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Frost & Sullivan, a globally renowned business consulting and research firm, recently recognized D3 Security with their 2020 Global Customer Value Leadership Award for helping customers streamline and automate their security operations. The award is based on Frost & Sullivan’s analysis of the global security orchestration, automation, and response (SOAR) market. You can download Frost & Sullivan’s entire Best Practices Research Report here.
Each year, Frost & Sullivan presents this award to the company that has demonstrated excellence in implementing strategies that proactively create value for its customers, with a focus on improving the return on investment that customers make in its services or products. The award recognizes the company’s unique focus on augmenting the value that its customers receive, beyond simply good customer service, leading to improved customer retention and customer base expansion.
Frost & Sullivan Best Practices Awards recognize companies in a variety of regional and global markets for demonstrating outstanding achievement and superior performance in areas such as leadership, technological innovation, customer service, and strategic product development. Industry analysts compare market participants and measure performance through in-depth interviews, analyses, and extensive secondary research to identify best practices in the industry.
In a recent press release announcing the award, Frost & Sullivan Industry Analyst Swetha R K said: “Through a combination of agility, access to security talent, and superior technology, D3 Security’s next-generation platform allows clients to grow their security operations at scale. D3 Security’s highly differentiated features, such as ATTACKBOT, and the ability to go beyond SOAR, make it the preferred partner to resellers and service providers.”
D3’s SOAR platform consolidates security tools and applications into a single interface to provide security teams with higher visibility into their entire network and its associated endpoints. The platform presents a structured view of an enterprise’s security operations that provides immediate insights to security professionals of all tiers and different roles.
D3 goes beyond SOAR to handle the entire incident response lifecycle, with cross-departmental incident response workflows, forensics case investigation, and reporting capabilities. In addition, D3’s built-in analytical system provides a dashboard to track important metrics. By analyzing the types of attacks against the client’s environment, the reporting platform highlights security operations or tooling gaps present in an enterprise’s security posture. This capability is particularly relevant for managed security service providers (MSSPs) because it allows them to use the diagnosis to recommend additional tools and/or services.
Significantly, D3 is one of the few cybersecurity vendors with a codeless platform that specializes in enabling users to build complex integrations and automation-powered playbooks without having to write or maintain any Python scripts. Codeless playbooks greatly reduce the resources and expertise required to implement and maintain the platform, which is a major concern for SOAR buyers. Furthermore, D3’s MITRE ATT&CK TTP dashboard includes intuitive visualization to map events to the framework. Enabled by the ATTACKBOT automation and reporting feature, the dashboard helps analysts manage events with a contextual kill chain-oriented view. It allows them to check the status of various types of events, threat indicators, and artifacts as well as drill down to additional commands.
We at D3 are honored to receive such a prestigious award from Frost & Sullivan. We recommend reading their entire Best Practices Research Report on the SOAR market, which you can download here.
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