By WalkingTree January 15, 2021
Managed Detection and Response (MDR) is a newcomer in the cybersecurity realm. MDR is already making an impact on enterprises seeking better security. The latest research says, by 2025, about 50% of organizations will be using MDR services for threat monitoring, detection, and response functions. Despite the rise in MDR, there’s still confusion among enterprises about MDR and how it should fit into enterprise IT.
MDR is defined as an outsourced security service that enables organizations to better detect threats over the network. MDR is usually sold as a service and vendors offer tools that integrate into a business’s IT to detect network intrusions, malware attacks, data theft, and other threats.
Benefits for enterprises
- MDR has the potential to supplement knowledge and insight into the security of the code being generated.
- MDR can enable development and operations teams to be ahead of the latest threats by keeping developers informed about evolving threats and vulnerabilities.
- One of the important benefits of MDR is providing access to experts that can take action to mitigate an attack.
Read on to learn more about MDR and how it is beneficial for DevOps teams.