We are proud to share that Bitdefender has been positioned as a Visionary in the 2023 Gartner® Magic Quadrant™ for Endpoint Protection Platforms. We believe this recognition cements our ability to execute and completeness of vision.
Get the report to read about Bitdefender’s strengths & cautions and gain essential insights into modern Endpoint Protection Platforms (EPP) which now include EDR and are evolving to XDR.
In our view, the assessment of Bitdefender in the report reaffirms the quality of the Bitdefender GravityZone endpoint security & risk analytics platform, coming on the back of a series of major independent recognitions including being named a Leader in The Forrester Wave™: Endpoint Security, Q4 2023 and topping the AV-Comparatives Advanced Protection Test 2023.
According to Gartner “Visionaries deliver the leading-edge features that will be significant in the next generation of products, and that will give buyers early access to improved security and management. For example, Visionaries often have some of the following capabilities: identity threat detection and response, security configuration management, customizable vendor-managed service wrappers, converged workspace security capabilities, automated detection or response capabilities, advanced EDR features, and real-time incident response workflows. Visionaries can affect the course of technological developments in the market, but may not yet demonstrate consistent execution and may lack market share. Clients pick Visionaries for early access to innovative features.”
Our placement as Visionary in The Gartner® Magic Quadrant™ for Endpoint Protection Platforms is in our opinion another top-tier independent evaluation which further confirms our strong cybersecurity vision and relentless focus on innovation, and pinpoints Bitdefender key strengths as highly relevant to tackling today’s challenges : inefficient or cumbersome protection and detection, lack of comprehensive, human-readable visibility, security skills gaps, alert fatigue and lack of threat context.
While large organizations benefit from better security staffing and expertise, for midsized and smaller companies it is critical to employ platforms that build on effective automated prevention and consolidate, automate, and simplify investigation and response. This is why we’ve built our GravityZone platform with a focus on the needs of midsized companies, and in our view the Gartner Magic Quadrant report confirms Bitdefender as a great fit for such organizations.
Bitdefender GravityZone consolidates organization-wide security visibility and extends threat response within a unified platform and single, flexible set of endpoint tools. By combining risk analytics, prevention, protection, and detection and response across endpoints, identities, clouds, network, and productivity applications, Bitdefender streamlines security operations.
We built our platform with a highly effective prevention foundation and using mature AI perfected since 2008 along with a comprehensive set of hardening, prevention and protection technologies. The result is we defeat more Advanced Persistent Threats, and we defeat them before they execute and cause damage which requires active cleanup.
Our Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR) and Native eXtended Detection and Response (XDR) enables analysts at organizations, regardless of their level of expertise, to rapidly identify, understand, and respond to threats. GravityZone reduces alert fatigue by presenting high-fidelity detections and automatically triaging and correlating incidents to minimize noise and free analysts from painstaking manual analysis across individual alerts from multiple, independent tools. To reduce attacker dwell time, incident context is presented in a human-readable format within Incident Advisor. Teams will rapidly understand where an attack started, the impact, MITRE tactics and techniques, and leverage straightforward recommended response actions.
Unlike many other leading security vendors, more than half of Bitdefender employees are in R&D. This keeps us at the forefront of innovation. We have been expanding the capabilities of machine learning in security since 2008 and have registered over 480+patents to date. The power and robustness of our technologies is validated by consistent leadership in major independent trials. Bitdefender functionality is integrated and trusted by over 180 of the world’s most recognized technology brands.
Our elite Bitdefender Labs team is extremely active not just in keeping our customers ahead of evolving threats but also in collaborating with international organizations such as Europol and Interpol in investigations and taking down threat groups, uncovering new vulnerabilities, and offering ransomware decryptors.
While many vendors tout “leadership” in one or another independent assessment, Bitdefender is one of the only vendors to consistently demonstrate high performance across several of the most trusted independent assessments and trials.
A summary of the most recent awards and recognitions for the Bitdefender GravityZone platform includes:
Analyst reports, independent tests, and customer reviews confirm the value of the Bitdefender GravityZone platform strategy and vision. They also provide valuable feedback to help us prioritize areas to further enhance.
Reducing risk by defending the modern attack surface and empowering under-resourced teams to swiftly respond to attacks requires superior innovation, protection efficacy, and threat context, delivered through an intuitive interface. We believe these Bitdefender qualities/capabilities are mentioned by a consistent stream of positive independent assessments and tests, including the 2023 Gartner® Magic Quadrant™ for Endpoint Protection Platforms.
¹Gartner, Gartner Peer Insights ‘Voice of the Customer’: Endpoint Protection Platforms, Peer Contributors, September 18, 2023
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Bitdefender is a cybersecurity leader delivering best-in-class threat prevention, detection, and response solutions worldwide. Guardian over millions of consumer, enterprise, and government environments, Bitdefender is one of the industry’s most trusted experts for eliminating threats, protecting privacy, digital identity and data, and enabling cyber resilience. With deep investments in research and development, Bitdefender Labs discovers hundreds of new threats each minute and validates billions of threat queries daily. The company has pioneered breakthrough innovations in antimalware, IoT security, behavioral analytics, and artificial intelligence and its technology is licensed by more than 180 of the world’s most recognized technology brands. Founded in 2001, Bitdefender has customers in 170+ countries with offices around the world.View all posts
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