Top 10 SIEM Providers in the Cybersecurity 500 List for Q4 2016

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 cyber security 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 2016 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 10 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 2016 SIEM Solutions Buyer’s Guide.

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Company Name
Cybersecurity Industry Sector
Corporate HQ
3 IBM Security Enterprise IT Security Solutions Waltham, MA
13 RSA Intelligence Driven Security Bedford, MA
36 Tenable Network Security Vulnerability Scanning Columbia, MD
47 AlienVault Threat Detection & Response San Mateo, CA
51 Accenture Enterprise Security Strategy NYC, NY
52 Splunk Big Data Security San Francisco, CA
57 Intel Security Group Anti-Virus, Malware, & Threat Protection Santo Clara, CA
61 ManageEngine Managed Services Pleasanton, CA
84 HP Cybersecurity Palo Alto, CA
88 Alert Logic SIEM Houston, TX

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

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Jeff Edwards is an enterprise technology writer and analyst covering Identity Management, SIEM, Endpoint Protection, and Cybersecurity writ large.He holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Journalism from the University of Massachusetts Amherst, and previously worked as a reporter covering Boston City Hall.
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