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Market Guide for Network Detection and Response

Published: 14 December 2022

Summary

The network detection and response market grows steadily and expands to new use cases, such as IaaS. Security and risk management leaders should prioritize NDR as complementary to other detection tools, focusing on low false positive rates and detection of anomalies that other controls don’t cover.

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Overview

Key Findings
  • The network detection and response (NDR) market continues to grow steadily at22.5%, per the latest Gartner security forecast, despite increased competition from other platforms.

  • As early adopters enter a renewal phase, incident response and orchestration workflows gain more weight during the evaluation.

  • A handful of NDR vendors capture most of the attention in the market. Organizations with specialized detection use cases would benefit from mixing known vendors with emerging local players in their shortlists.

Recommendations

To develop their network detection and response capabilities, security and risk management leaders should:

  • Complement existing detection solutions by implementing NDR tools to detect abnormal behaviors

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