Solution Brief

Evaluating a Managed Detection and Response (MDR) Provider

Security teams of all sizes and maturity levels are struggling with larger attack surfaces, disparate tools, and insufficient staff and skills. Secureworks® Taegis™ ManagedXDR helps solve these challenges, but not all MDR providers are equal in today’s market. Read this Brief to learn what requirements to look for, as well as vendor vetting questions for you to use in your MDR evaluation stage.

This Brief walks you through MDR buyer requirements in detail, by providing a comprehensive Buyer Requirements Table for MDR. Learn about components such as software-driven detection speed, detection precision, threat data diversity, proactive threat hunting, and incident response support. A useful set of vendor-vetting questions are also provided to help you sift through the noisy market of MDR offerings.

What you'll learn:

  • Detection and Response Challenges
  • MDR Buyer Requirements Table
  • Software-Driven Detection Speed and Precision
  • Need for a Diversity of Threat Data
  • Vendor Vetting Questions
  • Secureworks® Taegis™ ManagedXDR