Symantec tools stop dangerous cyber threats

Symantec Corp. has a new anti cyber threat tool at its disposal.

Symantec Corp., the world’s leading cyber security company, on Monday announced a new managed endpoint detection and response (MEDR) service and enhanced EDR 4.0 technology. These advancements improve attack discovery and incident response using AI-driven analytics and automation to quickly discover and stop sophisticated cyberattacks.

Enterprise IT and Security Ops teams are increasingly challenged to investigate and respond to advanced and emerging threats with available resources and staff. Symantec’s MEDR service harnesses the power of EDR 4.0 to improve incident response, threat hunting and forensics, fortifying teams with investigation expertise and threat intelligence from a world-class team of Symantec security operations center (SOC) analysts.

Symantec MEDR detects stealthy attacks and expertly examines suspicious activity for faster incident validation and response. A powerful combination of Symantec EDR 4.0, the SOC technology platform, and the Global Intelligence Network, allows Symantec analysts to provide 24×7 expertise. Managed threat hunting, remote investigations, and endpoint containment enable security teams around the world to stay ahead of threats. Features include:
Industry- and region-specific analysts provide 24×7 coverage across six global SOC.
Managed threat hunting provides detection for zero-day and unknown threats.

Industry best practices including MITRE ATT&CK framework help to quickly identify critical indicators of attack.

Rapid containment of compromised endpoints using pre-authorized measures.

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