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XDR: Weighing All the Options

Rapid7's Jeffrey Gardner on Questions to Ask When Investing in XDR
Jeffrey Gardner, detection and response practice adviser, Rapid7

Open, hybrid, closed: When it comes to moving to extended detection and response, the options are varied. Jeffrey Gardner of Rapid7 reviews these options and discusses which questions to ask of potential vendors when making an investment in XDR.

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In this video interview with Information Security Media Group, Gardner discusses:

  • Pros and cons of XDR option;
  • Questions to ask of vendors;
  • How different use cases will affect deployment.

Gardner has over 20 years of experience in the industry as an analyst up through CISO in the tech, healthcare, manufacturing, e-commerce, government and military verticals - among others. He hold certifications including CISSP, CISM, CRISC, GDAT, GPEN and GCIH.

About the Author

Tom Field

Tom Field

Senior Vice President, Editorial, ISMG

Field is responsible for all of ISMG's 28 global media properties and its team of journalists. He also helped to develop and lead ISMG's award-winning summit series that has brought together security practitioners and industry influencers from around the world, as well as ISMG's series of exclusive executive roundtables.

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