Crowdstrike cited by Forrester as cybersecurity leader

Delhi , March 21, 2019 :CrowdStrike the leader in cloud-delivered endpoint protection,  has been named a Leader in The Forrester Wave for Cybersecurity Incident Response Services, Q1 2019.

Forrester  says: “CrowdStrike has an advantage in its threat intelligence and response expertise...and would be an excellent partner for cybersecurity IR...”

The Forrester Wave for Cybersecurity Incident Response Services is a highly respected independent assessment of today’s sophisticated and challenging IR market, and provides an in-depth evaluation of the top 15 IR service providers across 11 criteria. Within that criteria, the report evaluates top vendors within three segments: Current Offering, Strategy and Market Presence. CrowdStrike received the highest possible score score (5.0) in six criteria including:

- Incident Response and Post Incident Reporting and Support (Current Offering)

- Incident Preparation Vision, IR Retainer Vision, and Talent Management (Strategy)

- Hours Performing Incident Prep (Market Presence)

Released  last month, 2019 CrowdStrike Global Threat Report points to the escalating activities of nation-state actors and global eCrime actors across all targeted industries. Key  findings include:

​- The continued rise of “Big Game Hunting” - the practice of combining targeted, intrusion-style tactics for the deployment of ransomware across large organizations -  as one of the most significant trends in eCrime for 2018

 - Increased collaboration between highly sophisticated eCrime threat actors and the use of geo-targeting to support multiple eCrime families

- Media, technology and academia as top targets for malware-free intrusions  

- The telecommunications sector as a key  target of several  intrusion campaigns by China, Iran, and Russia