Product Release Notification: MDR Agent v4.9.2 and MDR Server v2.141.0

Update Audience: Recommended for all clients

Binary Defense has released new updates to the industries best behavioral-based Managed Detection and Response (MDR) service. These updates offer new features and bugfixes to all clients and bring increased agent performance to most client environments.

Highlights of this Release Include:

Features

Agent Performance: Significant improvements in data processing at the Agent level will result in performance improvements in most client environments. The next Agent release will extend this work, delivering even more performance-specific improvements.

Server Performance: Substantial effort was also spent on performance optimizations at the server level to increase event throughput and improve performance for threat hunting and advanced searching for all clients.

Agent Diagnostics: Improved collection and profiling of performance and resources usage information for all clients will lead directly to additional performance refinements in subsequent releases.

Bugfixes

  • Highest-available transport-layer security (TLS) protocol not always chosen for communication
  • Hunting table filter not working as expected
  • Incorrect filename with Inactive Asset report

Update Procedure

MDR Server software has automatically updated to the latest release. MDR Agent software will update over the next few weeks for all clients except those who have previously opted-out of updates. If you are currently receiving updates and wish to opt out of this release (not recommended) please email your request to: MDRSupport@binarydefense.com.


Agent End of Life (EOL) Policy

Binary Defense has recently instituted an Agent End of Life (EOL) policy to ensure MDR Agents always provide the advanced detection capabilities needed to keep clients safe from emerging threats.

As a result, the following Agent versions will no longer be supported as of this release:

  • MDR Agents prior to v4.6.10

MDR Technical Support

Please use our new Binary Defense Help System for all Technical Support needs: https://bdshelp.zendesk.com/.

Entering a ticket will allow us to help you as quickly and efficiently as possible.