Gartner Research

Market Guide for User and Entity Behavior Analytics

Published: 08 December 2016

ID: G00292503

Analyst(s): Toby Bussa, Avivah Litan, Tricia Phillips


Security and risk management leaders should leverage user and entity behavior analytics to improve their organization's threat detection capabilities across a variety of use cases.

Table Of Contents

Market Definition

Market Direction

  • Market Growth
  • Buyer Use Cases Are Solidifying
  • Stand-Alone UEBA Products Versus UEBA (and User Context) as a Feature
    • SIEM Tools
    • Network Traffic Analysis
    • Agent-Based Employee Monitoring and Endpoint Detection and Response
    • Data-Centric Audit and Protection
    • Cloud Access Security Brokers
    • Identity Access Governance and Privileged Access Management
  • Analytics
  • Supported Data Sources Are Expanding to Provide Better Visibility
  • Changes Since the Last Market Guide for UEBA Update

Market Analysis

  • What Is UEBA Used For?
  • Who Buys UEBA?
  • UEBA Technology
    • Data Source and Integration
    • Data Analytics
    • Data Presentation and Visualization
    • Source Systems and Applications Incorporated
    • Service Delivery Methods
    • SIEM, SIRP and Service Desk Tools
  • Vendor Differentiation
    • Time to Implement
    • Domain Expertise and Use Cases
    • Enterprise Readiness and Product Maturity

Representative Vendors

  • Stand-Alone UEBA Platforms
  • Products With UEBA as a Feature

Market Recommendations

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