SecurityScorecard Achieves AWS Level 1 MSSP Competency Status

SecurityScorecard, a global security ratings, response and resilience company, announced at AWS re:Inforce 2023, it has achieved Amazon Web Services (AWS) Level 1 Managed Security Service Provider (MSSP) Competency status.

SecurityScorecard said it is the first software as a service (SaaS) provider to achieve AWS Level 1 MSSP Competency status in the Business Continuity and Ransomware Readiness specification category and the third in the Digital Forensics and Incident Response category.

The company successfully met AWS’s requirements for a baseline of managed security services to protect and monitor essential AWS resources 24/7, known as AWS Level 1 MSS baseline. AWS introduced this baseline standard of quality for managed security services to benefit cloud environments of any size and spans six security domains.

AWS launched the AWS Level 1 MSSP Competency to allow customers to acquire ongoing security monitoring and management, validated by AWS. AWS security experts annually validate the tools 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.

The AWS Level 1 MSSP Competency provides a faster and seamless experience for customers to select the right MSSP to help them achieve their goals for business risk and cloud strategy confidence.

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

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