Recently, Sophos announced it is upgrading its’ powerful Intercept X with EDR. Now, it’s called Sophos Intercept X Advanced with XDR. XDR, or Extended Detection and Response, is a natural step in the evolution of EDR (Endpoint Detection and Response).
What is XDR?
XDR is an approach that unifies information from multiple security products. It then automates and accelerates threat detection, investigation, and response in ways that isolated point solutions cannot. It does everything EDR does, and then some.
XDR takes a much broader approach than EDR. It provides visibility across all an organization’s endpoints, as well as the network, and the cloud. It analyzes the collected data. Then, it acts upon threats. Subsequently, it sends unified alerts and action items to security analysts. XDR is the total package. Learn more about Intercept X Advanced with XDR here.
And the really great part is, all existing EDR customers will automatically receive XDR functionality and standard retention in the Sophos Data Lake will be increased from seven days to thirty days of historical data.
That means a new, powerful holistic view of your organization’s security posture with the most up-to-date data possible.
Sophos Intercept X Advanced with XDR protects superbly against malware attacks. At the same time, it guards your company’s network from infiltration. It does this by creating multiple defense layers to catch attacks that would normally slip through other defense systems.
Intercept X combines traditional virus signature databases with heuristic scans to detect unknown and zero-day threats. If a threat is detected using the heuristic scan, it is first quarantined locally, inspected using Intercept X’s deep-learning AI, and then it goes to Sophos’ cloud lab for inspection.
But with XDR, you can now drill down into granular detail when needed. The new Sophos Intercept X with XDR presents your entire network in a single place, from which you can analyze and ACT! You’ll have the most thorough view and complete control you’ve ever had of your network, displayed in a single place
Intercept X Advanced with XDR is an agent-based solution. So, you only need to install one piece of software on your endpoints to take full advantage of all of the features available to you. Installation packages can be installed locally, or by using a preconfigured link.
Plus, you can combine it with other Sophos products and services and managed in the same cloud dashboard. If you would like to know more about Intercept X Advanced with XDR, or any other Sophos security solution, reach out to us, or call Corporate Armor at 877-449-0458. Our security experts can help you find the solution that best fits your business!
New features of Intercept X Advanced with XDR
- Root cause analysis
- Deep Learning Malware Analysis
- Sophos Labs Threat Intel
- 1-click “Clean and Block”