Reasons to Adopt Security-as-a-Service (SECaaS) in Businesses

Reasons to Adopt Security-as-a-Service (SECaaS) in Businesses

Many businesses face cyber-attacks each day, and with the continuous rise in security threats, companies must adopt a proactive approach to prevent security at pace with the threats.

Cybersecurity threats and crimes are increasing, and enterprises need to keep a track of their preventive security measures, updating their security stacks by deploying new security tools or services. While investing in a firewall, anti-virus software, hardware security, alarm systems, or other security measures could be insufficient because of the continuously changing digital world.

It’s crucial to be aware of the latest cybersecurity attacks if enterprises want to stay ahead of the curve. While there are many solutions to secure systems and networks, one of the simplest, cost-effective, and robust security methodologies is to use security as a service (SECaas).

Why Should Businesses Deploy SECaaS?

SECaaS providers can build a customized security solution depending on businesses’ demand and regulations that align with businesses’ network infrastructure.

A customized service as a solution protects businesses’ data, keeps internal systems safe, and helps in maintaining other security measures at a scale that are succumbed to virus or blockage attacks.

Also Read: Three SaaS Security Threats and Challenges to Address Now 

Explore a few more practical reasons to use SECaaS in enterprises and CISOs need to be aware of:

Updated Security Tools

When businesses use SECaaS, CISOs get access to the most updated security technologies and resources ready to deploy. To successfully deploy SECaaS, antivirus software and other security solutions should stay updated with recent operations and definitions. Such updates in SECaaS will handle every possible threat on every network, server, PC, mobile device, and all other digital devices being used across a business. SECaaS ensures the refrainment of unauthorized signing-ups to protect the network architecture from scams.

Greater Agility

Many businesses continue to struggle with agile cybersecurity deployment even though cybersecurity skill gaps are diminishing with the help of technological support. One of the most practical aspects of SECaaS is that businesses running remotely can deploy it effectively for employees working from different locations. As a service, companies can provide rapid access to networks for employees to work at scale.

Apart from this, SECaaS solutions can be scaled up or down as needed by businesses on the level of security required. This means no more uncertainties about deployment or updates, since the SECaaS a service provider can provide updated information via access through a web-enabled dashboard.

 Consistent Security Provisions

As new cyber technologies emerge, the SECaaS providers will constantly provide for latest technologies and updated database and protection software, aligning with developments in technology. This will help in continually monitoring network threats. Also, recognizing the effective role of AI in security proactivity, most SECaaS vendors have ensured it is leveraged in their service solutions. So, it is present in most solutions as a round-the-clock security backup for businesses. An entire human-powered force can’t detect every cyber danger, but AI augments to provide better protection.

Also Read: Obsidian Raises 90 Million USD for SaaS Security Platform

Cost Effective Solutions

When a business opts for SECaaS solutions, CIOs are taking off the expenses of hiring security experts and also eliminating the software licensing fees. With SECaaS deployment, an enterprise needs to pay the service expense. CIOs can make an immediate decision to deploy SECaaS solutions across the business.

Investing in SECaaS deployment is a Wise Decision

SECaaS deployment has become the preferred business security model due to its increasing advantages. It decreases outsourcing collaboration with other security providers, streamlines security administration, and offers the latest technological support.

Since many businesses are leveraging and embracing cloud technology but are unsure about their cybersecurity within the cloud, SECaaS brands have more bandwidth and leverage to adopt the latest tools to ensure cloud security, and when they offer these solutions to enterprises, the CISOs can breathe easy. This would effectively help to combat risks like DDoS assaults, data breaches, and phishing.

The adoption of SECaaS is skyrocketing. In a Mordor Intelligence report, Security-As-A-Service (Secaas) Market – Growth, Trends, Covid-19 Impact, And Forecasts (2023 – 2028), security-as-a-service will be accounting for USD 22669.17 million by 2026 and will increase at a CAGR of 16.3%, which means it is serving as the second largest slice of expenditure by enterprises.

Are business leaders ready to deploy SECaaS in 2023?

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Anushree Bhattacharya is a Senior Editor with Ondot Media, where she covers stories on information and security strategies for B2B businesses. She is a quality-oriented professional writer with eight years of experience. She has been curating content for the B2B industry, and her writing style is inclined toward how businesses want to perceive information about emerging digital transformations and technology developments in cybersecurity, security compliance, and data privacy. Anushree blends the best information on trending cybersecurity strategies, technology-driven stories revolving around tools, challenges and stating relevant solutions.