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Secureworks Taegis XDR

Cloud-based security for extended detection and response
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Secureworks Taegis XDRProduct Overview

  1. About Secureworks Taegis XDR
  2. Pros of Secureworks Taegis XDR
  3. Cons of Secureworks Taegis XDR
  4. Breakdown of core features

Secureworks Taegis XDR product overview

Taegis XDR from Secureworks is a cloud-based security analytics platform for extended detection and response. Secureworks developed the platform using realistic threat intelligence and research to improve customers’ ability to detect advanced threats, streamline and collaborate on investigations, and automate the right actions.

Taegis XDR combines advanced analytics and data modeling with threat intelligence to discover known and unknown threats. It enables customers and partners to outpace and outmaneuver adversaries with more precision, so they can rapidly adapt and respond to market forces to meet their business needs. With a combination of cloud-native, SaaS security platforms and intelligence-driven security solutions, this security software is grounded and informed with real-world experience.

With comprehensive coverage of the organization’s security fabric, Taegis XDR correlates threat intelligence, logs, and events from different security tools to validate and prioritize alerts. As a result, analysts spend less time dealing with false positives and more time addressing genuine threats.

Pros of Secureworks Taegis XDR

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  • Users can get a holistic view of the security infrastructure and perform all investigations within the system without having to manually stitch data or bounce between tools.
  • Businesses can reduce MTTR (Mean Time to Respond) down to minutes with response-action recommendations and automated playbooks from Taegis XDR.

Cons of Secureworks Taegis XDR

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  • According to some users, the platform’s UI is confusing.

Breakdown of core features

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AI-powered detectors

Taegis XDR’s AI-powered detectors leverage machine learning algorithms and analytical techniques to continuously monitor the environment for malicious activity, recognizing adversarial behavior early on. Its automatic playbooks and single-click response actions enable rapid response. It specializes in empowering organizations to detect, understand, and stop sophisticated attacks before they can do any damage.

Threat intelligence

The threat intelligence continuously produced by the Secureworks Counter Threat Unit provides an in-depth analysis of emerging threats and threat actor intent and behavior. Taegis XDR countermeasures incorporate this knowledge to disrupt attacks. Teams can also use it to understand the who, what, when, why, and how of a threat.


Taegis XDR aggregates signals from the network, cloud, endpoint, and other security tools with curated threat intelligence so administrators can gain single-pane-of-glass visibility and control over the entire attack surface.

Advanced analytics

The platform’s advanced analytics constantly update with threat indicators, countermeasures, and purpose-built analytics to uncover highly-developed attacks. Companies can spend less time dealing with false positives and get to actual threats sooner with validated and prioritized alerts.

(Last updated on 02/11/2022 by Liz Laurente-Ticong)

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