Gartner Research

Market Guide for Digital Forensics and Incident Response Services

Published: 04 December 2018

ID: G00349347

Analyst(s): Brian Reed, Toby Bussa


Digital forensics and incident response services are converging. Security and risk management leaders should use this Market Guide to evaluate retainer-based service offerings supporting both proactive and reactive components to bolster their security incident response program.

Table Of Contents

Market Definition

  • Market Description

Market Direction

  • There Are Many Choices and Differentiation Is Difficult
  • Specialist IR Skills Are Needed to Complete Incident Investigations
  • Incident Responders Must Know How to Handle Digital Forensic Evidence

Market Analysis

Representative Vendors

  • Market Introduction

Market Recommendations

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