Gartner Research

Market Guide for Security Threat Intelligence Products and Services

Published: 20 July 2017

ID: G00314647

Analyst(s): Craig Lawson , Khushbu Pratap

Summary

Security leaders should use this research to determine the maturity of vendors' threat intelligence offerings and how to leverage those capabilities. This research describes three action-oriented strategies that can fully leverage TI's capabilities for protecting digital businesses.

Table Of Contents

Market Definition

Market Direction

  • The Use of TI Services Is Broadening
  • TI Is Pervasive in Security Products
  • Open Standards Are Now Viable; You Should Demand Support for Them in Your Products and Use Them in Your Processes
  • End Users Are Creating Sharing Capabilities for Threat Intelligence
  • Pricing Models Are Evolving
  • Threat Intelligence Is Integrating With Adjacent Capabilities

Market Analysis

  • Vendors Are Still Looking to Tailor Offerings to a Broader Market
  • Vendors Share Information
  • Vendor Capabilities Vary
  • Justifying the Purchase Seems to Be Becoming Easier
  • Customers Continue to Have a Wide Variety of Use Cases
  • Popular TI Use Cases
    • Security Technology Telemetry Enrichment
    • Phishing Detection
    • Vulnerability Prioritization
    • Social Media Monitoring
    • Surface, Deep and Dark Web Monitoring
    • Brand Monitoring
    • Threat Indicator Investigations and Response
    • Fraud Detection
    • Threat Intelligence Analyst Augmentation
    • Threat Intelligence Sharing
    • Threat Actor Tracking
    • Rogue or Fake Mobile App Detection

Representative Vendors

  • Aggregate Multiple Sources of TI
  • Action

Market Recommendations

  • Acquire
    • Breadth of Coverage
    • Depth and Accuracy
    • Ability to Execute
    • Extensibility
    • Specialization
  • Aggregate
  • Action

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