If we define XDR as a solution, SOCs can’t reach their ultimate destination because, as a solution, XDR can’t be a holistic approach
Extended Detection and Response (XDR) is the latest buzz word in the security industry and, as with any new technology development, in the early days there is a lot of confusion. Industry analysts each have their own definition. Meanwhile, security vendors are quickly jumping on the bandwagon, recasting their products as XDR solutions and spinning up their own definitions.
Here is the problem…XDR is a destination, not a solution. Let me explain.