Gartner Research

Market Guide for Digital Forensic Investigation, Worldwide

Published: 07 November 2016

ID: G00302201

Analyst(s): Elizabeth Kim , Jacqueline Heng


The digital forensic investigation consulting market is crowded. Security and risk management leaders should use this Market Guide to identify and evaluate the DFI consultancies in this landscape.

Table Of Contents

Market Definition

Market Direction

  • The Choices Are Endless and Confusing
  • Specialist IR Skills Are Needed to Complete Digital Forensic Investigations
  • Incident Responders Must Know How to Handle Digital Forensic Evidence

Market Analysis

Representative Vendors

  • Accenture
  • Deloitte
  • EY
  • FireEye (Mandiant)
  • Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE)
  • IBM
  • Ingalls Information Security
  • KPMG
  • Leidos
  • NRI SecureTechnologies (a company of Nomura Research Institute [NRI])
  • Protiviti
  • PwC
  • SecureWorks (a Dell Technologies company)
  • Verizon

Market Recommendations

  • Scrutinize the Scope of Services Proposed by DFI and IR Consultancies

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