Few things are as difficult for the information security practitioner as maintaining knowledge of the latest technology advancements. The acronyms alone can be not only confusing, but duplicitous in their meaning.
For many organisations, information security is an ongoing pursuit; there is no “finish line” or end state. In fact, businesses that stop investing in their security maturity find that their overall growth is stymied while their risk continues to increase.
In this whitepaper, Rapid7 discusses the expanding cyber threat landscape and why extended detection and response (XDR) capabilities have become a business necessity. This paper also explores the increasingly significant role external threat intelligence plays within the XDR dynamic. This information can help you evaluate your organisation’s need for greater context about the threats it faces.