MDR: The Next Generation of Managed Security Services

IDC’s Research View of Managed Detection and Response (MDR)

As the cybersecurity industry evolves, so do managed security service providers (MSSPs) and managed detection and response (MDR). In this perspective, IDC shares its view on the evolution of MDR from 1.0 to 2.0 to today; 3.0 that best enables CISOs to strengthen their cybersecurity maturity level. When it comes to vetting MDR capabilities, organizations should look to MSSP’s that provide MDR capabilities to best equip CISOs against the latest threats.

This IDC research report discusses:

  • How MDR services are being recognized as the third key level of the managed security services evolution
  • The key capabilities, tools and technologies that go into a full-featured MDR service and the importance of each of them.
  • MDR as a subset of MSS combining tools, technologies, procedure and methodologies that are used to provide full cybersecurity lifecycle capabilities for an organization.

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