Armand Kruger, NEC XON Head of Cyber Security.
With the rise of cyber attacks targeting organisations across industries, it has become imperative to equip security teams with comprehensive threat knowledge and efficient tools. “NEC XON recognises the importance of a mature and optimised XDR/MDR (managed detection and response) approach, built on a deep understanding of the cyber attack chain. By correlating data and identifying patterns, NEC XON's XDR solutions empower security teams to proactively detect, investigate and respond to threats in real-time,” says Ryno le Roux, NEC XON Systems Manager: Cyber Operations.
Breaking with tradition
Unlike traditional EDR (endpoint detection and response) solutions that often rely on manual intervention, NEC XON's next-gen XDR solutions elevate the security posture through advanced automation and intelligence. The company's skilled threat hunters possess an in-depth understanding of customers' landscapes and physical operations, enabling them to tailor the XDR platform to specific needs and enhance its effectiveness in thwarting cyber attacks. To continuously strengthen the XDR defences, NEC XON Systems emphasises rigorous testing and analysis of various attack vectors seen in the wild. The company's dedicated threat hunters devote hours to conducting tabletop exercises and Breach & Attack Simulations (BAS). These proactive practices allow them to identify potential vulnerabilities and fine-tune custom policies and scripts, ensuring optimal protection against file-based, behaviour-based and human-operated attacks.
Evolving ahead of the threats
Divan de Nysschen, NEC XON Systems Senior Cyber Specialist, comments: "The cyber security landscape is constantly evolving, with threat actors employing sophisticated tactics to breach organisations' defences. At NEC XON, we take pride in our proactive approach to combat cyber crime, driven by our next-gen XDR solutions. Our dedication to understanding the threat landscape and continuous optimisation ensures that our customers' critical assets remain secure."