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Managed Detection and Response (MDR): Investigative Capability as a Key Selection Factor

Feb 28, 2022

Managed detection and response (MDR) solutions benefit from investigative capabilities, particularly as derived and evolved from the digital forensic community. Buyers should thus include investigative experience as a selection factor when reviewing MDR offerings.

This whitepaper reviews the key selection factor that buyers are advised to consider in their selection of an MDR partner. This key factor, investigative capability, involves the MDR vendor's ability to perform analytic tasks to make sense of the data from managed infrastructure. The case is made here that investigative capabilities, including how such expertise has evolved within the vendor team, is a primary predictor of MDR success.

Read this whitepaper to learn more about:

  • Investigation as a key MDR Component
  • Elements of a Digital Forensic Investigation
  • Questions to ask your MDR provider