Eighty-three percent of organizations experienced at least one data breach between March 2021 and March 2022, according to IBM Security’s Cost of a Data Breach Report 2022. With such a high likelihood of attack, organizations are looking for answers. Many have turned to managed detection and response (MDR) services as a comprehensive solution to defend against the increasing threat of data breaches. Technological research and consulting firm Gartner projects that 50% of all organizations will use MDR services by 2025.
Modern MDR combines advanced technology and experienced cybersecurity professionals who can leverage it. The technology should include a complete tool set, and the professionals should capture, integrate, and analyze data from networks, endpoints, logs, and cloud environments and respond to cyberattacks.
However, not all MDR providers are the same. Choosing a modern MDR provider can seem like a daunting task, and organizations are having to sort through the confusion to find the right MDR provider for their needs. Most likely, you have a long list of questions you want to ask a provider. But do you know what the right answers to those questions would be?
We break down the main topics that you should discuss with potential MDR providers, offer the important questions you should ask, and most importantly, reveal the answers you want to hear from a qualified MDR provider.