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The Maturing of Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR): Choose the Right Solution

  • Tuesday, October 24th, 2017 at 10:30 AM EDT (14:30:00 UTC)
  • Con Mallon and John Pescatore
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  • CrowdStrike, Inc.

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Overview

How to find the best EDR approach for your organization

As every IT professional knows, there are no solutions capable of stopping 100 percent of threats. Thats why endpoint detection and response (EDR) solutions exist to deal with the advanced threats that manage to get through. Though relatively new, EDR is maturing and evolving quickly as vendors work to protect endpoints against an equally fast-moving threat landscape.

Organizations should have EDR as part of their endpoint protection strategy, however, treating EDR as an add-on may not be the best approach. Join CrowdStrike Product Director Con Mallon for a webcast, The Maturing of Endpoint Detection and Response: Choosing the Right Solution as they discuss the role of EDR in comprehensive endpoint protection and how it has evolved since its inception. Youll also learn about various approaches to EDR and receive guidance on how you can implement effective EDR based on your organizations resources and the threats you face.

Attend this webcast to:

  • Understand the role of EDR as part of an overall endpoint protection strategy.
  • Gain insight into the evolution of EDR techniques and technologies and current approaches to EDR.
  • Learn how CrowdStrike can help your organization implement and mature its EDR capabilities and practices.

Speaker Bios

Con Mallon

As the Senior Director of Products, Con is responsible for CrowdStrike's endpoint protection, threat intelligence and services offerings. Mallon's 20-plus years of experience includes a range of marketing, product marketing and management roles within the technology industry, including seven years at Symantec where he was Senior Director for Mobile Product Management.


John Pescatore

John Pescatore joined SANS as director of emerging security trends in January 2013 after more than 13 years as lead security analyst for Gartner, running consulting groups at Trusted Information Systems and Entrust, 11 years with GTE, and service with both the National Security Agency, where he designed secure voice systems, and the U.S. Secret Service, where he developed secure communications and surveillance systems and "the occasional ballistic armor installation." John has testified before Congress about cybersecurity, was named one of the 15 most-influential people in security in 2008 and is an NSA-certified cryptologic engineer.

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