Managed Detection & Response (MDR) , Security Operations

Optimizing MDR in Risk-Based Cybersecurity

Pondurance CEO Doug Howard on Getting the Most From MDR Providers
Doug Howard, CEO, Pondurance

What does risk-based cybersecurity mean in today's context? What's the link to managed detection and response, and what should organizations look for in their MDR provider? Doug Howard, CEO of Pondurance, weighs in with his use cases, compliance tips and strategies for getting the most from MDR.

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In this video interview with Information Security Media Group, Howard discussed:

  • What risk-based cybersecurity is in today's context;
  • How a risk-based approach helps with regulatory compliance;
  • Questions to ask MDR providers about risk-based cybersecurity.

Howard has over 30 years of experience as a technology leader and innovator in security with a highly developed background in business development, M&A, operations, engineering, marketing, sales, and executive leadership. He previously served as vice president of global services and IT innovation at RSA and is a former member of the U.S. Air Force.

About the Author

Tom Field

Tom Field

Senior Vice President, Editorial, ISMG

Field is responsible for all of ISMG's 28 global media properties and its team of journalists. He also helped to develop and lead ISMG's award-winning summit series that has brought together security practitioners and industry influencers from around the world, as well as ISMG's series of exclusive executive roundtables.

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