Open XDR , Security Operations

The Power and Scale of XDR

Bruce Hembree of Palo Alto Networks on the State of XDR Adoption
Bruce Hembree, field chief technology officer - Cortex - Palo Alto Networks

Four years ago, Palo Alto Networks coined the term XDR - extended detection and response. Today, Bruce Hembree, field CTO of Cortex - Palo Alto Networks, discusses the state and promise of XDR adoption, particularly for smaller security teams.

In this video interview with Information Security Media Group, Hembree discusses:

  • The state of XDR;
  • XDR's value to customers;
  • Popular myths and realities about XDR.

Hembree is Palo Alto Networks' field chief technology officer for Cortex. Prior to Palo Alto Networks, he worked extensively with the U.S. Department of Defense and served as security operations manager at the Microsoft Digital Crimes Unit. The DCU works with law enforcement agencies such as the FBI, Scotland Yard, Interpol, and foreign and domestic government entities doing offensive takedowns of global internet threats, online organized crime, and botnets such as Citadel, Zbot, Conficker, and Rustock, among others. Hembree is a veteran of the U.S. Air Force and spent two years deployed to active conflict areas in support of global anti-terrorism efforts.

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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