Endpoint Detection & Response (EDR) , Endpoint Protection Platforms (EPP) , Endpoint Security

Alphabet Soup: Making Sense of EDR, MEDR, MDR, XDR

Cisco's Shah on Pros and Cons of Different Approaches to Detection and Response
Nirav Shah, Security Product Marketing, Cisco

EDR, MEDR, MDR, XDR - How does one begin to make sense of this alphabet soup that attempts to spell "detection and response?" Nirav Shah of Cisco discusses the merits of each of these options, as well as how one can start to make the decision on which is right for one's own organization.

In this video interview with Information Security Media Group, in advance of a webinar on the same topic, Shah discusses:

  • How to distinguish among the different options;
  • Pros and cons of each;
  • How to make the right choice for your enterprise.

Shah is on the Endpoint Security product marketing team at Cisco Security. He is a seasoned product marketing manager with a background in IT security and IT operations through roles at organizations such as SolarWinds and Symantec. He has an MBA from the Tepper School of Business (Carnegie Mellon) and a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from Georgia Tech. In his spare time, he is a big foodie, enjoys watching sports, and likes to travel.


About the Author

Tom Field

Tom Field

Senior Vice President, Editorial, ISMG

Field is responsible for all of ISMG's 28 global media properties and its team of journalists. He also helped to develop and lead ISMG's award-winning summit series that has brought together security practitioners and industry influencers from around the world, as well as ISMG's series of exclusive executive roundtables.




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