Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR)

Endpoint Detection and Response is a type of security software that monitors end-user devices (endpoints) in real time to detect, analyze and automatically respond to suspicious activity, for example, by blocking malicious activity, isolating affected devices, and providing alerts. Also known as Endpoint Detection and Threat Response (EDTR). Examples of endpoints: mobile phones, desktop and laptop computers, Internet of things devices such as sensors, smart locks, etc.

Related term: Cloud Detection and Response (CDR)