Expel, CrowdStrike and Red Canary held steady atop Forrester's MDR rankings, while Secureworks and Binary Defense tumbled from the leaders category. Providers have turned their attention from maximizing their efficacy at detecting ransomware to finding faster and better ways to respond to attacks.
Small and midsize businesses need proactive measures to ensure security just as much as any large organization. But challenges abound for SMBs as they struggle with a smaller staff and budget constraints, making them more vulnerable to cyberattacks, said SonicWall President and CEO Bob VanKirk.
As threats continue to increase in frequency and sophistication, managed detection and response or MDR is becoming an increasingly important component of any organization's cybersecurity strategy and can help organizations overcome a major challenge facing security teams - the skills shortage.
Cyberthreats are becoming more sophisticated and aggressive, but not every organization has the resources to tackle these threats. You don’t have to fight alone.
Managed detection and response (MDR) services have become integral to modern security strategies. They help improve onsite resources and security...
With MDR services, security teams can enhance their ability to rapidly detect, investigate, and respond to unauthorized and/or suspicious activity. Some MDR solutions also offer threat hunting and recommendations for improving overall security posture.
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Rapid7 has purchased a ransomware prevention vendor founded by a former Israel Defense Forces captain to strengthen its managed detection and response muscle. The Minerva Labs purchase will allow Rapid7 to deliver advanced ransomware prevention across cloud resources and traditional infrastructure.
77% of organizations say MDR providers improved overall security according to ESG’s Report “What Security Teams Want from MDR Providers”. Many security leaders are using MDR services so they can respond to threats 24/7, gain assurance that sophisticated adversaries have not obtained access to their systems and...
CrowdStrike hopes to capture more small and midsized organizations through a new product bundle, revamped e-commerce portal and renewed partnership with Dell. CEO George Kurtz says becoming the exclusive endpoint security partner of PC giant Dell will help CrowdStrike reach small businesses.
With signs pointing to a global economic downturn, cybersecurity organizations are already thinking about managing budgets and doing more than less. Four CISOs share a wide range of belt-tightening tips, from putting the squeeze on your vendors and suppliers to training and hiring from within.
CyberMaxx has landed the former CEO of cloud security vendor Threat Stack to bring offensive and defensive cybersecurity services together on one platform. The Nashville-based firm has tasked Brian Ahern with creating managed detection and response bundles with offensive and defensive capabilities.
AT&T wants to unload its cyber assets just five years after doubling down on security through its $600 million purchase of threat intelligence vendor AlienVault. The Dallas-based carrier has been working with British banking firm Barclays to solicit bids for its cybersecurity business, Reuters said.
With digital transformation, the IT landscape is fragmented and security is no longer limited to a rigid perimeter.
As per Mandiant‘s Cyber Security Forecast 2023, Ransomware will continue to have a strong influence on the global cyber security threat landscape. Europe could soon replace the United States as...
Open Systems has split its MDR and SASE businesses into separate divisions with unique executive teams to help each optimize its engineering stack and selling motion. The 300-person MDR division will be known as Ontinue and led by Geoff Haydon, who had served as Open Systems CEO since February 2021.
Managed detection and response titan Deepwatch has received a $180 million investment to strengthen its threat analytics, user interface and security scoring for clients. The money from Splunk, Springcoast and Vista will allow Deepwatch to invest in R&D, platform innovation and threat intelligence.
Secureworks has axed roughly 210 employees, and CFO Paul Parrish and Chief Threat Intelligence Officer Barry Hensley are leaving their posts. Secureworks revealed plan to reduce its 2,351-person staff by approximately 9% to help balance continued growth with improved operating margins.