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3/11/2021
04:55 PM
Joan Goodchild
Joan Goodchild
Edge Features
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Does XDR Mark the Spot? 6 Questions to Ask

Extended detection and response technology goes well beyond endpoint management to provide visibility into networks, servers, cloud, and applications. Could it be the answer to your security challenges?

Why Should We Consider XDR Now?

The widespread shift to remote work in the past year made the attack surface (even more) massive, the amount of data produced staggering, and the number of tools to manage it all mind-boggling, says Dvir Sayag, a cyberthreat researcher at Tel Aviv-based Hunters.

"SOC teams cannot effectively investigate the increasing numbers of alerts and cannot maintain the rules and queries needed to be built to address ever-growing threats," he says. "There must be an effective level of automation that addresses threat intelligence, indicators of compromise, and tactics, techniques and procedures, and prioritizes alerts based on specific knowledge of the environment."

(Image: Superzoom via Adobe Stock)

Joan Goodchild is a veteran journalist, editor, and writer who has been covering security for more than a decade. She has written for several publications and previously served as editor-in-chief for CSO Online. View Full Bio
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