ESG Brief: Sophos Acquires Rook Security to Round Out Managed Detection and Response Offering

Abstract:

Sophos announced that it acquired Rook Security and entered the managed detection and response (MDR) market. Channel consideration was of paramount concern in the go-to-market strategy. Sophos’ entrance into MDR will help address a growing requirement in its customer base. Sophos must execute integration, customer retention, and partner success in lock step to achieve its “cybersecurity evolved” goal of creating “an intelligent, integrated system.”

Topics: Cybersecurity

ESG Master Survey Results: Data Protection Cloud Strategies

Abstract:

ESG’s Master Survey Results provide the complete output of syndicated research surveys in graphical format. In addition to the data, these documents provide background information on the survey, including respondent profiles at an individual and organizational level. It is important to note that these documents do not contain analysis of the data.

This Master Survey Results presentation focuses on how organizations utilize cloud services as part of their data protection strategy, as well as how organizations protect public cloud-resident applications and workloads.

Topics: Data Protection Cloud Services & Orchestration

ESG Brief: Insight Partners Acquires Recorded Future

Abstract:

Insight Partners announced on May 30, 2019 that it will acquire Recorded Future for $780M. In a broad market of threat intelligence competitors, Recorded Future shines brightly because of its “all-source” approach. ESG fully expects Recorded Future to expand geographically and continue broadening integrations and partnerships. It must also protect its existing relationships as it grows to the next level.

Topics: Cybersecurity