According to ESG research, many organizations plan to increase investments in threat detection and response this year. Unfortunately, this is because current threat detection and response strategies aren’t working well, so security operations center (SOC) teams need improvement across people, process, and technology.
Recognizing the myriad of issues with threat detection and response, security technology providers are pushing new technology solutions dubbed eXtended Detection and Response or XDR. These tools are designed to address many of today’s technology issues with an integrated security architecture, advanced analytics, and simplified operations. Sounds great, but users remain confused about what XDR is and where to start.
Is XDR real? If so, what are the most important attributes of XDR?