XDR Pushing Endpoint Detection and Response Technologies to Extinction

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Jai Vijayan

The success that many organizations have had in recent years with endpoint detection and response (EDR) products may be hastening the end of the technology.

Pushing it to the sidelines is an emerging class of extended detection and response (XDR) technologies that pairs EDR functions with telemetry from the network, applications, and cloud, Forrester Research said in a report this week.

Forrester is one among several analyst firms that in recent months has noted the rapid emergence of XDR as an approach to mitigating cyberthreats from the enterprise endpoint to the cloud.

Gartner, for instance, views XDR tools — as well as machine learning and automation — as key to...

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