As organizations continue to grow and invest in multiple third-parties, increase their workforce size, and cater to a new normal of remote and hybrid employees working across multiple locations, new technologies are needed to help keep them secure. As a result, many companies are constantly investing in new technologies and solutions that help them stay proactive and account for an increased attack surface and more sophisticated threats.
EDR solutions have become much more commonplace across organizations who are looking to proactively manage their detection and response capabilities. Managed Detection and Response (MDR) services have also become a great way for organizations to partner with a security vendor to better manage their security with limited staff in house. Now, the market is a buzz with XDR – or extended detection and response solutions as the next set of effective offerings that focus on extend an EDR’s observability, detection, and response capabilities to stay ahead of the ever changing threat landscape
However, XDR solutions come in different forms, largely differentiated as Open XDR or Native XDR solutions. In order to make your organization more informed as you consider an XDR solution, we’re going to go through the differences between these two options