Posts by Jake Godgart

4 min Detection and Response

4 Key Statistics to Build a Business Case for an MDR Partner

Any MDR financial justification will come down to four main factors: return on investment (ROI), savings from building out your SOC team, the reduction in risk to your organization, and the time to see value/impact.

7 min Detection and Response

Rapid7 MDR Reduced Breaches by 90% via Greater Efficiency to Detect, Investigate, Respond to, and Remediate Breaches

No team can investigate every alert, but forging a valuable partnership with a an MDR provider can provide near-immediate headcount extension to your SOC.

6 min Detection and Response

Rapid7 MDR Delivered 549% ROI via Headcount Avoidance, Time Savings, and Breach Risk Reduction

A Forrester Consulting study commissioned by Rapid7 found our MDR service delivered an estimated 549% return on investment over 3 years.

3 min Managed Detection and Response

New Rapid7 MDR Essentials Capability Sees What Attackers See: “It’s Eye-Opening”

We’re adding a new capability (and report) to connect proactive and reactive security for our MDR Essentials customers: Attack Surface Visibility.

3 min Managed Detection and Response

Rapid7 MDR Named a Market Leader, Again!

Rapid7 is thrilled to be recognized as a Leader in the IDC MarketScape for 2021.

4 min

MDR Vendor Must-Haves, Part 10: Included Security Orchestration and Automation

This blog post is part of an ongoing series about evaluating Managed Detection and Response (MDR) providers. For more insights, check out our guide, “10 Things Your MDR Service Must Do.”

6 min Managed Detection and Response

MDR Vendor Must-Haves, Part 9: Assigned Analyst Pods and Security Program Advisors

This blog post is part of an ongoing series about evaluating Managed Detection and Response (MDR) providers. For more insights, check out our guide, “10 Things Your MDR Service Must Do.”

5 min Managed Detection and Response

MDR Vendor Must-Haves, Part 8: Rapid7 Incident Response (Breach) Support

Having the best threat detection methodologies, a streamlined and efficient process for validating threats, and a rock-solid reporting standard may still leave you open to unexpected costs.

5 min

MDR Vendor Must-Haves, Part 7: Managed Response Actions

Security teams face unprecedented challenges as the threat landscape expands in scope and complexity. Protecting the organization in today’s environment has led to analyst fatigue, with many organizations struggling to respond to both user and host threats in a timely manner.

2 min MDR

MDR Must-Haves, Part 6: Threat Validation and Detailed Reporting

Engaging a managed security service provider—either a traditional MSSP or MDR provider—should never involve wasting your time.

4 min MDR

MDR Vendor Must-Haves, Part 5: Multiple Threat Detection Methodologies, Including Deep Attacker Behavior Analysis

The best Managed Detection and Response (MDR) providers use a combination of threat intelligence, User Behavior Analytics (UBA), Attacker Behavior Analytics (ABA), and human threat hunts to provide detection for threats and attackers.

2 min Managed Detection and Response

MDR Vendor Must-Haves, Part 4: Ingestion of Authentication Data Across Local, Domain, and Cloud Sources

There isn’t a single threat or breach that doesn’t involve attackers using legitimate credentials to cause harm.

2 min Managed Detection and Response

MDR Vendor Must-Haves, Part 3: Ingestion of Other Technology Investments

By the time you’re ready to invest in a Managed Detection and Response (MDR) service, you’ve likely already invested in a number of different security tools aimed at preventing threats and detecting breaches. MDR is a continued investment in this technology, not always a pure replacement.

3 min Managed Detection and Response

MDR Vendor Must-Haves, Part 2: Ingestion of Network Device Data

One area that can offer incredible benefits in a Managed Detection and Response provider is the ingestion of network device data.

5 min Managed Detection and Response

Rapid7 Recognized as a Strong Performer in the Inaugural Forrester Wave™ for MDR, Q1 2021

Rapid7 has been included among the top vendors in the inaugural Forrester Wave™: Managed Detection and Response, Q1 2021 and recognized as a Strong Performer.