EDR & XDR – Security Solutions for Hybrid & Remote SMB Ecosystems

Organizations, including small and midsized businesses (SMBs), should be on the lookout for any tools and techniques they can find to stop cyber criminals and other bad actors in their tracks. Endpoint detection and response (EDR) systems should be high on the list of possible solutions to consider.

EDR, also referred to as endpoint threat detection and response (ETDR), continually monitors endpoints such as smartphones, laptops, Internet of Things (IoT) devices and others to find and mitigate cyber threats that can lead to significant damage to organizations.

Security teams use the technology to identify suspicious behavior and advanced persistent threats (APT) on endpoint devices, and alert them as needed. EDR systems collect and aggregate data from the devices and other sources, and the data can then be analyzed by security teams.

Hybrid/remote work

In a business ecosystem in which many people are still working remotely—at least part of the time with the hybrid work model—and with the use of personal mobile devices for work purposes now extremely common, a tool such as EDR can be especially valuable for companies.

Indeed, the significant rise in hybrid and remote work activities has brought companies in the EDR market under the spotlight for providing secure and reliable endpoint

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