Cisco connected the world; who better to defend it? This is the mindset Carlos Diaz brings to the new Cisco XDR release, which he says is designed to make cybersecurity defenders' lives easier. The message that defenders should draw from this XDR solution, he says, is: "Cisco knows me."
Expel has axed 60 workers just eight months after hauling in $31 million to provide the managed detection and response vendor with a financial cushion. The company will reduce its 600-person staff by 10% - or 60 people - in response to "many shifts in the market," the co-founders wrote in a blog.
Bain Capital led a $190 million investment into a managed detection and response provider founded by a former National Security Agency computer operations expert. The money will support development of Blackpoint's security technology and enable its MSP partners to combat a changing threat landscape.
To outsource a non-core competence...or to risk control, understanding cost implications, and/or ability to evaluate functionality in competing offerings? That's the question...right?
Earlier this year, ISMG surveyed 426 senior cybersecurity professionals to get a deeper insight into the sector’s awareness, usage,...
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...
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.
A major cause of corporate IT disruption stems from advanced unknown malware, phishing, and custom crafted attacks. Advanced malware is decidedly different from those detected by traditional signature-based anti-malware solutions as they are engineered to avoid detection using sophisticated evasion techniques. Even...