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Managed Detection and Response

Improve your security posture with industry-leading threat detection and response.


What is Managed Detection and Response?

Cisco Managed Detection and Response (MDR) combines an elite team of researchers, investigators and responders with integrated threat intelligence to detect and contain threats faster while delivering relevant and prioritized response actions.The service leverages defined investigations and response playbooks supported by Cisco Talos threat research.


Reduce time to detect and respond

Stay on top of your security with 24x7x365 analysis, investigation and response, improving your mean time-to-detect and respond to security threats.

Manage and prioritize alerts

Manage and prioritize your alert volume across cloud, network and endpoints with defined investigation and response playbooks.

Gain greater visibility

Take advantage of an integrated security architecture which provides greater visibility, driven by analytics that use a combination of behavioral modeling, machine learning, and global threat intelligence.

Services highlights


Our detection capabilities leverage an integrated cloud security ecosystem, proven methodologies, unique intelligence and an experienced team to improve your mean time to detect and contain security threats.


Analysis through alert enrichment, including Talos threat intelligence, provides the attacker attributes, tactics and critical context our analysts need to prioritize the impact and urgency of a threat.


Defined investigation playbooks utilized by our analysts provide added threat context. When malware, ransomware, bot-net, bad actors or other breaches occur, we respond based on data-driven decisions.


Utilizing security orchestration, automation, and response (SOAR) and proven case management to execute defined response playbooks, we help you with detailed threat analysis and response recommendations.

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IDC Technology Spotlight: Managed Detection and Response

Learn why IDC believes the tools and technologies used to keep bad guys out need a major upgrade to reduce the average time to detect and contain breaches from months to hours.

Overcome cybersecurity gaps with MDR

Do you have the right security capabilities in place? Watch the webinar to learn how you can protect your most critical assets and shield your organization from security breaches.


MDR radio interview

Learn why and how the security market has evolved, leading to the need for MDR services.

MDR infographic

Learn how MDR can help your organization stay safe and enjoy faster more effective containment.

View the MDR dashboard and see a threat detection and response scenario in action.

MDR solution overview

See how MDR can reduce mean time to detect and contain threats from months to hours.

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