Extended Detection and Response (XDR) can be confusing based on so many different definitions and approaches
In 2020, Extended Detection and Response (XDR) solutions started being touted as the number one trend CISOs should understand to increase detection accuracy and improve security operations efficiency and productivity. Since then, XDR has gained a lot of traction and security vendors are quickly jumping on the bandwagon, recasting their products as XDR solutions.
As Security Operations Centers (SOCs) transition to become more of a detection and response organization they are beginning to look to XDR as a way to reach that destination. If you’re considering XDR, it can be confusing based on so many different definitions and approaches. In attempt to simplify what is out there, here are three main types of XDR architectures that are emerging.