Industrial Security Program (NISP) requires all federal contractors to submit a security package. Global Solutions can help you prepare and submit your NISP security package.
Maintain Personnel Security Files
Global Solutions can help you maintain personnel security files. We will work with you to ensure that your personnel security file includes all the necessary information.
Process Initial And Reinvestigations
Global Solutions can help you process initial and reinvestigations for clearances. We will work with you to ensure that all the necessary information is included in your clearance application.
e-QIP Best Practices
e-QIP is a web-based automated system that was developed to ease the processing of standard investigative forms utilized in background investigations for Federal security, suitability, fitness, and credentialing purposes. Global Solutions can help you with e-QIP best practices. We will assist you in ensuring that all the necessary information is included in your e-QIP application.
SF-86 Reviews, Comments & Submission
The Standard Form 86 (SF86) is a government questionnaire that people must complete to allow the government to gather information for “conducting background investigations, reinvestigations, and continuous evaluations of persons under consideration for, or retention of, national security positions. The SF-86 is the form used to apply for a security clearance. Global Solutions can help you review, comment, and submit your SF-86.
Insider Threat Program Management
Insider Threat Programs are created to deter, detect, and mitigate harmful activities by insiders who represent a threat to national security. This is a comprehensive program that is required for all federal contractors. Global Solutions can help you with insider threat program management. We will ensure that your insider threat program includes all the necessary information.
The lowest level of further background screening that the federal government requires for people applying for certain occupations is public trust security clearance. Longer job applications and more thorough investigations are typical in government employment. Global Solutions can help you with public-trust processing. We will work with you to ensure that all the necessary information is included in your application.
Other Services We Provide
Below is a list of other services that we provide:
Human Resources Management
Our Human Resource team offers comprehensive HR services, from offer letters through off-boarding to all stages of the employee life cycle. With our help, small and medium-sized organizations can create cost-effective solutions for their employees that make them feel valued, remain compliant, and address unique HR issues.
Our payroll management services offer a simple, efficient way to outsource your payroll function. We take on the burden of processing payroll so that you can focus on running your business.
GSI has worked with businesses in all 50 states, Canada, and the United Kingdom to manage payroll. We utilize the software of your choice to run payroll. We help you stay compliant while reducing administration hassle and expense compared to engaging an internal payroll manager.
Cleared Defense Contractors (CDCs) are required to submit electronic fingerprints, which are more secure than paper prints, but the expense of a machine is prohibitive for small and mid-size businesses that do not process significant quantities of fingerprints on a regular basis. We now provide a digital fingerprinting service to assist these small and medium-sized enterprises.
GSIs have established partnerships with talent acquisition companies and outside recruiters. We collaborate with hiring managers to write job descriptions and identify the skills required. Our vast network of personnel can help you reach out to a greater number of potential candidates.
Factors To Consider When Getting Managed Security Services
Below are some factors you should consider when getting managed security services:
The first thing to consider is what type of security your business needs. There are many different types of security services available, so you need to make sure you choose the right one for your business. Global Solutions can help you assess your security needs and choose the right managed security services for your business.
Size of Business
Another factor to consider is the size of your business. Small businesses have different security needs than large businesses. Global Solutions can help you assess your security needs and choose the right managed security services for your business.
We also suggest that you consider your budget. Managed security services can be expensive, so you need to make sure you choose a service that fits within your budget. Global Solutions can help you assess your security needs and choose the right services for your business.
Nature Of Your Business
You should also consider the nature of your business. If you have a high-risk business, you will need different security services than a low-risk business. Global Solutions can help you assess your security needs and choose the right services for your business.
There are many factors to consider when choosing a managed security services provider. But with Global Solutions, you can be confident that you’re getting the best possible service at a competitive price.
Global Solutions offers a variety of managed security services to meet the needs of your business. We can help you assess your security needs and choose the right service for your business. If you would like to learn more about our managed security services, please get in touch with us. We would be happy to discuss your specific needs and provide a proposal outlining our services.