Gartner Research

Magic Quadrant for Intrusion Detection and Prevention Systems

Published: 10 January 2018

ID: G00324914

Analyst(s): Claudio Neiva , Craig Lawson

Summary

IDPS continues to be absorbed by firewall placements at the perimeter, yet still offers the best detection efficacy and a central prevention, detection, and response solution on a network. Security and risk management leaders should seek innovation in advanced analytics and public cloud support.

Table Of Contents

Market Definition/Description

Magic Quadrant

  • Vendor Strengths and Cautions
    • Alert Logic
    • Cisco
    • FireEye
    • Hillstone Networks
    • McAfee
    • NSFOCUS
    • Trend Micro
    • Vectra Networks
    • Venustech
  • Vendors Added and Dropped
    • Added
    • Dropped

Inclusion and Exclusion Criteria

  • Vendors to Watch
    • AhnLab
    • BluVector
    • Bricata
    • Corelight
    • Darktrace
    • Fidelis Cybersecurity
    • Huawei
    • IronNet Cybersecurity

Evaluation Criteria

  • Ability to Execute
  • Completeness of Vision
  • Quadrant Descriptions
    • Leaders
    • Challengers
    • Visionaries
    • Niche Players

Context

Market Overview

  • IDPS Has Evolved
  • Advanced Threat Detection Is Now Available From Next-Generation IDPSs
  • IDS Is Still Widely Deployed and Effective
  • Web Application Vulnerabilities Are Still a Major Problem
  • IDPS Has Potential in the Cloud
  • More IDPSs Get Absorbed by NGFWs, but the Stand-Alone IDPS Market Will Persist
  • Endpoint Context Is Increasingly Important and Available in Leading IDPS
  • Developments in Threat Intelligence Have Implications for IDPSs

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  • Ability to Execute
  • Completeness of Vision

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