The Top 25 Security Analytics Providers in the Cybersecurity 500 List for Q4 2015

CyberSecurity 500 SIEMCyber security research and market intelligence firm Cybersecurity Ventures has released the latest iteration of its Cybersecurity 500 list, a global compilation of innovative companies providing cybersecurity solutions and services.

The list, which is updated quarterly, aims at creating “awareness and recognition for the most innovative cyber security companies,” according to a press release announcing the Q4 2015 update.

Unlike Gartner and Forrest reports, the Cybersecurity 500 list does not consider vendor revenue, employees, or annual growth in its rankings. “We do not think a list of the largest cyber security companies is useful to our target audience of cyber and IT security decision makers,” says Steve Morgan, founder and CEO of Cybersecurity Ventures, and Editor-in-Chief of the Cybersecurity 500 list. “[IT decision makers] already know who the biggest vendors are. Instead, we give a nod to the hottest and most innovative companies.”

Selection and ranking criteria are subjective and include some or all of the following when evaluating each company:

  • Cybersecurity Sector (market category)
  • Problem(s) solved
  • Customer Base
  • Feedback from CISOs and Decision Makers
  • Feedback from IT Security Evaluators & Recommenders
  • Feedback from VARs, SIs and Consultants
  • VC Funding
  • Company Growth
  • Published Product Reviews
  • Demos and Presentations at Conferences
  • Corporate Marketing and Branding
  • Media Coverage
  • Notable Implementations
  • Founder and Management Pedigree

We’ve combed through the list and pulled the 25 top-ranked Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)  and related technology vendors. Businesses are listed according to rank in the Cybersecurity 500 list. Businesses listed in red text also feature on our SIEM Solutions Directory, and in our free 2015 SIEM Solutions Buyer’s Guide.

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Company Name
Cybersecurity Industry Sector
Corporate HQ
3 AlienVault Threat Detection and Response San Mateo, CA
7 RSA Intelligence Driven Security Bedford, MA
8 IBM Enterprise IT Security Solutions Armonk, NY
12 Palo Alto Networks Threat Detection and Response Santa Clara, CA
18 Intel Security Group Threat Protection Santa Clara, CA
19 IKANOW Information Security Analytics Reston VA
29 Splunk Big Data Security (SIEM) Cupertino, CA
44 Ziften Endpoint Threat Detection Austin TX
57 Rapid 7 Security Data & Analytics Solution Boston MA
62 HP Cybersecurity for Public Sector & Defense Palo Alto, CA
65 Qualys Cloud Security & Compliance Redwood City CA
84 Click Security Real Time Security Analytics Austin TX
98 NetIQ Security Management & Intelligence Houston, TX
99 Tenable Vulnerability Scanning Columbia, MD
132 Silobreaker Cyber Analytics & Risk Intelligence London, UK
135 AccelOps Network Security Monitoring Santa Clara, CA
157 Trustwave Managed Security Services Chicago, IL
171 Securonix Security Analytics Technology Los Angeles, CA
182 Sumo Logic Big Data Security Analytics Redwood City, CA
185 Hortonworks Big Data Security Analytics Santa Clara, CA
186 SilverSky Security-as-a-Service Milford, CT
191 Threat Stack Cloud Security Monitoring Boston, MA
253  LogRhythm Log Management & Security Analytics Boulder, CO
303 Solarwinds IT Security Software Austin, TX
386  Red Lambda Big Data Security Analytics Longwood, FL

You can check out the Cybersecurity 500 list in full, with descriptions for each vendor, here.

 

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