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Open XDR-as-a-Service: A New Approach to Managed Detection & Response

The managed services business for cybersecurity is projected to grow by 50% between 2020 – 2025. Why do organizations need managed services, such as Managed Detection and Response for cybersecurity? What is the best approach for your organization to keep pace with today’s threat landscape?

In this interview, Tom Field, Senior Vice President, Information Security Media Group and Colin O’Conner, Chief Operations Officer, ReliaQuest discuss:

  • Different flavors of managed services – MSSP, MDR, Co-managed and the best option to help organizations in today’s threat landscape.
  • Open XDR-as-a-Service, a different approach to achieve unified detection, investigation, response and resilience.
  • Examples of how organizations are leveraging managed services to tackle their security challenges – ransomware, phishing, secure cloud environments and more.

O’Connor is the Chief Operating Officer for ReliaQuest, one of the fastest-growing companies in the global cybersecurity industry. Over the past 12 years with ReliaQuest, he has played a key role in nearly every area of the company, helping to architect and enhance ReliaQuest’s solutions for its customer base of Fortune 1000 companies. He has also held roles with the Tampa Bay Technology Forum, ISSA, BSides, and InfraGard.

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