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MDR: Putting Your Organisation First - Talion

The cyber landscape has become a maze – with so many different winding routes, many with dead ends, it’s difficult for any organisation to really consider the best security solution for them. Which solution will make it to the red flag in the centre of the maze? Which solution will engage with the very core of an organisation’s security posture to evaluate the effectiveness of (red) flagging those security risks?

 

What is MDR?

Managed Detection and Response (MDR) is now one of the most sought-after security solutions, incorporating threat intelligence, threat hunting and 24/7 security management to detect and respond to cyber threats faster and more accurately than most in-house IT security teams could, significantly reducing the cyber risk to the business.

Organisations no longer need to protect their business from cyber risks independently; an MDR service acts as a trusted security partnership where customers’ security is left in the hands of a team who truly understand their business and are experts in the field of mitigating risk.

In some cases, MDR goes beyond this to offer hybrid capabilities, where organisations can have as little or as much say as they please, learning how to navigate the competitive landscape with side-by-side support.

In either case, organisations are left feeling safe in their respective environment, knowing cyber threats are comfortably at bay.

 

 

Key Features of a MDR Service

MDR is an always-on service that detects threats, significantly reduces false positives and automatically responds to attacks – it is this consistent efficiency that makes it such a beneficial service for many organisations. But what are the top 3 features of every MDR provider?

  • Fully managed, 24x7x365 threat monitoring service that detects, hunts and investigates security risks
  • Threat intelligence capabilities to report on threat coverage and identify vulnerabilities
  • A team of security experts, accelerating incident response with context and guidance on how best to respond to threats

 

What are the Benefits of a MDR Service?

✅ Automates remediation

✅ Investigates and detects threats rapidly

✅ Enables a deeper understanding of security monitoring coverage

✅ Exposes new threats through both automated and manual threat hunting

✅ Detects anomalous user behaviour fast, reducing chance of insider threat

✅ Identifies the threat of high-risk insiders

 

 

Would Your Organisation Benefit From a MDR Service?

Perhaps MDR is a completely new term for you? Or you’re well-versed but there’s just too many options available to choose?

That’s understandable, what with EDR, XDR, SIEM and SOAR – the acronyms are endless.

We advise that if your organisation is struggling with any of the following problems, an MDR service would likely be a beneficial solution:

  • A lean or overwhelmed IT security team that cannot process security alerts fast enough for remediation
  • A shortage of skilled IT talent across the organisation
  • Money and time are too sparse to build and hire an IT security team from scratch
  • Difficulty knowing the best course of action when significant security alerts are present
  • Not seeing a worthwhile outcome on current security investments

 

What Makes Talion’s MDR Service Unique?

Choosing the right MDR provider is critical – when considering your options, make sure you’re investing in what’s right for your business, not anyone else’s.

Talion’s MDR service runs on a transparent and collaborative model where organisations get the security visibility they deserve, with the ability to control how threats are monitored, how decisions are made and ultimately how their business is protected. With this unique hybrid model, organisations aren’t pushed into a box but allowed flexibility to participate as and when they please – something every true security partnership should offer.

What makes Talion’s MDR service particularly unique is their focus on staying threat-relevant. The Talion Threat Intelligence team operate a “Benefit One, Benefit All” system, whereby every organisation benefits from lessons learnt across all customers, including the attribution of detection content and playbooks that are built with threat use cases in mind. Solutions are never at a standstill – Talion are constantly iterating and improving their detection and response in line with threat trends to ensure customers are benefitting from relevant and actionable recommendations.

 

 

Now that we’ve broken down the features and benefits of a Managed Detection and Response (MDR) service and the problems it solves, we hope you have a better idea of what a MDR service entails and if it is a suitable solution for your organisation.

For further insight into Talion’s MDR solution, visit our webpage or download the MDR brochure.

 

Any questions?

We’d be happy to discuss them with you.

Reach out to us via email: hello@talion.net

Or give us a call: 0800 048 5775

 

 
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