Bitdefender, a global cybersecurity leader, is pleased to announce that it was recognized in the December 2022 Gartner® Hype Cycle™ for Endpoint Security¹ report across multiple categories. The report tracks the innovations that aid security leaders in protecting their enterprise from attacks and breaches. Among the categories tracked by Gartner, Bitdefender was recognized in extended detection and response (XDR), endpoint detection and response (EDR) and endpoint protection platforms (EPP).
According to Gartner, “Security risk leaders must prepare to select next-wave technology to continue to protect endpoints from attacks and breaches.” The report notes, “To counter advanced targeted attacks, it becomes crucial to correlate data from the endpoint and elsewhere when threat hunting. For a second time, XDR emerges in the Hype Cycle with signs of becoming mainstream.” We believe Bitdefender’s recognition across the XDR, EDR and EPP categories demonstrates the GravityZone platform’s ability to effectively combine advanced threat detection with cross-endpoint correlation, rich security context and risk analytics for superior visibility and protection across endpoints, productivity applications, clouds, identity sources and network data, all within a single, unified view.
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Additionally, the report goes on to say, “XDR platforms appeal to resource-constrained organizations of all sizes in all industry sectors, due to their ability to automate time-consuming processes, shorten detection and response times, and generally require less maintenance.”
“The increased complexity and frequency of cybersecurity attacks, the ongoing threat of ransomware, the continuation of remote work, and the cybersecurity skill shortage have merged to create unparalleled challenges for security leaders at businesses of all sizes and across all industries,” said Andrei Florescu, deputy general manager and senior vice president of products at Bitdefender Business Solutions Group. “We believe this report defines what leaders must consider when addressing those challenges and highlights innovative technologies that have become mission critical for any business. Bitdefender’s presence across numerous categories in the report proves the effectiveness and value the GravityZone platform delivers by providing advanced threat prevention, detection, and response across an organization’s heterogeneous environment with an easy-to-use single platform.”
In addition to the 2022 Gartner® Hype Cycle™ for Endpoint Security report, Bitdefender was also recently recognized in the XDR and EDR categories in the 2022 Gartner® Hype Cycle™ for Security Operations² report; the 2022 Gartner® Hype Cycle™ for Midsize Enterprisesᶾ report; and the managed detection and response (MDR) category in the Gartner report Emerging Tech: Adoption Growth Insights for Managed Detection and Response.
¹Gartner, “Hype Cycle for Endpoint Security, 2022”, December 19, 2022.
²Gartner, “Hype Cycle for Security Operations, 2022”, July 5, 2022.
ᶾGartner, “Hype Cycle for Midsize Enterprises, 2022”, July 11, 2022.
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