Explore the landscape of extended detection and response (XDR) tailored for small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) in this engaging discussion with S&P Global Senior Consulting Analyst Mark Ehr and Blumira CTO and co-founder Matt Warner.
In this webinar, you will learn:
- The unique security challenges and constraints of SMBs
- How recent innovations in XDR are making advanced protection accessible
- Key capabilities to look for in XDR solutions for lean teams
- Emerging use cases and applications of XDR for SMBs
Whether you’re an SMB security leader or just interested in the latest cybersecurity advancements, you won’t want to miss these insights.
Matthew Warner, CTO and co-founder, Blumira
Matthew Warner is the Chief Technology Officer and co-founder of Blumira, bringing nearly two decades of cybersecurity experience to the company. Prior to founding Blumira, Matthew served as Director of Security Services at NetWorks Group, an MSSP focused on compliance and ethical hacking.
Seeing a gap in the market, Matthew developed a threat detection and response platform designed specifically for SMBs that was easy to use and cost-effective. The success of this technology led him to found Blumira in 2018 and focus on scaling the platform.
Passionate about cybersecurity education, Matthew frequently shares practical advice to help resource-constrained SMBs improve their security through webinars, articles, podcasts and more. His genuine desire to help SMBs, often the most vulnerable to cyberattacks, strengthen their security posture shines through.
Matthew’s leadership and innovative problem-solving were recognized in 2022 when he received the CTO of the Year award from the Globee Cybersecurity Global Excellence Awards. He was specifically honored for his notable research uncovering additional Log4j vulnerabilities and contributions to Blumira’s 2022 State of Threat Detection and Response Report.
Mark Ehr, Senior Consulting Analyst, 451 Research Advisors
Mark Ehr is a Senior Consulting Analyst in the S&P Global TMT team based in Denver, Colorado, USA. Prior to joining S&P, he spent 12 years at IBM in roles including worldwide security sales enablement and QRadar SIEM product management.
Prior to IBM, he worked for BigFix, Cabletron, Enterprise Management Associates, Ping Identity, Polarsoft, Siebel Systems, and Sybase, in roles including consultant, entrepreneur, industry analyst, product marketer, software developer, and tech seller.
Mark holds a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from Metropolitan State University of Denver.