MSPs are responsible for their own actions, but should they be responsible for the external service providers (i.e., vendors) they bring to their customers? This episode discusses this complicated question and makes the complex easy to understand.

Episode highlights:

  • Customers must be held liable for actions they take impacting their data privacy and security.
  • Co-managed services doesn’t mean the MSP indemnifies the client against all scenarios
  • MSPs are not responsible for their vendors. If the client dealt directly with the vendor, the client would have their own risk to manage.


MSP Zone Guest: Rob Scott, Scott & Scott LLP

Tags : External Service Providers
  • Securing the MSP Supply Chain - MSP Alliance
    Posted at 10:51h, 12 January

    […] supply chain in managed services involves numerous technology relationships with external parties. This is a normal practice. There are, however, some easy and necessary steps every MSP ought to […]

Post A Comment
YouTube Logo | MSPAlliance

Subscribe to MSPAlliance on YouTube!

Explore a world of valuable content, including full-length podcast episodes and clips, thought-provoking special interviews, immersive events, enriching webinars, live streams, and more.

Join our community on YouTube, subscribe to our channel, and elevate your MSP journey!

Mobile and Laptop device image of YouTube MSPAlliance Channel | MSPAlliance

Have questions?

We're here to help! Fill out the form below and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

First Name *
Last Name: *
Contact Email: *
*Required Fields
Note: It is our responsibility to protect your privacy and we guarantee that your data will be completely confidential.





Contact us


510 Meadowmont Village Cir, #289 | Chapel Hill, NC 27517

MSP News

Sign up for MSP News, the weekly newsletter bringing you news and analysis from the managed services industry.