Open XDR , Security Operations

EDR to XDR: What It Means

Cisco's Brian McMahon Dispels Myths, Outlines Realities
Brian McMahon, technical marketing engineer, Cisco

OK, so the trend is away from endpoint detection and response to extended detection and response. What does that even mean, and how can organizations get maximum cybersecurity protection from this shift? Cisco's Brian McMahon shares insight.

In this exclusive video interview with Information Security Media Group, McMahon discusses:

  • The emergence of XDR;
  • How not to "reinvent the SIEM";
  • The right way to approach XDR.

McMahon is part of a team of TMEs dedicated to Cisco's products and solutions for defense against today's advanced threats. His areas of coverage include Secure Endpoint and Threat Grid, FirePower, Cognitive Threat Analytics, and Lancope StealthWatch.

About the Author

Tom Field

Tom Field

Senior Vice President, Editorial, ISMG

Field is responsible for all of ISMG's 28 global media properties and its team of journalists. He also helped to develop and lead ISMG's award-winning summit series that has brought together security practitioners and industry influencers from around the world, as well as ISMG's series of exclusive executive roundtables.

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