Managed Detection and Response (MDR) is a cybersecurity service provided by specialized vendors that focuses on the continuous monitoring, detection, analysis, and response to cyber threats in real-time.

MDR services aim to improve an organization’s security posture by proactively identifying and remediating potential risks around the clock, ensuring the resilience and stability of the digital ecosystem, before wide-spread damage can be done.

MDR service providers leverage advanced technology, AI-driven analytics, and 24/7 monitoring to detect and respond to threats across networks, endpoints, cloud environments, and applications. They combine the capabilities of Security Information and Event Management (SIEM), Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR), and other security tools to offer a comprehensive approach to threat detection and response.

The lack of a definitive definition to follow is what is causing the marketing merry go round in today’s landscape of MDR offerings. At NDM, we can help you simplify it, and focus on what you’re after, whether that be a checkbox for cyber insurance requirements, around the clock coverage for when seconds matter most, the latest and greatest “unicorn” providing some of the most advanced integrations and response playbooks you can buy, or a nice combination of the above.

NDM highlights a few examples of MDR solutions below, but, this is NOT an exhaustive listing. If you’re not ready to talk out your requirements with us just yet, here are some things to look for in a possible MDR solution:

Continuous monitoring:
MDR providers monitor an organization’s digital environment around-the-clock, collecting and analyzing data from various sources to detect potential threats.

Advanced threat detection:
By leveraging AI-driven analytics, machine learning, and threat intelligence, MDR services can identify sophisticated threats, including zero-day exploits, advanced persistent threats (APTs), and targeted attacks.

Incident response:
When a threat is detected, MDR providers swiftly respond by containing the threat (typically through automations via NDM/scripting), remediating the issue (usually extra cost), and providing actionable insights to prevent future incidents.
Reporting and insights:
MDR services offer detailed reports on detected threats, incident response actions, and recommendations for improving the organization’s security posture.

Threat hunting:
Proactive threat hunting involves searching for potential threats and vulnerabilities within the organization’s digital environment before they can be exploited.

By utilizing Managed Detection and Response services by NDM, organizations can enhance their cybersecurity capabilities, reduce the risk of breaches, and focus on their core business objectives while leaving the complexities of threat detection and response to specialized experts. In addition, we may be able to use some of your existing tools to do so, which will save you time and money.

Learn more about some of our featured MDR offerings below:

LogRhythm MDR
LogRhythm MDR

Augment LogRhythm’s SmartResponse capabilities with NDM’s around the clock managed services. You’re in control to decide the best actions for us to take to remediate, and can choose from fully automated, semi-automated, or approval-based response actions that allows our analysts to review before countermeasures are executed.


Detect, understand, and fix issues quickly by plugging into your existing tech including cloud, SAAS apps, and on-prem infrastructure.

Rapid 7
Rapid 7

Rapid7’s Insight MDR Service: Experience AI-Powered Threat Detection, Swift Incident Response, and Comprehensive Protection for Your Business, Today!

If you would like more information on this service, contact us today!