Managed Detection and Response solutions are commonly defined as third-party cybersecurity services that reinforce your security team with advanced threat detection, forensics and remediation capabilities.
More specifically, these capabilities include advanced 24/7 security monitoring, analytics, threat intelligence and human expertise. These solutions can essentially be viewed as an outsourced security operations centre (SOC) for enterprise organizations that don’t have the capabilities or experience required to operate this in-house.
The key benefit of implementing an MDR solution is that organizations can leverage the huge capabilities and skills from established cybersecurity providers, without having to build such a team from the ground up.
MDR providers can help automate key threat detection, implement strong endpoint protection and controls across your network, ensure legal compliance requirements and crucially, provide peace of mind that you have strong procedures in place to reduce the likelihood of cyberattack, without the day-to-day costs of running a SOC team.
Key features of these solutions include: