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NetWitness lauded as cybersecurity leader in GigaOm Radar Report
Tue, 12th Dec 2023

NetWitness, a cyber security vendor, has gained recognition as a leader in network detection response (NDR) and security information and event management (SIEM). This acclaim has come in the form of the GigaOm Radar Report for both NDR and SIEM, which positions NetWitness among IBM and Microsoft.

GigaOm's comparative analysis of network security providers highlights NetWitness's superior performance across several key criteria. These include historical forensics, managed NDR, alarm fidelity and self-tuning, data enrichment, collaboration and case management, automation, and convergence. Notably, NetWitness is commended for its extensive network visibility capabilities due to its full packet capture and detection feature.

The cyber defence company has also impressed in the area of SIEM features, with the maturity of its product and focussed development of its SIEM platform over the past 15 years catching GigaOm's attention.

Tod Ewasko, Chief Product Officer of NetWitness, acknowledged the company's achievements, saying, "This recognition is a testament to the hard work and dedication of our team, who have been relentless in their pursuit of excellence and innovation in cybersecurity. We are truly honoured to be recognised as a leader in the NDR and SIEM spaces by GigaOm."

NetWitness was rated as a market leader for Network Detection and Response by GigaOm's recently released Radar Report, firmly establishing the company within the ‘Leader Circle’. NetReceived scored exceptionally in multiple areas of the NDR Radar Report, with key criteria considered, such as historical forensics, automated response, managed NDR, scalability, visibility, ecosystem support, vendor support, and pricing.

The GigaOm report provides a detailed analysis of 22 NDR solutions and represents a valued resource in helping organisations make informed cybersecurity decisions. NetWitness excelled in this evaluation, being not only included in the assessment but also named a leader based on its NDR solution.

NetWitness also stands out in the Platform/Innovation segment of the report, signalling its high overall value due to its comprehensive technology and continuous innovation in an evolving market. In recognition of customer adoption and its ability to innovate, GigaOm awarded NetWitness with its highest momentum rating of 'Outperformer'.

The areas of strength identified in NetWitness's network include comprehensive network visibility, with real-time visibility into all network traffic, on-premises, in the cloud, and across virtual environments. It also offers a flexible response to new threats and enables rapid resolution of known threats, thanks to its systematic orchestration and automation processes. Furthermore, its capability to capture metadata only where appropriate for storage savings exhibits a unique feature of the NetWitness network.