Secureworks Confronts Cyber Threats with Dell MDR

Published: 14/July/2023

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Key Takeaways

⇨ Demand for Dell Managed Detection and Response (MDR) services, powered by Secureworks Taegis XDR, surged in FY23

⇨ Organizations are prioritizing cybersecurity fortification, but resource constraints hinder efforts

⇨ Dell MDR, powered by Secureworks Taegis, offers cybersecurity support including monitoring, detection, investigation, and automated response

Secureworks announced a 220% surge in customer adoption of Dell Managed Detection and Response (MDR) powered by Secureworks Taegis™ XDR during the fiscal year 2023. The surge is noteworthy in the US and EMEA regions, with local government bodies, educational institutions, and healthcare facilities demonstrating an appetite for the service. These customers varied in size ranging from entities with 50 employees to multinational corporations.

Organizations across industries are conducting assessments of their cybersecurity frameworks, seeking measures to fortify their defenses. To mitigate cybersecurity risks, local government, educational institutions, and healthcare facilities require visibility beyond endpoint systems, coupled with support capable of defending assets through detection and response.

Dell MDR, powered by Secureworks Taegis, assumes a role encompassing the monitoring, detection, investigation, and automated response to threats across an organization’s technology infrastructure. Employing analytics derived from the analysis of billions of threat events from thousands of customers, the platform excels in  neutralizing threats. When a threat arises, Dell’s team of security analysts conducts investigations in collaboration with customers to contain and remediate attacks.

Secureworks’ suite of solutions is built upon its Security-as-a-Service platform, Taegis, a platform that acquires and interprets telemetry from proprietary and third-party sources. This includes endpoints, networks, cloud applications, email systems, identity systems, and other business applications. Leveraging this telemetry, the platform excels in preventing threats.

The open architecture of Secureworks Taegis, complemented by Dell’s team of security professionals deliver an all-encompassing, fully managed, end-to-end, 24×7 service. This service integrates automation, triage of critical alerts, and incident resolution.

Secureworks and Dell have collaborated for over a decade, supporting their customers in fortifying security. Secureworks is an integral part of the Dell Safeguard and Response portfolio, which comprises an array of threat management solutions. Dell MDR powered by Secureworks Taegis™ XDR is also a pivotal feature of Dell’s recently launched MDR Pro Plus service.

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