What is Managed Endpoint Detection and Response?

By Hannah Taylor | July 23, 2020

Managed EDR Banner imageCybersecurity threats are changing, and organisations now require modern protection solutions to combat these increasingly sophisticated, severe attacks. Protect your organisation and detect both current and emerging threats with our advanced Endpoint Detection and Response.

What is EDR?

Managed Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR) is a modern security solution, which has evolved from traditional Anti-Virus (AV). With cybercriminals now cracking the code of traditional AV solutions, EDR uses Artificial Intelligence (AI) to identify and monitor all unusual behaviours, rather than only detecting and actioning known threats.

Centered on endpoint detection, EDR is an 'always on' approach to threat detection and response, protecting your organisation from 'Zero-Day' attacks and malicious activities.

 

How does Managed EDR work?

Managed EDR works by continually monitoring network events on end user devices through behaviour analytics. These events are recorded to a database, where EDR further analyses and investigates the data to either associate with past events, or look for similar threats.

If a threat is identified, EDR then notifies not only the end user but those users associated with the management console, creating detailed logs regarding the attack. Managed EDR can respond to threats in real time, regardless of whether the user in on or offline. 

 

How does Managed EDR protect your organisation?

Managed EDR protects your organisation by:

  • Protecting from the unknown: Unlike tools that only monitor for known threats, EDR can help you detect suspicious activities that may indicate an unknown threat type.
  • Telling the full story: Unlike traditional Anti-Virus, EDR can help provide more context behind an attack, logging how the threat entered the machine and attempted to execute so that you can tailor your response.
  • Providing real time response: EDR delivers real-time visibility into your endpoints to help you quickly identify malicious activity.
  • Ensuring every second counts: EDR can help you accelerate your investigation so that you can limit the damage a breach does to your business.

 

How Diamond IT can enhance your security?

Diamond IT's Managed EDR Solution detects and prevent both current and emerging threats, providing business leaders peace of mind with detailed threat summaries, forensics, real-time alerts and more.

Our online Cybersecurity Staff Awareness Training and Cybersecurity Healthcheck can have an immediate impact on the strength of your security. 

Our Business Technology Managers (BTMs)  and Technology Consulting team are specialists in improving your internal cybersecurity and are ready to speak with you. Contact our team on 1300 307 907 today.

 

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About Hannah Taylor
Hannah Taylor

With key skills in digital marketing and communication, website design, CRM administration, and event management, Hannah supports the alignment of marketing and sales to achieve strategic business objectives. A HubSpot Inbound certified marketing professional with a Bachelor of Business majoring in Management, Hannah is passionate about using creative methods to educate organisations on how IT can enable success.