Trend Micro Launches Managed Detection and Response Center in PH

Ciara Alarcon
Trend Micro, Inc. recently launched its first global Managed Detection and Response (MDR) center in the Philippines to invest in Filipinos’ cybersecurity talent through new solutions centers and certification programs.

Trend Micro Launches Managed Detection and Response Center in PH
Trend Micro Launches Managed Detection and Response Center in PH

In case you didn’t know, MDR offers intensive monitoring, correlation, investigation, and prioritized threat-hunting activities leading to detailed remediation options and actionable recommendations for fixing and preventing threats. With this, Trend Micro Managed XDR employs extensive sets of data from a greater pool of protection points.

The company also explained that they will have an XDR approach, hence, email, endpoint, server, cloud workloads, and network sources can all be correlated. This enables faster detection and better insight into the source and spread of advanced attacks.

“Trend Micro Managed XDR is global, servicing customers in key regions. We invested in our Philippine office to be among our headquarters for Security Operations Center (SOC) as it is backed by 20 years’ worth of expertise in cybersecurity. This is also Trend Micro’s new growth engine in our services and operations, and we believe that it will usher a new era and new generation of IT workforce, both locally and internationally,” Max Cheng, Chief Information Officer at Trend Micro addressed.

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Due to its complexity, Managed XDR has a dedicated team with the advanced security expertise and skills in investigation sophisticated threats. In fact, some of the company’s 1,000 local engineers are now designated to the Managed XDR service.

Meanwhile, Trend Micro announced its Certification Program focuses on Security Operations Center (SOC) Fundamentals. It’s a five-day course that will be offered at the Trend Micro Philippine headquarters in Pasig City.

SOC Fundamentals is recommended to Security Analysts, System Administrators, Cyber Threat Investigators, Threat Hunters, and Security Monitoring Specialists.

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