McAfee Breaks Through XDR Market With SASE-Enriched Threat Protection to Proactively Stop Targeted Attacks
MVISION XDR automates security investigation and response processes with actionable threat insights harnessed from deeply integrated cloud data sources
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McAfee MIVISION XDR: First Proactive, Data-Area & Open XDR (Graphic: Business Wire)
This timing is pivotal, as security operation centers (SOC) are dealing with increasingly sophisticated threat actors targeting remote employees and cloud services using more evasive techniques across expanding digital attack surfaces - making adversaries harder to spot with traditional security controls. A recent survey of IT security professionals by
McAfee MVISION XDR is the first proactive, data-aware, and open XDR platform designed to help organizations stop these sophisticated, multi-vector attacks with unified threat detection and response that connects and fuses disparate endpoint, network, and cloud data sources. Starting today, XDR incidents are enriched with actionable threat insights from McAfee's SASE solution, which detects cloud threats that occur within web and SaaS environments. It improves situational awareness, drives better and faster decisions, and elevates the SOC to a new level of efficiency and effectiveness.
“SOC processes involve siloed monitoring and detection tools that generate an overwhelming volume of security alerts that often require manual effort to sort through and force analysts to take a reactive posture,” said
MVISION XDR capabilities include:
- Advanced threat detection: Automatically correlates attack telemetry from multiple data sources including endpoint detection and response (EDR), cloud access security broker (CASB), data loss prevention (DLP) and secure web gateway (SWG), and fuses with active threat campaigns to reveal the full picture of an adversary’s work across the entire attack lifecycle.
- Automated threat management tasks: By combining the latest machine learning techniques with human analysis, MVISION XDR simplifies analyst workflows across complex threat campaigns with AI-guided investigations and MITRE ATT&CK™ mapping to accelerate investigation and move more rapidly to resolution.
- Proactive threat hunting and optimized response: The integration of MVISION Insights with MVISION Cloud Security Advisor delivers actionable intelligence to security teams through correlated security posture scoring across all vectors - from endpoints to the cloud – that helps them strengthen security hygiene and advance investigations and analysis with critical context on threat groups.
“MVISION XDR is designed with the SOC experience in mind,” said Ariel,
“Threat detection doesn’t happen in a vacuum. Without weaving together forensic data from endpoint and non-endpoint sources to paint the bigger picture kill chain, it’s incredibly difficult to see attackers traversing your environment and answer the investigative questions that matter to SOC teams,” said
The new capabilities in MVISION XDR are available today. Attendees of
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