A Guide to Key Cybersecurity Acronyms

What They Are and What’s in It for You 

The cybersecurity industry is notorious for its use of acronyms, which can be confusing for people who aren’t security pros. To help, we’ve put together this easy-to-digest guide that compiles the most commonly-used cybersecurity acronyms, defines them and offers details on why you might want to implement each technology.  

Key cybersecurity acronyms covered in this guide include:  

  • Managed Security Services (MSS) 
  • Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR) 
  • Managed Detection and Response (MDR) 
  • Extended Detection and Response (XDR) 
  • Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) 
  • Security Orchestration, Automation and Response (SOAR) 
  • Security Operation Center as a Service (SOCaas) 

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