OPEN XDR – GET READY TO CHANGE SECURITY

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WHAT IS OPEN XDR?

XDR stands for eXtended (or Cross Platform) Detection and Response. Its purpose is to integrate disparate tools across the security stack – SIEM, EDR, cloud and others to deliver a single, complete view of threats so you can detect, investigate and respond faster to protect your business. Unlike vendor-specific XDR platforms, Open XDR is vendor-agnostic since most enterprises have invested in best-of-breed tools from a diverse set of vendors, instead of one, that are not integration-ready. Additionally, Open XDR delivers the right combination of technology, field-validated content and resource empowerment to reduce complexity, streamline your operations and improve security efficacies.

Think of XDR as a modern SOC-in-a-box designed to integrate controls, normalize telemetry, provide advanced analytics, and automate responses.

HOW IS OPEN XDR DIFFERENT FROM SIEM OR EDR?

SIEM tools focus on bringing together data from security sources that primarily focus on the network, while EDR products focus on detecting threats and monitoring behavior on endpoints. While there can be overlaps where some SIEM tools purport to ingest endpoint data, they lack fidelity and require specific data models. Open XDR builds on the strengths of SIEMs and EDRs and extends these tools. It delivers singular contextual visibility across the enterprise by aggregating the relevant data from any and all sources, including SIEM and EDR, regardless of deployment model – on-premises, cloud or hybrid – eliminating any blind spots.  Unlike SIEM and EDR tools, Open XDR doesn’t require another data lake or repository or specific data models, instead relying on native sources, reducing complexity and saving costs.

OVERCOME LIMITATIONS OF YOUR MANAGED SERVICE PROVIDERS

Managed service providers can help organizations with certain aspects of their security practices. Starting from an event and incident management (MSSPs) discipline, some providers have grown to offer managed detection and response (MDR) services. But they are limited by their processes and the tools they employ – mostly single-vendor – and their business models most often emphasize generic approaches. While these service providers may work well at certain stages, they fall short of delivering capabilities across your security lifecycle as you mature your security operations to keep up with your business transformation and growth. Open XDR offers the best of both worlds – the right combination of technology, field-validated content and resource empowerment so your security teams are at their sharpest.

SECURITY IS A TEAM SPORT

At ReliaQuest, we believe it takes a true partnership to be resilient in the face of changing business requirements and a dynamic threat landscape. We know how to create and track the content, processes, and metrics to scale world-class security operations – we’ve spent years running them for customers across all industries at a range of Fortune 1000 companies. Our goal is not to just deliver another security platform but to operationalize your security technologies and practices while empowering your analysts so you can stay ahead, innovate and grow your business with confidence. We are with you every step of the way.

HOW DOES OPEN XDR WORK?

Open XDR does not replace your tools.  Rather it acts as the integration hub for security analytics and operations as a “manager of managers,” integrating various tools including SIEM, EDR, NDR, public clouds, and individual point tools to extract maximum value in the form of higher fidelity alerts and automate processes across the security lifecycle.  It makes the analysts’ job easier and gives security leaders higher ROI on their investments and confidence in their security program.

PRIMARY REQUIREMENTS OF XDR:

Connects to and augments your existing technology investments and provides access to centralized, normalized data

Validated, optimized detection content and automation plays providing analysts everything they need to detect, investigate and respond in one place

Continuous improvement of the efficacy and efficiency of tools, teams, and processes

PRIMARY REQUIREMENTS OF OPEN XDR:

Managed, vendor-agnostic integrations for singular visibility across any source or deployment

Unified detection, investigation and response to streamline operations

No expensive data lakes or data model conformance

Continuous optimization of your security technologies and processes

A metrics framework for continuous security program measurement to increase maturity

Automation across the security lifecycle – from data collection through detection and investigation to response

ACHIEVING SECURITY OUTCOMES TODAY WITH OPEN XDR.

ReliaQuest GreyMatter encapsulates our experience operating SOCs for the Fortune 1000 for over 12 years. Security teams get access to a customer-validated library of content, automation playbooks and processes, and integration of data on demand to detect, investigate and respond faster.  It improves security efficacies by measuring against metrics that matter to maximize security investments while force multiplying teams with automation across the security lifecycle.  Backed by our threat research, contextual intelligence and visibility into real-world environments, GreyMatter takes a proactive approach and gets your team one step ahead with automated threat hunting and attack simulations to identify risk in the environment and validate what you put in place is working.  Most importantly, we empower your security team so they can be confident in their security practices.

With GreyMatter, security leaders can answer three key questions: 

  • Are we reducing risk to the business?
  • Are we investing in the right areas to mature our security program?
  • Are we resilient enough to confidently transform and grow our business?

If you want to gain more confidence in your security program, learn more about Open XDR with ReliaQuest GreyMatter. We make achieving security outcomes quick, easy and possible –and you don’t need a ton of people to do it.

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