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Market Trends: UEBA Providers Must Embrace Specialization

Published: 31 May 2019

ID: G00385712

Analyst(s): Eric Ahlm


User behavior analysis has quickly become a feature of SIEM solutions threatening the stand-alone viability of general purpose UEBA solutions. Solving the insider threat problem is a potentially new area of distinction for UEBA providers that could give the market more staying power.

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Market Trend

  • The Market Growth Opportunity for UEBA Players: Become an Insider Threat Defense Platform
  • Enterprise Buyers Could Start to Budget for Insider Threat Programs
  • User Behavioral Monitoring Becomes a Differentiator in Several Other Core Markets
  • Buyer Trend
    • Commercial Buyers Are Setting Up Formalized Insider Threat Detection Programs
    • Nonsecurity Stakeholders, Such as HR and Legal, Drive Insider Threat Requirements
    • Insider Threat Solutions May Appeal to Buyers of DLP
  • Technology Trend
    • Finding and Using Extended Data About Users Is a Technical Differentiator
    • Finding the “Best” Data for Detecting Insider Threats:
    • Agent-Based User Monitoring Gathers Richer, More Usable Data
    • Insider Threat Dashboards and Reports Favor Non-IT Administrators

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