Gartner Research

Market Guide for User and Entity Behavior Analytics

Published: 21 May 2019

ID: G00361156

Analyst(s): Gorka Sadowski , Jonathan Care , Neil MacDonald , Henrique Teixeira


Security and risk management leaders considering UEBA are finding that the market keeps shifting away from pure-play vendors, toward a wider set of traditional security products that embed core UEBA technologies and features to benefit from advanced analytics capabilities.

Table Of Contents

Market Definition

  • Market Description
    • Pure-Play UEBA Platforms Versus Embedded UEBA

Market Direction

Market Analysis

  • Changes Since the Last Market Guide for UEBA Update
  • UEBA and SIEM Continue to Converge Into a Modern SIEM
  • SIEM and UEBA Convergence
  • Main Use Cases Are Solidifying, as New Ones Emerge
    • Malicious Insider
    • Compromised Insider and Advanced Threats
    • Data Exfiltration
    • Identity and Privileged Access Management
    • Incident Prioritization
  • Emerging Use Cases
    • Who Buys UEBA?
    • How Is UEBA Implemented and Delivered?
    • Time to Value Is Often Underestimated

Representative Vendors

  • Market Introduction
    • Stand-Alone UEBA Solutions
    • Embedded UEBA and UEBA as a Feature Are Becoming More Widespread

Market Recommendations

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