How MDR Extends and Enhances the Cybersecurity Skill Sets of In-house Teams
Nearly all organizations are facing a large and growing gap between their projected cybersecurity staff needs and the security operations talent they can reasonably expect to acquire with typical hiring processes. This puts overworked in-house teams under tremendous pressure to do even more and, in turn, puts organizations at greater risk of failing to properly detect and respond to the growing number and diversity of threats.
Collaborating with a trusted, experienced managed detection and response (MDR) provider can be a smart way to bring on new skills quickly and cost effectively while enhancing risk management.
It has never been more challenging to lead or work in a security operations (SecOps) team. On one hand, the threat landscape is broader and diverse, creating untold new challenges for in-house teams already struggling to keep up. On the other hand, in most enterprises, investments and staffing are simply insufficient to overcome the often relentless surge of threats that can wreak havoc and cause substantial damage to organizations.
Research from TechTarget’s Enterprise Strategy Group consistently points to the fact that organizations believe their security environment is more complex than ever before, due to a host of factors. These include—but are hardly limited to—more fragmented security infrastructure; escalating user demands; the rise of hybrid and remote work, which is increasing organizations’ attack surface; and the expanding sophistication of attackers and more frequent nation-state attacks.
This complexity is a key driver in the growing demand for MDR services.
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