In the Rapid7 survey of 250+ global security pros, a majority of respondents report increased spending and focus on incident detection and response (IDR), yet the findings expose staggering gaps when it comes to security teams putting IDR theory into practice – and doing it in the right way.

Critical challenges include:

  • Too many alerts, too little time for security teams means risk goes undetected
  • Today security programs, and specifically IRD solutions, are not yet helping to stop users from being the weakest link

All the while, cybercriminals are evolving their strategies, tactics and techniques with speed and determination.In advance of the announcement, the significance of these findings as the industry undergoes a mindset shift from prevention to detection and response, and offer actionable, best practice advice for security teams to manage IDR effectively.

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