Cybersecurity Asset Management, Compliance, Incident response, Managed services, Vulnerability management

State of the Managed Detection & Response Market – Ryan Benson – BSW #189

What makes MDR different from MSSP? What makes a good MDR provider? How do you decide to build your own capabilities, hire an MSSP or ally with an MDR?

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Ryan Benson
Ryan Benson
Director, Service Offerings at deepwatch

Ryan Benson is deepwatch’s Director of Service Offerings. He is responsible for building go-to-market strategy and operational effectiveness across deepwatch’s Managed Detection and Response, Managed EDR, Managed Firewall, and Vulnerability Management services. Ryan has over 15 years of experience in managed security services in roles such as Cyber Operations Officer, Director of Managed Security Services, and Senior Director of Risk, Compliance, and Security Operations. Ryan also served as a Gartner Analyst covering Security Operations Technologies including SIEM and Cyber Threat Intelligence, as well as Managed Security Services. Previous to his work in the private sector Ryan was a Captain in the United States Air Force where he directed daily operations and information security policy for a high security critical network.


Matt Alderman
Matt Alderman
Executive Director at CyberRisk Alliance
Jason Albuquerque
Jason Albuquerque
Chief Operating Officer at Envision Technologies
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Founder at Security Weekly
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